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…

Blueberry Peach Mojito

We had some friends around last night. One had a somewhat belated birthday celebration. And as I was going with TexMex flavoured food, I thought it should be accompanied by something summery and fresh. The birthday boy brought his own cake, which was also decidedly delicious. 100gm granulated sugar 125ml water 159gm Blueberries peaches 1…

Staycation

From Damon BaconIn Tiki Recipes a Facebook group. I guess most of us have had a staycation in the last year and a half nearly, now. But for us here in Europe, things are starting to open up again. And we are busy planning where to go next, what to see, asking for quirky/funky bar…

Be Salty

Recipe from Joshua CastilleroOn Craft Cocktail Club -Facebook group. Second on the list for this afternoon. 120ml Fresh Watermelon Juice 30ml Aged Rum- I used Rum Bar Gold 30ml Reposado Tequila- I used 1800 30ml Fresh Lime Juice 22.5ml Midori-I used de Kuypers Watermelon Liqueur Saline or salt, to taste (I used 2 tsp of…

Red Wedding

From Minimalist TikiRecipe by Rumba, Jen Akin I have been on a bit of a roll making this drink for friends lately. Despite the look of it, it is not a sweet drink. And it looks fantastic. I don’t have Pilsener glasses, well, not until I can find some funky ones at a local second…

Spirited Union

What a great weekend we had in downtown Amsterdam. And I picked up a bottle of Spirited Union Queen Pineapple and Spice Rum. The rum is a cask aged rum, united with the taste of fresh Queen Pineapple & Sweet Spice. Spirited Union are an independent distillery in Amsterdam. It uses a Panamanian rum to…

It’s a nice day, for a Red Wedding

From Minimalist TikiRecipe by Rumba, Jen Akin 15ml Lime Juice15ml Passionfruit syrup30ml Hibiscus Tea *15ml Aperol15ml unaged Jamaican Rum – Rum Fire recommended- I used RummieClub Overproof. Made here in Amsterdam by Judith de Bie @rummieclub30ml Mezcal- Ilegal Joven Build ingredients in shaker. Shake with ice, strain into a large Pilsner glass. Fill with fresh…