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Where To Drink Rum: Trailer Happiness, London

August 9, 2010
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This is a guest post written by Peter and Pauline Holland of The Floating Rum Shack.  Peter and Pauline are avid rum enthusiasts and great friends of both this site and its humble author.  They live in the UK, where they have a much easier time making it down to Trailer Happiness to enjoy what […]

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Rum Dood Cocktail

July 6, 2010
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Rum Dood created by Paul Etter 1.5 oz Smith & Cross .5 oz Cruzan Black Strap .5 oz Lemon Juice .5 oz Lime Juice .5 oz Rothman & Winter Apricot Orchard .25 oz Ginger Syrup .25 oz Falernum Dash Angostura bitters Shake all ingredients with a cup of cracked ice and pour unstrained into a […]

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Mixology Monday: Pain In The Ass Drinks

April 26, 2010
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The merry months continue to pass on by in their irresistible march towards a future full of rum and riches for yours truly (that is where we’re headed right? I really hope this isn’t like the time I got on the wrong train and ended up in Oceanside when I meant to go to LA). Of course, such a passing of time inevitably brings us our next Mixology Monday.

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Coconaut

March 18, 2010
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It’s not often that you’ll see me recommending a drink that calls for a blender. I have several friends that are trying to break me of my resistance as there are actually quite a few awesome Tiki drinks that employ this device’s dark powers of crush and/or puree. Drinks like this one only help their cause.

The Coconaut is another Jeff Berry creation, originally given to the world via his book, Beachbum Berry’s Grog Log. A mixture of coconut cream, rum, lime juice and a blender full of ice, it’s an utterly amazing drink that can pack quite a wallop.

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Beachbum’s Own

March 5, 2010
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As we come to the end of Jeff “Beachbum” Berry Week it just so happens that we are not only celebrating the any-day-now arrival of Jeff’s newest book, Beachbum Berry Remixed, but also the Bum’s own birthday!

There are so many great drinks to actually choose from.  The Miehana, the Coconaut, the Bum’s Rush, the Kiliki Cooler…

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The Ancient Mariner

March 4, 2010
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Are you tired of Tiki drinks yet?  I sure hope not because we’re still rolling with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry Week as we prepare ourselves for the arrival of Jeff’s newest book, Beachbum Berry Remixed.

Jeff, of course, is considered the man at the front of the Tiki Revival that we’re seeing today.  Beyond reviving long-lost recipes and repopularizing drinks that had fallen out of favor Jeff has also introduced a few drinks of his own, ranging from the blatantly Polynesian to the more subtle tropical drinks like the Ancient Mariner.

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Miehana

March 3, 2010
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It’s been all Jeff “Beachbum” Berry all the time here for the past few days as we celebrate the impending arrival of his newest book, and we’re still rolling with even more fun from J-Triple-B.

The Miehana is one of Jeff’s original Tiki recipes. A fantastic drink with pretty much the easiest ingredient ratio ever (here’s a hint: use the same amount for all of them), the Miehana combines three fruit juices with three different liquors (two, of course, are rums) to create a drink that is a great tribute to the city down the street from my doorstep.

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