THE JUNGLE BIRD Cocktail

THE JUNGLE BIRD Cocktail

The Jungle Bird is another really popular Tiki drink that has it’s origins in Malaysia before it crossed the Pacific and made its way into North American cocktail bars. It hasn’t really changed much since it was created sometime back in the 1970s aside from what type of rum should be used. Today it has…

10 Mins of Aloha Tiki Music To Mix Your Cocktails By Vol 1

10 Mins of Aloha Tiki Music To Mix Your Cocktails By Vol 1

Sit Back, Relax and Mix Up Your Tiki Cocktails! We have 10 mins of slick retro Tiki Tunes with B/W Footage Of Our 6 Years Of Bossanova Life Tiki Adventures! Look for a new video each month through Nov! Once We Have An Hour, We WIll Mix Them All Into 1 Hour Long Amazing Tiki…

Tiki Cocktail: Zombie (1934)

Tiki Cocktail: Zombie (1934)

Legend has it that Beach made the very first Zombie Cocktail for a hung over customer who needed to get through a long business meeting. So the first one was used as a Corpse Reviver style cocktail (HA!). The cocktail Beach made contained so much alcohol, disguised by fruit juice that the customer complained that…

How To Make The White Walker Cocktail

How To Make The White Walker Cocktail

Today we’re going to show you how to make the white walker cocktail recipe. Game of Thrones? Not quite, more like a riff off the Zombie that is very summer-time friendly yet the original cocktail was for halloween? Seems strange given the lovely ingredients. The White Walker: http://recipe.awesomedrinks.com/recipe/the-white-walker-cocktail/ This, what we’ll call a spring/summer style…

Donn Day Afternoon – How to Make an Easy Tiki Beer Drink (Smuggler's Cove Recipe)

Donn Day Afternoon – How to Make an Easy Tiki Beer Drink (Smuggler's Cove Recipe)

Here’s how to make the Donn Day Afternoon, a Tiki beer cocktail inspired by Don the Beachcomber, the Zombie and Dog Day Afternoon. It was created by Martin Cate, the tiki guru behind Smuggler’s Cove, the bar and the book. It’s made with AOC Martinique Rhum Agricole Blanc, Stiegl-Radler Grapefruit Beer, Homemade Cinnamon Syrup, Lime…

Trader Vic's Suffering Bastard, 1970's Cocktail

Trader Vic's Suffering Bastard, 1970's Cocktail

Today we bust out a classic tiki from 1970’s called the Suffering Bastard. You can almost always find this on a polynesian menu but it will almost never be the Trader Vic’s version (many just have bourbon and ginger ale). This one is flavorful, refreshing and worth a sip time and time again. Finally, a…

Tiki Cocktail: Royal Bermuda Yacht Club

Tiki Cocktail: Royal Bermuda Yacht Club

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club was established in 1844 and is one of the oldest Royal Yacht Clubs in the world. It was established by thirty Gentlemen consisting of British Army Officers and local Bermudian sailors who realized there was a need for a club. In 1846 The Royal Charter was acquired with the help…

Mai Tai – How to Make the Classic Tiki Drink & the History Behind It

Mai Tai – How to Make the Classic Tiki Drink & the History Behind It

Here’s how to make the classic, 1944 Trader Vic’s Mai Tai. The combination of Aged Jamaican Rum, Orange Curaçao, Orgeat, Rich Simple Syrup, Lime Juice and Mint for garnish was not the first Tiki Cocktail, but it is certainly the most popular Tiki Drink. And one that was designed to showcase a good rum. The…

TIKI WEEK: Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

TIKI WEEK: Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

How to make a Hurricane Check out the full recipe: http://blog.cocktailkit.com.au/hurricane-cocktail-recipe-tiki/ First made popular in a New Orleans bar, Pat O’Briens, back in the 1940s. The drink was named after the glasses that the first drinks were served in (still known as the hurricane glass). INGREDIENTS – 60mL Jamaican Rum – 60mL White Rum -…