The Golden Monkey

The Golden MonkeyRecipe by Robert Grecht- aka The Doghouse I had to do a bit of metric conversion here, for Robert’s recipe.Robert had this presented in an amazing glass. I just had a footed Pilsner glass, sorry. But when he told me what he was making, I knew Rob would dig it (my Rob). It’s…

Cherry Blossom

Cherry BlossomJustin WojslawFrom Minimalist Tiki I wanted something Asian inspired to go with dinner tonight. What better than something bright and shiny, as we go into the darkness of winter!As well, this reminds me of our trip to Japan, following our Aussie wedding, when all the blossom was just- blossoming. As it does. 22.5ml Fresh…

JADE IDOL

JADE IDOL Robert Grecht made this 2 weeks ago, and I’ve been waiting to replicate it. He posted it to Instagram and also the Craft Cocktail Club. Robert and I had talked (chatted) across the airwaves. He has quite a selection of amazing glassware, and I, like others, admire it greatly. As we chatted about…

Fake Empire

Fake EmpireRecipe by Andy, of ProofCocktalis.nl Fake Empire snippet:- Stay out super late tonight picking apples, making pies. Put a little something in our lemonade and take it with us. This band, wow. I love them. We saw them a couple of years ago now. Remember when you could go see live bands? We actually…

Get Throwed

Get Throwed Another recipe from Chad Austin. I was playing around in the kitchen, and thought to myself, “does this have a use in any cocktails? I bet it does!” I was using lemongrass in something, and that was what I was thinking about. I love everything about lemongrass. The smell is so kinda clean…

Mind Flayer

Mind FlayerRecipe by Chad AustinEveryone Ha a F*cking Cocktail Book As Chad opens his dialogue for this drink with“not for the weak at heart, or those with limp dick taste buds”I think I have to agree whole heartedly. The Summer keeps on being summer that we have had so far this year, and it does…

Purp Colada

I had ordered a copy of Chad Austin’s ‘Everyone has a F*cking Cocktail Book’ for delivery to my sister in law, in Florida. This was so when Rob went there, back in May, he could bring it back with him. Unfortunately the book never showed up before Robs trip back. So it sits in Florida,…

Peachtree Punch

We are back from our travels, so time to mix drinks again and remember what proper summer felt like. Peachtree PunchFrom Smuggler’s CoveAlso via Tiki Recipes, compliments to Jeff Selby 1/2 a peach90ml fresh Orange Juice15ml fresh Lemon Juice30ml Cream of Coconut7.5ml Peach Liqueur60ml light Rum ( here I consulted the Minimalist Tiki, and went…

Apricole Swizzle

From Rebecca Carriere on Tiki RecipesA Facebook group. Second on the menu tonight is this drink.It’s a harder taste than the first, but showcases the Agricole so well. 60ml unaged Agricole – I used Clement 15ml Orgeat 15ml lemon juice 15ml Apricot Liqueur- I used a homemade one, recipe recommended Giffard’s 6-10 dashes Angostura Bitters…

Lei Lani Volcano

Recipe from Katie Lowe on Tiki RecipesA Facebook group. We had a friend pop around this evening, so decided on this drink, which features guava nectar as it’s primary flavour. It also has coconut rum as well (I’m never a huge fan of coconut rum, but the prime imbiber is). It’s definitely fruity, and also…