Last post for the tiki month! Here is a cathegory of tiki drinks that I like very much, those that contains some amount of coffee, often paired with pineapple and white grapefruit juices. Pineapple and coffee is a match made in heaven, adding an intriguing flavor profile and who invented it I have no idea, […]
COLONIAL AMERICAN INSPIRED RUM
The Lost Spirits Distillery have done it again! made a geeky rum that blew me away…this time it`s a 62 % ABV monster with espresso coffee and sarsaparilla notes…
I read Cocktailwonk`s post earlier on this rum where i read the flavor description by Bryan – “chocolate-dipped plums rolled […]
I`m a lover of agricole rums and St Aubin is new to me even though it`s not new on the market. Hailing from beautiful Mauritius it`s an exotic and exciting rum to review!
St Aubin plantation located on southern Mauritius has been cultivating sugarcane since 1890 and takes it´s name from one of it`s […]
Hailing from Panama – Selvarey Rum comes in two different expressions – Selvarey White and Selvarey Cacao. It`s distilled in Panama by master blender Don “Pancho” Francisco Fernandez. The name Selvarey means “Jungle King”
Don Pancho was born in Cuba in 1938 and he first began working with cutting sugarcane in the fields with […]
First time i saw rhum arrangè being made by suspending the fruits above the rhum in large jars was when i saw a video from La Rèunion and i got quite curious. There were all kinds of fruits hanging there with all kinds of things (spices) sticking out of the fruits. I had known […]
Oh how i wish sometimes that i could just for a day or two transport myself back to the time where the tiki drinks were served with rums like the 17 year old JWray, the quintessential Mai Tai rum or for example the Jamaican Dagger rums…
Well, there IS still some of those rums […]
A touch of coffee and pineapple..
The fragrance of coffee is one of those lovely things that belongs to our comfort-zone, really, what would we do without it?
I`m gonna write a little series on my favorite flavor combinations and coffee and pineapple is first out. The pairing of flavors is something that i`ve always […]
Browsing through Remixed i always stops at the picture of Garrett`s Maitini – it looks so deliscious! i have of course since long been thinking of making it but never got that far until now.
I need to switch out the rum though since i don´t have Bacardi 8. As you can see from […]
The truth is – it doesn`t – and now we`re going to kill the caffeine dehydration myth once and for all. I`m more than willing to say my word on this topic and here´s why: Its totally useless that a myth shall abound that prevents people from having a cup of good coffee when […]
To all of you (and everyone else) who have followed my blog this year, a merry christmas and happy holidays!
Last x-mas I made a post about our Swedish tradition which is to drink a mulled wine we call glogg. This year i`m gonna use glogg again since I saw a new variety which sparked […]