Tag Archives: home-made

Calico Jack + home-made spiced rum.

Calico Jack. Let’s look an example of making a new cocktail by taking an established classic and modifying the crap out of it. The Calico Jack is a Daiquiri derived cocktail I came up with many years ago and hadn’t … Continue reading

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Navy Grog

Navy Grog It’s about time we got back to Tiki and what better way to get there than with a Navy Grog. The Grog has a fair number of variations but, in my option, to call it a Navy Grog it … Continue reading

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Witches Jelly + cinnamon syrup

Witches Jelly The Witches Jelly is one of my own recipes that seems to go down well with my guests. It’s a nice bittersweet drink that really showcases Amaro Montenegro (familiar from The Ottoman), one of my favourite Amari. The … Continue reading

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The Shrunken Skull + home made grenadine

The Shrunken Skull Tiki can be tricky. Even saying “Tiki can be tricky” can be tricky. Especially if you’ve had a Shrunken Skull. Thankfully there’s nothing tricky to making one. There’s a basic similarity to the Mai Tai here; an ounce each … Continue reading

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Falernum – shelf stable

Falernum is a Caribbean concoction of rum, sugar, lime, ginger, almond and spices (usually allspice and cloves) – a Tiki staple that plays nice with so much more than just rum. The problem is that it can be tricky to find and while the easiest … Continue reading

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