jamaican rum

Tai One On

Tai One On

A simple daiquiri is a great base for playing with new rums and new sweeteners. It's such a straightforward drink that a single change can have a big impact and it's fun (and delicious) to see the difference one substitution makes. You can always use a more complicated cocktail -…
Army Navy Grog

Army Navy Grog

The Army Navy is a classic gin cocktail made with lemon, orgeat and angostura bitters. We had a good one a few weeks back at the Normandie Club in Koreatown a few weeks back, but as orgeat becomes more popular even at non-tiki bars, you'll start to see this drink pop…
Berried Treasure

Berried Treasure

There aren't a great number of berry tiki drinks out there (though there are quite a few innovated or recorded by one) and we wouldn't say that it's an essential tiki flavor. That being said, there is no reason that berries can't be incorporated into a tiki cocktail because they go fabulously…
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…
After the Luau

After the Luau

The other day, we made a caramelized pineapple syrup by cooking chunks of pineapple on the stovetop with a little bit of sugar, then combining that with more sugar and water to make it into a usable syrup. The syrup was good, but after a little bit of experimentation, we decided that adding some…