Category Archives: rum history

Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 6th, Grog

Last Friday the Cocktail Advent Calendar gave us Vin Brule, a warm wine based drink, a potent tipple to share with your kin.  This Tuesday is a cannon blast of Grog, a hot rum blooded gulper to get lit up … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Advent Calendar-December 4th: Spanish MOTHER FUCKING Coffee

Because of today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar, let December 4th forever be known as the Day of International Spanish Coffee. DISC = December 4th.  I’m not a stupid bartender, I know that it is a total rookie move to prepare just … Continue reading

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Teaching Christine how to make a Caipirinha

As a child I remember Christine as a good friend of my parents, one of their many friends that I had a lot of respect for.  I recall Christine as being louder than, well…most things. And, as a shy child … Continue reading

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The Mai Tai, History, A Recipe, A How To, An Explanation and Technique followed with a Shopping list

I must take a break from my generally offensive (to unfunny people) “10 Rules of Drinking like a Man series” to offer to new readers this treatise on Mai Tais.  You see I am In a Mai Tai competition next … Continue reading

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