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 [...]
More rhum arrangè cocktails!
So now i have got to try out two very nice rhum arrangèes made by Cèdric Brement and Benoit Bail, and since i wrote my reviews of Benoit´s exotic Zwazo ananas-vanille rhum arrangè and Cèd`s award winning Banane-Cacao, i feel i want to make more drinks with them and see [...]
Here comes Brazil!
I just got my hands on Leblon`s new açai liqueur…
Açai is a new macerated fruit liqueur made by Maison Leblon and is made from Zambazon açai berries from the Amazon region in Brazil. Straight from the rainforest, exotic and purple – yeah…this really speaks to me.
I “sort of” knew [...]
As a fun idea i thought i should dig up a few old posts that has been “buried” since the beginning of this blog. So i start with the very first post i made – the start of this blog – that was back in 2008 posted june 29th – and will tell yall that [...]
Here´s a little drink i´ve been curious about for a while but never had the time to try out until now when it´s time to get back to normal work after the Tales is over for this time.
The Yellow Boxer i found in Remixed by Jeff Berry – but who made it? where [...]
MAI TAI – A PATERNITY TEST
This seminar was led by Jeff Beachbum Berry, Ian Burell and Steve Remsberg – a trio guaranteed to both enlighten and amuse.
Since the Mai Taii is my favorite cocktail this also was a must seminar. The contoversy of the who made the Mai Tai has [...]
Love me some Juleps…
It´s julep time and i`m not going to pass the opportunity to post a mint julep on Derby Day! few things are bettter than sipping slowly on a cold mint julep..especially if i s a hot day.
Since i did post a classical julep last year i`m gonna mix up [...]
The fragrance of the lightly bruised mint that blends so well with the fresh lemon and warm vanilla scent is heavenly..
A mix of lemon, rye whiskey and vanilla syrup topped off with fragrant mint, is a sure good drink to beat the cold of the winter.
Its friggin`minus 11 degrees F (-24C) here [...]
I have a feeling of slipping in on a banana peel here, i forgot it was monday yesterday..
The topic is punch. There are many different kinds of punch and the host Hobson`s Choice states that “There aren’t really any specific limitations on this month’s subject” and “Keep in mind that we are at [...]
As a real vanilla geek i was happy to receive this vanilla liqueur – now i got a perfect excuse to indulge myself and everybody in vanilla flavored cocktails..
Navan is made by Grand Marnier and is made with natural ingredients and as we know vanilla isn`t the cheapest spice. The quality of Navan [...]