Afrohead Rum Review 

   Countless new spirits and liqueurs are released every year with varying degrees of success. One tactic that is often used to set a spirit apart is by using a distinct label. I am always on the look out for unique and new spirits. When visiting a new location I always scan the backbar, searching… Continue reading Afrohead Rum Review 

Piña Colada Jello Shots 

Jell-O shots are often thought of as something you don’t drink after your hard partying college days. But now it’s time for your Jell-O shots to match your bill paying adult self and what better way then with everyone’s favorite piña colada.  Piña Colada Jello Shots 2 Packets of Unflavored Gelatin 8 oz Pineapple Juice… Continue reading Piña Colada Jello Shots 

Giffard Banane du Brésil Review

I still remember the first time I came across Giffard Banane du Bresil. I had it in the Bananarac which is a great rift on the classic Sazerac offered at Nitecap. After sampling a bit of it on its own I was immediately hooked. Ever since, I had been on the search for this nectar… Continue reading Giffard Banane du Brésil Review

Phraya Gold Rum from the Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand is probably not the first country you think of when it comes to rum. Despite its lack of recognition in the general world it has the climate necessary to produce great growing conditions. Intricate to Phraya rum is its linkage to the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water. Fire – the handmade oak… Continue reading Phraya Gold Rum from the Kingdom of Thailand

The Volstead Act Company Tonic and Ginger Syrup Review

The Volstead Act Company is a brand new company formed in July 2013. They are a family owned and ran business. Currently they produce a limited range of 2 different varieties of bitters and 2 different syrups. In this review we will cover the 2 syrups that they currently offer: tonic and ginger syrup. Tonic… Continue reading The Volstead Act Company Tonic and Ginger Syrup Review

The Jungle Bird

This drink was created in 1970’s at the Aviary Bar in Kuala Lumpur. It belongs to a small and exclusive club of tiki drinks that call for Campari. This drink has strong flavors courtesy of blackstrap rum and Campari but it manages to make a winning and harmonious combination. Jungle Bird 1 1/2 oz Blackstrap… Continue reading The Jungle Bird

Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel

Mayahuel is completely dedicated to Tequila and Mezcal. While I never had the bad memories associated with it like most, I just never developed a taste for it. It was a spirit that did nothing for me. Mayahuel single-handedly changed my entire perception of Tequila. So today we chat with Phil Ward, Co-Owner and Beverage… Continue reading Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel