Posts Tagged "grapefruit juice"


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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Hemingway Drinks: Bailey Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week celebrating the larger than life exploits of one of the brightest stars in the drinkers’ constellation by sharing five of our favorite recipes from Philip Greene’s To Have and Have Another, a tour of the drinks from Ernest Hemingway’s life and writings. We hope our teaser inspires you to read the whole thing, a fun and fascinating read and drink....

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Daiquiri Week: The Hemingway Daiquiri In celebration of the beginning of high summer, we’re stocking up on rum and limes and making Daiquiris all week. You might be most familiar with the Daiquiri during it’s sloppy mid-modern period when it was served out of slush machines, with artificial colors and flavors to match. That’s not what the Daiquiri really is. It’s a perfect, simple, and elegant cocktail that...

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Mock Spring Martini Mocktail Recipe As we’ve mentioned, it’s cherry blossom season in DC. Meanwhile, throughout all of Western Christendom, it’s Lent. One of us decided to fast from alcohol for Lent; the other unselfishly volunteered to keep drinking–for the sake of the blog, you know. Fasting from alcohol does not, however, have to mean entirely foregoing thoughtfully crafted beverages created with adult...

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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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