Playing with fire + imbibing strong drinks: good idea, or great idea? Okay, so it’s risky stuff. Use your head, keep your fire extinguisher handy, and … Continue reading How to Make Flaming Drinks
We’ve all learned that fresh-squeezed citrus is non-negotiable, it’s become dead easy to get good rums and syrups, and we’ve got great recipes. So why does that drink … Continue reading An Easy Fix for Your Tiki Drinks: Tweaking Your Shake
Liquor.com has a special feature, “Drink Here Now,” profiling 173 bars across the United States that they believe “matter most—right now,” “a celebration of the country’s greatest, … Continue reading Tiki Bars Get the Spotlight in Liquor.com’s “Drink Here Now 2015”
Tiki drinks are on the rise, but what are they, really? Before I tell you about tiki drinks, let’s go over something bigger: tropical drinks. Tropical drinks … Continue reading What Is a Tiki Drink?
Probably the number one question I get at my home tiki bar, Balhi Ha’i: how I got my custom glasses. Today, I tell all! Step 1: … Continue reading How to Get Custom Glassware for Your Tiki Bar
My symposium for people who work in the bar industry, “Tiki: A Story for Bartenders,” is not a how-to of tropical drinkmaking. On the contrary, I … Continue reading The Best Tiki Drink Recipe Books: A Review of the Works of Jeff Beachbum Berry (So Far)
Anyone who’s cracked the spine on a Beachbum Berry book has quickly recognized that your typical home bar setup will not be sufficient to tackle most … Continue reading New Syrups from Trader Tiki: Ginger and Falernum