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Cocktail recipe: Secret Santa Flip is festive fun any time of year

The beauty of the Secret Santa Flip is the ability to employ different rums, whiskeys and bitters to create an almost endless array of flavors. Continue reading

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The Hukilau 2018 tickets on sale now: More bands, more bars, more Tiki!

Updated Feb. 8, 2018 The Hukilau gave its loyal fans a New Year’s treat by announcing an expanded lineup for the East Coast’s largest Tiki-themed event, giving its regular “villagers” early access and discounts on tickets. The general public can … Continue reading

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Rum and the British Navy: When men were men, and sailors drank Daiquiris

No other spirit has as deep and rich a legacy as rum, best exemplified by the fascinating story of the 300-year history of the daily ration given to members of the British Royal Navy. It’s a tasty tale that involves … Continue reading

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Lost Cocktails of The Mai-Kai: Take a trip back to Hanalei Bay

Updated November 2016 See below: Ancestor recipe | UPDATE: Tribute recipe | Hanalei Bay review Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide | More “lost cocktails” | Tropical drink family tree Some lost Mai-Kai cocktails are easier to trace than others. Even though … Continue reading

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: Even landlubbers can appreciate a strong ration of Yeoman’s Grog

Updated July 2015 See below: Our Yeoman’s Grog review | Ancestor recipe | Tribute recipe Related: Navy Grog ice cone: Lost art is revived by cocktail enthusiasts, handy gadget Mai-Kai cocktail guide It goes without saying that The Atomic Grog … Continue reading

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: Drink like a native with the deadly Shrunken Skull

Updated May 2019 See below: Our Shrunken Skull review | NEW: Ancestor recipe | Official recipe UPDATE: Tribute recipe | Bonus recipe Related: The history of 151 rums at The Mai-Kai Demerara Rum – The Mai-Kai’s Secret Weapon | Mai-Kai … Continue reading

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