Modern Caribbean Rum

Mai-Kai cocktail review: Demerara rum, secret mix revive classic Bora Bora

Updated July 2018 See below: Our Bora Bora review | Ancestor recipe | Tribute recipe 3.0 Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide What a difference and new rum and secret syrup can make. Relegated to the bottom end of our ratings and nearly forgotten, The Mai-Kai’s Bora Bora made a comeback in 2012 thanks to the return …

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: Find out what makes the Shark Bite so Jawesome

Updated August 2020 See below: Our Shark Bite review | Ancestor recipe | Tribute recipe Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide * Shark Bite featuring The Real McCoy 12-year-old Distillers Proof Mai-Kai Blend We continue our journey through dangerous waters with another of The Mai-Kai’s signature drinks, the Shark Bite. Considering that this is the heart of …

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

Updated October 2023 See below: Our Shrunken Skull review | Ancestor recipe Official recipe | Tribute recipe | Bonus recipes NEW: Shrunken Pumpkin Head is a sinister, seasonal spin on the classic Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide Our expedition through the mysterious tropical drink selection at The Mai-Kai takes a dangerous turn with another mid-century classic …

Mai-Kai cocktail review: Robust flavors and potency are hallmark of 151 Swizzle

Updated November 2021 See below: Our 151 Swizzle review | Ancestor recipe Tribute recipes UPDATED Postscript: The 151 Swizzle tribute on social media NEW Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide | All 100+ Mai-Kai cocktail recipes Demerara rum: The Mai-Kai’s secret weapon Rums of Guyana star in classic cocktails NEW: The Atomic Grog on Tiki Trail Live …

‘Rum Rat Pack’ starts a revolution at Hukilau 2011

See below: Rumposium photo gallery Related: The Hukilau crowns a Rum Barrel Master Mixologist 2011 Hukilau photos and video: Facebook | Flickr | Go11Media February 2013 update: How big a punch can Tiki Month take? ‘Rumposium’ kicks off Tiki event’s Mia-Kai bash Tropical drink revivalist Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and his “Rum Rat Pack” – four …

Wake the dead, it’s time for the Atomic Zombie Cocktail

* See our full report (with photos) on the Zombie Jamboree As the only “amateur mixologist” at the first-ever “Zombie Jamboree” at The Mai-Kai, the kickoff of the annual spirits extravaganza known as Miami Rum Renaissance Festival, I had to come up with something special. After all, The Mai-Kai is my home turf and the …