Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

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Kapu Kai

If you are like us, you horde your Lemon Hart 151 like it’s the last bottle on earth. Or maybe you stockpiled a few during the ups and downs of

Lani-Honi

Here’s the first in a pair of quick and easy Tiki recipes we whipped up for online happy hours recently. The Lani-Honi is just three ingredients with crushed ice and

Brooklynite

We have been enjoying the medium format as well as the more recent video shorts by Zach Zoschke, and in one if his cocktail features the other day he was

Tradewinds

Here’s a fantastic cocktail just in time for spring. The Tradewinds is an easy, historic tiki recipe from the 1970’s—a time when the Polynesian craze was waning, along with good

Blue Hawaii

The cold, wet weeks of late winter and early spring always have us looking forward to warmer times. As we start to climb out of the dark, shorter days of

Green Cross Swizzle

Green Chartreuse is absolutely one of the world’s pleasures. You can disagree, but if you are reading this and you haven’t had personal experience with this ingredient you just don’t

Hop Toad

We are going to sneak one more cocktail into 2021. This comes right out of the Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book from 1935, and that makes it a classic. Yet, with

Kingston Negroni

Negroni Week starts on September 14th and goes through the 20th which is just around the corner, so in addition to sharing some of the details, we wanted to feature

Lost Lake

A friend recently suggested we try the recipe for the signature cocktail from Chicago tiki bar, Lost Lake, featured as the 2016 Imbibe 75 Cocktail Bar of the Year. We

Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island is one of those drinks whose name evokes memories—usually, a groan of nostalgic awe and respect for its potent reputation, or a chuckle of association with a

Cobra’s Fang

Exploration of tiki can be be a little daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Depending on your focus, you can work your way through simpler recipes while growing your

Chief Lapu Lapu

Eventually, every cocktail enthusiast takes a turn down the tiki trail. Sometimes, it is just to try a popular recipe without full knowledge of the exotic flavors and culture that