Posts Tagged "cinnamon"


Tiki Week: How Tiki Died and Rose Again We’re not island types. It’s not a mistake that our entire adult lives have been spent in big, hard-charging, businesslike cities. We know, however, that a key to successful urban living is, every once in a while, escaping to the beach. We follow the practice in real life, and we thought it was about time we did the same in our cocktail consumption. So, this week we’re dipping...

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12 Drinks of Christmas 2016: Mediterranean Mulled Wine Cocktail Recipe Happy holidays! It’s the time of the year for holiday decorations, twinkling lights, warm spices, and a rolling series of parties, gatherings, and celebrations. For the second year in a row, we’ll be adding to the festivities with twelve drinks to make all of those parties just a little merrier and brighter. Monday’s cider put us into a mulling...

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Pumpkin Infusions It’s time for the dessert of our fall cocktail menu. And what better dessert than pumpkin pie? While we’re not above using canned pumpkin puree in our cocktails, for this year’s pumpkin pie cocktail, we wanted more of a pure, fresh pumpkin flavor and a lighter consistency. So, we turned to our old friend the infusion. When we visited barmini, the bartender gave us a taste of an amazing banana...

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Sweater Weather Cocktail Recipe When the 90 degree weather kept pushing its way further and further into September, we thought autumn might never come, but there’s recently been a decided shift in the air. Last week, we finally shut off the AC and opened the windows. Last night, for the first time we had to shut the windows because it got a little chilly. This hinge of the year–when football season has started, but...

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The Zombie Cocktail Recipe

The Zombie Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Aug 19, 2016

The Zombie Cocktail When Prohibition was lifted in the 1930s, US bartenders were eager to get the party started, but they had a supply problem. With US production halted for more than ten years, where would they get their spirits? Don the Beachcomber had the answer: rum. It was plentiful. It was nearby. And it was cheap. Thus, tiki was born. Tiki’s Caribbean flavor and quasi-Polynesian decor welcomed the cocktail back to the US....

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