January 16, 2012 (Day 293) — Compound You’ll find this drink a bit more suitable for brunches come springtime, but every once in a while the weather will coöperate with you during the winter and give you a beautiful day to sip something like this. 2 oz Sobieski Vodka 1 dash Malibu Black Coconut Rum […]



January 6, 2011 (Day 283) — Kismet Kismet is a couple of different things, really. By definition, kismet is destiny. It’s also a Broadway show. It’s Arabic in origin, with heavily implications that kismet is the allocation of one’s lot in life. Kismet 2 oz Malibu Black 3 oz pineapple juice 1 oz orange liqueur […]

Coconut Rum Swizzle


January 4, 2012 (Day 281) — Coconut Rum Swizzle We’re going to go ahead and up the complexity a bit for today’s cocktail. You’ll need a nice long list of ingredients for this one. This is based of the classic rum swizzle, which is sure to be found in any number of books and websites […]

ORIGINAL — Malibu Brewery


January 3, 2012 (Day 280) — Malibu Brewery Occasionally we’ve talked about the mystical world of “Beertails.” Beertails, you see, are cocktails that feature beer as the main ingredients. Now, this is much harder than it sounds, as beer is such a complex type of drink that to able to find the proper ingredients to […]

ORIGINAL — Storm Clouds


January 2, 2012 (Day 279) — Storm Clouds Today’s drink is a slightly altered Dark n’ Stormy; one of our favorite summer drinks to make. The coconut flavor of the black rum gives it some more complex notes, making it an excellent sipping drink. Storm Clouds 3 oz Malibu Black Rum 1 oz lime cordial […]



January 2, 2012 — Malibu Black We’ve covered the traditional Malibu Coconut Rum on these pages in the past. Malibu Black is essentially an older, more mature version of the original Malibu. Malibu is a drunk sorority girl throwing up on the sidewalk. Malibu Black is the slightly less drunk sorority girl holing the other […]

Tropical Whipt’


September 5, 2011 (Day 160) — Tropical Whipt’ As we mentioned in the review, we’re going to start easing in to some more autumnal cocktails. This will start the slow conversion over tonight. Tropical Whipt’ 2 oz Burnett’s Whipped Cream Vodka 1 oz coconut rum 2 oz pineapple juice Combine the ingredients in a rocks […]

ORIGINAL — Tequila Boat


August 7, 2011 (Day 132) — Tequila Boat The Tequila Boat is something I just made up. Hell, it may be a real thing. We don’t get paid for research. In fact, we don’t even get paid. If I were to give a definition of a Tequila Boat, I would say it’s a boat wherein […]

Purple Rain


August 4, 2011 (Day 129) — Purple Rain Purple Rain — the name of Prince’s sixth album, before he was known as the Artist Formerly Known as the Vaguely Effeminate Minnesotan and before he was known as Prince again. It’s routinely considered one of the best pop albums of all time. It also led to […]

ORIGINAL — Ectoplasm


August 3, 2011 (Day 128) — Ectoplasm So what exactly is ectoplasm? Ectoplasm: Noun: 1. Biology . the outer portion of the cytoplasm of a cell. Compare endoplasm. 2. Spiritualism . the supposed emanation from the body of a medium. We’re going with the more… spiritual version for this drink, shall we say? Now, this […]