I know, a Mai Tai is not the most Christmassy cocktail. – In fact, it is quite the opposite! – Nevertheless, this variation using gin instead of rum is so good that you basically can … Read more
Well, it is again time to look at a rather underappreciated cocktail ingredient: Calvados! This very traditional French apple brandy is not very popular in bars, but it never fails to give drinks a perfect … Read more
Years ago I first encountered Mezan rum on Simon Difford’s Difford’s Guide homepage where he the Panama Don Jose 1995 rum a 5+ rating. For Mr. Difford’s standards this is a very rare rating and … Read more
One important recipe I forgot to give you during Tiki month: Homemade Orgeat. Throw out your amaretto like almond syrups, this one is different and better in almost every way.
If you like it hot, this is the right drink for you! It combines the classic elements of a Mai Tai with spices and the hotness of chilies.