Cocktails

Caipirinha

It’s the national drink of Brazil, made with their national spirit, and it’s internationally awesome. Caipirinha 2 oz Cachaça 2 tsp Sugar Slices of 1 lime Combine all in a glass and muddle limes thoroughly. Add ice and stir (optionally toss in a shaker). What do you do when you have a sugarcane based spirit? [...]

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‘Ti Punch

It’s the national drink of Martinique, a favorite of rhum enthusiasts everywhere, and scarcely known outside of those circles, but the ‘Ti Punch is one of the most easily sipped tropical libations ever concocted. ‘Ti Punch 2 oz Rhum Agricole .25 oz Lime Juice 1 tsp cane syrup Mix all ingredients in a glass with [...]

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Trader Tiki, Painkiller NY Change Names

File this under “things people have been talking about a lot for the past two days.” Both Trader Tiki’s Exotic Syrups and Painkiller NY Tiki Bar have announced name changes this week due to litigation relating to trademarks. Both changes have brought on a great deal of anger from the community (though I’ll admit that [...]

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English Ruff

English Ruff 1 oz Applejack .75 oz Smith & Cross Rum .5 oz Punt e Mes 1 tsp Gomme Syrup 1 tsp Apfel Schnapps Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. No garnish. I swear this blog isn’t just a repository for my own, personal drink recipes. This recipe is more of [...]

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Jaunty Angle

Some drink recipes spend a lot of time rattling around in my head.  I have a moleskin notebook full of recipes that I either come up with out of the blue or during one of the Thursday Drink Night events with the rest of the Cocktail Blogging Degenerates at the Mixoloseum. Most of these recipes [...]

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Where To Drink Rum: Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco

This is a guest post from Humuhumu [https://www.humuhumu.com] – a designer, programmer and tikiphile living in San Francisco where she has nearly unfettered access to what may be the best rum bar in the US, if not the world or even possibly the Solar System: Smuggler’s Cove. The Space: Most everyone who walks into Smuggler’s [...]

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Where To Drink Rum: Trailer Happiness, London

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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