Friday, December 4, 2009

Tiki Drink Recipe: Carlo Sud

Tiki cocktail recipes: Adapted to mirror the tiki drink from Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco.

Carlo Sud Recipe
• 1/2 ounce Benedictine
• 2 ounces a Amber Rum of your choice
• 2 dashes of some Angostura bitters
• garnish with a fresh lemon peel

Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice until well chilled and frosty.
Strain into a cocktail or tiki glass.
Run the lemon twist around rim and then drop it into drink.

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Old School Cocktail Tiki Drinks: The Old Cuban

How to make the Old Cuban tiki cocktail drink.
A version that is adapted from the Pegu Club in Manhattan.

The drink is great for hot sunny days. The Old Cuban is related to
the Mojito Cocktail, because of the minty flavor.

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• 6 mint leaves
• 3/4 ounce lime juice
• 1 ounce simple syrup
• 1 1/2 ounces amber rum (Bacardi 8)
• 1 or 2 dashes Angostura bitters
• 2 ounces Champagne
• 1 lime slice.
• tip of a mint sprig for garnish

Muddle the mint and lime juice in a cocktail glass with a wooden spoon.
Then add the rum, syrup and bitters. Add a cup of ice.
Shake in a cocktail shaker until frosty cold and then strain.
Top with Champagne.
Garnish with a lime and mint sprig.


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New School TIki Cocktails: The Night Marcher Drink Recipe

Tiki Drink Recipes: How to make the Night Marcher tiki cocktail drink, a drink with a ball gag in its mouth.

Famous at the Tar Pit, a Los Angeles tiki joint.
This is a wild exotic cocktail drink, a must have if you visit the Tar Pit in LA, they call it their "ambassador”.


• 2 1/2 ounces Aged White Martinique Rum

• 1/2 ounce Lemon Hart Demerara Rum (151-proof )

• 1/2 ounce Green Chartreuse

• 3/4 ounce Fresh lime juice

• 3/4 ounce Demerara simple syrup

• 2 dashes Angostura bitters

• 1/8 teaspoon Mexican hot sauce

• 1 1/2 ounces of ginger beer

• 1 slice fresh ginger as a garnish

• Lime wedge to also garnish

Mixing Instructions:
Swizzle the drink with a swizzle stick between palms.

Pour over ice and swizzle again.

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NEW SCHOOL TIKI RECIPE: The Chadburn Tiki Drink recipe.

This tiki drink recipe is a version of the tiki drink at the Smuggler’s Cove, Rum Bar in San Francisco.

This drink is strong, complex and tasty, a neo-tiki classic.
A featured drink at the Smugglers Cove.

The Chadburn Tiki Drink Recipe:

• 1/2 oz red tawny Port (fortified aged wine, with higher alcohol contect than wine)
• 1/2 oz pear liqueur (J Pear Liqueur, Mathilde Poire, Clear Creek)
• 2 oz aged dark rum (Cruzan, Appleton)
• 1 to 2 dashes Bittermens Xocolatl Mole bitters.

Mixing procedure:
Shake in cocktail shaker until cold.
Pour over ice.

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Tiki drink recipes presents the Chadburn recipe, that uses rum, bitters and port to make a great tiki cocktail.