Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Mai-Kai’s Black Magic

Secret Tiki Drink Recipes: How to make the famous Mai-Kai’s Black Magic cocktail drink with ingredients and instructions.  Two versions of the popular cocktail drink are included in this article.

This drink is a lot of peoples favorite cocktail at the Mai-Kai and is very popular. With Halloween coming, we thought this would make a great Halloween cocktail.

The Mai-Kai is a temple of the tropical drink and tiki culture. There drinks date back to the glory days of tiki culture. Truly a mecca for the tiki cocktail drink fan.

_____________________________________________ (Black Magic Recipe One)

This recipe is from the Mai Kai recipe book:
(Chip and Andy, June 26 2010)

Black Magic Recipe:
3/4 oz lime, oj, grapefruit, honey
1/4 Don's #7 (See Note)
1 1/2 coffee (nice and black)
1 1/2 Kohala Bay Gold
1 1/2 Dark Rum
3 dashes bitters
3 dashes pimento liqueur

Note: Don's #7 might be coffee liqueur, brandy or cinnamon (or combination)

Cocktail Mixing Instructions
Shake in a cocktail shaker until cold then pour unstrained into Snifter.
Add crushed ice and enjoy.

_____________________________________________ (Black Magic Recipe Two)

Jeff Westlake's Black Magic Cocktail:
3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
3/4 oz Orange juice
3/4 Grapefruit juice
3/4 oz honey
1/4 oz Don's #7
1.5 oz White Rum
1.5 Kohala Rum
1.5 Dark Rum
3 dash bitters
3 dash pimento syrup?

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A great tiki cocktail drink called the Black Magic, made popular at the tiki temple Mai-Kai.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Tiki drink recipes: The "Tropical Rainbow Splash" cocktail drink recipe.

New school tiki drink recipes: How to make the "Tropical Rainbow Splash" cocktail drink recipe.

This drink is a house cocktail at the Tumon Bay Lobster and Grill. It was invented buy the bartenders and managers.  The drinks taste is of green apple and subtle notes of pineapple.  This is a exotic tropical cocktail drink that does not use rum, but other exotic ingredients like Apfelkorn, Blue Curacao and Arrow Sloe Gin.

The drink is visually stunning with a green bottom and a red color floating on top. Another aspect of this tiki cocktail is that it uses a unusual main ingredient, Apfelkorn.  Apfelkorn is a sweet apple liqueur from Germany.

Tropical Rainbow Splash Recipe:

1 oz Apfelkorn

1oz Blue Curacao

1 oz Arrow Sloe Gin Berry Liqueur

2 oz of pineapple juice

Mixing Instructions:
In a clear cocktail glass pour in the Apfelkorn.
Fill the glass with ice.
Add the pineapple juice.
Next, add the Blue Curacao.
Now float the Sloe Gin over the back a spoon.
Garnish the tropical cocktail with a orange slice, cherry, and umbrella.

Apfelkorn Liqueur
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A new school tiki cocktail drink called the Tropical Rainbow. This drink uses Apfelkorn and Sloe Gin as a base. A nice layered cocktail with tastes of apples and pineapples. Tiki drink recipes. Also a nice Blue Curacao recipe.