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Rum

I first came across this recipe in Jeff ‘Beachbum’ Berry’s Grog Log while looking for, well, I don’t know what I was looking for. Maybe just something that I actually had the ingredients for (at that time). But I gave it a whirl and really liked it. It takes more time to make than a […]

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Knickerbocker

by sylvan

Around my house, the Knickerbocker is a regular summer favorite. A very old drink, it was published in 1862 by Jerry Thomas and reappeared in books of the time until Harry Johnson’s 1888 manual. I have adapted the recipe here from Wondrich’s Imbibe! (Thomas) and Haigh’s Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails (Johnson). Quoting Wondrich, “With it’s rum and its lime juice, its syrups and liqueurs, the Knickerbocker is the spiritual progenitor of the Tiki drink. Think of it as an 1850’s Mai Tai–similar drink, different island.”

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Hawaii Drinkin’

by sylvan

This week, I got the chance to take a vacation in Hawaii and lucky for you (or maybe not), a laptop joined our trip at the last minute. So here is my quick and extremely subjective impression of drinking here on Hawaii’s Big Island. Drinking in Hawaii Bars in Hawaii are pretty similar to mainland […]

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