Caipiríssima

Caipiríssima

The best known cocktail in Brazil is the Caipirinha, which is made with sugar, muddled limes and cachaça. We're fans of cachaça, which is produced from sugar cane juice, just like rhum agricole, and typically has crisp, grassy notes to it. But like all good classic cocktails, the caipirinha is subject to many…
Oh Noa!

Oh Noa!

When you visit Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar, there are a number of drinks on the menu that trigger "shows" inside the bar that involve lights, sound effects, rain and animations. One favorite is the Uh-Oa!, a bowl that is meant to serve at least two drinkers, that is accompanied…
The Vanilla Trade

The Vanilla Trade

Vanilla is always one of our favorite flavors, whether it is in a bowl of classic vanilla ice cream or mingling with oak in a barrel-aged rum or bourbon. Vanilla orchids grown in many tropical climates around the world, but they originated in parts of Mexico, Guatemala and Central America.…
The Cobra Effect

The Cobra Effect

Given that we just added some new falernum to our collection, we were especially pleased to see a feature dedicated to falernum in our most recent issue of Imbibe Magazine. The magazine included a trio of cocktails that derived a lot of their flavor from falernum, yet were entirely different. It inspired us to do…
Tiki Bomb Pop

Tiki Bomb Pop

Every single tiki drink is absolutely appropriate for a summer party, when the weather is hot and you want to kick back and imagine you are somewhere a little more exotic than your yard. Some drinks, however, are more appropriate than others. We often serve up cocktails that are blended or…