Strawberry Shrunken Skull

Strawberry Shrunken Skull

Tiki drinks are always an excellent choice on a hot summer day, but there aren't all that many tiki drinks that are made especially for summer, such as fresh strawberries or other berries that you might run into at the farmers' market. This is a shame because ingredients like strawberries…
Mahina Riviera

Mahina Riviera

We are big fans of Clement's Mahina Coco Liqueur. Unlike coconut-flavored rums, this liqueur is naturally flavor by infusing rhum agricole with fresh coconut. It is sweetened, but it retains some of the fresh, vegetal notes of the rhum for a unique flavor. It's an excellent mixing liqueur, especially if…
The Great Waikiki Mai Tai Hunt

The Great Waikiki Mai Tai Hunt

When you think of Hawaii, you probably think of sipping tropical cocktails on a sun-kissed beach. And when you get to Hawaii, you'll find people drinking them down like water. In Hawaii, they don't serve the traditional Trader Vic's Mai Tai. Instead, they serve a more tropical version of the…
Blue Zombie

Blue Zombie

There is something about a blue cocktail that just makes you feel like you're on vacation. This probably has a little something to do with the fact that the Blue Hawaii was invented on Oahu and was served to millions of tourists over the years. The main ingredient in most…
Tiki “Affogato”

Tiki “Affogato”

We drink even more coffee than rum - which is probably a good thing - and one of our favorite coffee desserts is an affogato. The word affogato means "drowned" in Italian and the dessert that the name refers to is a scoop of ice cream that has a shot…
Puka Pineapple Punch

Puka Pineapple Punch

Puka Punch is a cocktail with a great name - a name that becomes more fun to say the more you drink them! The drink has been on the menu of LA's Tiki Ti bar since the 1960s. The original recipe is a blend of three rums with orange, pineapple…
Tropical Itch

Tropical Itch

The Tropical Itch is a cocktail that was first poured by Harry Yee at the Hilton Hawaiian Gardens resort in Waikiki back in 1957. Harry Yee was a bartender who turned out to be a bit of a tropical tiki drink pioneer, putting together drinks that we still enjoy today.…
A Lapu Lapu for the #lapulapuchallenge2015

A Lapu Lapu for the #lapulapuchallenge2015

The Lapu Lapu is a classic tiki cocktail that we've always really enjoyed. The original had two types of rum - usually a light and a dark - and a blend of lemon, orange and passion fruit juices. The three juices are a fantastic combination, largely because the lemon and…
Velvet Ti Punch

Velvet Ti Punch

Ti Punch is the most traditional way to enjoy rhum agricole. The drink is served by bringing a bottle of rhum, a dish of limes and a small bowl of sugar to your table, then giving you a glass and a swizzle stick that will allow you to assemble the…