Posts Tagged "demerara"


Barbados Rum Punch Cocktail Recipe It took some coaxing and a lot of education, but we’ve gradually become fans of rum, and more quickly fans of tiki. It’s true that tiki drinks can be a bit complicated; they take some preparation–of ingredients certainly, but even psychologically, to a certain degree. A tiki drink is an event. When we have time, we enjoy those elaborate, fanfare-filled drinks. But we don’t...

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Bombo Cocktail Recipe

Bombo Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Aug 21, 2017

Bombo Cocktail Recipe In our post on grog, we mentioned that–in contradiction to the popular imagination–grog was not a pirate drink; it was in fact the official drink of the proper navy. Pirates had their own drink, bombo. We thought, while it was only right to give the navy pride of place, we should also give the pirates their due. Both grog and bombo, as was the case with all old drinks, are recipes of convenience; navy...

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What is Grog? I can’t remember exactly how it came about, but over our drinks at Waypoint–not any of which were either a punch or grog–the group of us ended up pondering what exactly grog is, and how it differs from a punch. None of us had a very clear idea, and not just because we were a couple of rounds in. It seemed worth some further investigation. In brief, what I discovered is that grog is a sort of quick and...

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Tiki Week:┬áThe Legend of Don the Beachcomber 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...

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Tiki Week:┬áNot All Rum is the Same 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 our...

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