I’m either incredibly smart or incredibly stupid. After spending my Sundays working at 320 Main in Seal Beach, California behind the bar, Jason Schiffer and I decided that if Trader Tiki can do Tiki Nights at the Teardrop Lounge in Portland, Oregon, then why couldn’t we do a series of Tiki nights at 320 Main? [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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…