Sailor’s Delight


“Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning.” – Proverb   It’s long been said that the manner of sky that tucks sailors into bed, as well what greets them in the morning, harkens to the weather they can expect to deal with during the day. Countless blogs, podcasts, books, and […]

Peaches n’ Tea


Flavored liqueurs are so ubiquitous at this point that it’s no longer really news when a new concoction comes rolling out of the major player distilleries. Malibu is among the most prolific, with over 14 different flavor versions of their famous coconut rum. One of their newest, introduced earlier this year, is the Peaches n’ Cream.  It […]

Review – Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade Rum


Cruzan plays the flavored rum game as well, expanding their portfolio with the newest addition back in April – Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade Rum. We had the chance to get our hands on a bottle and put it through its paces.

Kismet


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 […]

ORIGINAL – Dark ‘n Windy


January 5, 2012 (Day 282) — Dark ‘n Windy We’ve already touched upon the ability of Malibu Black’s ability to adjust for the popular Dark ‘n Stormy cocktail. This one is just a bit different, however, as we’re upping the alcohol content and changing the flavor majorly. Dark ‘n Windy 1.5 oz Malibu Black Champagne […]

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 […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE — Malibu Black


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 […]