Farewell Johnny I can’t be exactly sure of the year, but I am willing to bet it was 1981, maybe 1982. My friend John lived a house away where I grew up. He was the eldest one of the crew, 2-3 years older than most of us. So, he was the ringleader. He was going […]
Citrus If you are not using fresh citrus fruits don’t even bother to mix drinks. If you are going to be mixing cocktails, any cocktail, and yes this includes a classic Martini, Rum & Coke, or especially, especially a tiki or Polynesian drink, you need fresh citrus fruits, even if its just a garnish. The […]
World History: February 10 1945 The Andrew’s Sisters song ‘Rum & Coca Cola’ hist #1 on the music charts.
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Allspice Dram Allspice or Pimento Dram is a Tiki cocktail secret ingredient. The stuff you buy in the store is so potent, you need to regard it more as a bitter and measure it out with an eye dropper. This homemade version came out of necessity. I could not find it in any of my […]
Bell Pepper Syrup While in the Caribbean I came across a pepper so hot, its actually supposed to be hotter than Scotch Bonnet. Its name is Madam Jeanette or “Surinam Yellow”. While they are like small bell peppers, they are as hot as Habanero with a mango or pineapple like flavor. With all that heat, […]