First thought we had was to reach out to our friends, Kelly "Hiphipahula" Reilly and "Trader" Tom Morgan.
Both Kelly and Tom have years of experience bartending at home tiki bars during a time that the craft cocktail was emerging.
They are sharing some of their fabulous recipes here for you to enjoy!
Their book “The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails” chronicles years of cocktails that complete the Tiki experience
and we've provided the link to purchase their book for your home tiki bar!
On a Bright Hawaiian Christmas Day, Godiva White Chocolate Liquor
can evoke the soft glow of powdery snow warmed in the tropics
with coconut rum. Serve strained straight up, with a peppermint swizzle.
A real holiday treat.
and pimento dram feels like Christmas, and baby, it's cold out there.
Come in for a Winter Fling!
with pine from the Zirbenz liqueur alongside clove and ginger
from the Maggie's Farm falernum. The rum is also top notch.
The Real McCoy 12 year is sourced from the highly regarded
Foursquare Distillery in Barbados. Probitas is a blended rum
also partly sourced from Foursquare and the remainder
from Hampden Estate in Jamaica, blended by Richard Seale.
Mixed with bright notes of pomegranate, orange, and lime fruit flavors,
this cocktail is sure to please. Merry Christmas!
3/4 oz Probitas Rum
Shake well and pour into a lowball glass.
Swizzle in a splash of soda water (1/2 oz).
Garnish with orange wedge.