A telling sign of the current state of tiki: last night at Pagan Idol, I was served a Voodoo Grog in an actual vintage Voodoo Grog … Continue reading A Voodoo Grog Story
Confession time: I’ve been using canned pineapple juice. It’s just… I don’t make a lot of drinks that call for pineapple juice. I only need it … Continue reading How to Juice a Pineapple
In my post about touring Palm Springs’ tiki bars, I mentioned Jeff Cleveland of Tonga Hut. Jeff recently moved to Palm Springs from Milwaukee, where he was … Continue reading Ohana Joe, My New Favorite Tiki Drink
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?