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 [...]
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,”
Hailing from the “garden island” Kaua`i in Hawaii – Kōloa rum is a unique single batch premium rum that is made from Hawaiian sugarcane and pure mountain waters of Kaua`i. It`s not made from molasses but from crystalized sugar with a high level of molasses in it setting it apart from other rums.
“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 [...]
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 [...]
I just love the Tiki Central! it´s one of the places to go for everything tiki and it´s one of the places i go for inspiration to make drinks and you find something more often than not. Yesterday i was looking for something new to try that i could post up here as well [...]
Browsing through Don the Beachcomber´s “Little Hawaiian Tropical Drink Book” it´s clear that Don used a lot of honey cream mix. Trader Vic also used it but it seems to me that Don used it more. I tried it the first time many years ago ( in 2007) when i tried to make Don`s [...]
A while ago the Trader Vic`s website had their Grog Concentrate up for sale for a limited time and since that grog mix isn`t normally sold to the public except occasionally it was sold out in a matter of a day or two. Then a couple days later they sold another batch which did [...]
After drinking all those lapu lapu drinks i wrote about in my previous post i`m now gonna make drinks that has the word aku or aku aku in the name and there`s no other reason for doing that other than tiki drink research..and because i like rum drinks.
In my previous post about lapu lapu [...]
Lapu Lapus are some strong rum drinks and it is said that they bring magic and makes you “see things on the other side” – whatever that means…
The term Lapu Lapu drinks comes from a legend that for some obscure reason happened to be the name sake of the drink Chief Lapu Lapu. [...]