A book entirely devoted to one of my favorite tiki drinks – the Zombie!!
For the first time ever (as far as i know) has an entire book been written about ONE tiki drink, the famous Zombie. That`s how much this drink fascinates…
Now the book does of course not contain only one Zombie [...]
Here´s a very interesting spirit – a Coconut Arrak made from fermented coconut flowers!
This Arrak should not be confused with Batavia Arrak which is distilled from fermented sugar cane and rice. The original word “araq” is Arabian and was associated with the distillation process when the knowledge of how to distill spirits spread [...]
Bring out your bar tools people! the long awaited new book from Jeff ”Beachbum” Berry is here! And the book cover is as sunny as the Caribbean sun!
“POTIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN:
500 YEARS OF TROPICAL DRINKS AND THE PEOPLE BEHIND THEM,”
Mr Rum Ambassador Ian Burrel – Founder of the UK Rumfest
Here´s the second post on my round-up of the UK Rumfest that took place oct 12-13 at the ExCeL in London to celebrate all things Rum!
THE CONNAISSEUR´S COVE
The Connaisseur´s Cove was new for this years Rumfest and was the secluded [...]
After a rum and cocktail filled weekend at the ExCel and the bars in London part of me wish one could always live this way while the other part is a bit shall we say booze over-filled?
It´s like a Rum “Tales of the Cocktail” in a concentrated mini format…
For those who doesn´t [...]
The World’s Largest Rum Festival Will Honour the Industry’s Finest at the Fourth Annual Golden Rum Barrel Awards
And i`m very happy to announce that this blog won the Rum Barrel award in the cathegory “Rum Blog of the Year 2013″ at the Rum Barrel awards at the Mayfair Hotel in London.
It´s wonderful [...]
Here´s a very interesting rum produced by the legendary Foursquare distillery that have an interesting and colorful history.
It´s an authentic, handcrafted excellent sipping rum from Barbados bringing that genuine Bajan flavor to your glass.
The Real McCoy rum is based on the story of William “Bill” McCoy, the pioneer rum runner of the [...]
The picture parade from this years tastings at the Tales of the Cocktail continues! i had to break it up in two posts, there´s simply too much..
The hard part when you do all these tastings is to remember everything..because there`s a LOT! I won`t even be able to blog about it all – but [...]
“The Zombie is not Lemonade”
This is the drink that made the tiki drinks famous! invented by Don the Beachcomber and so influential that people named their bars after it.
If you have had a well made zombie you know what i`m talking about…
This seminar held by Jeff Berry, Ian Burrell and Steve [...]
The first seminar i went to at this years Tales was about the pineapple. Not so surprisingly i found a lot of the tiki folks in there…
The seminar took us through the history of the pineapple and there was a lot i didn´t know about this royal fruit.
The first wild pineapples came [...]