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How to Make the Scorpion, or a tiki cocktail with a helluva sting

Okay, I get it.  Normally strong cocktails have a bite, not a sting.  But this one is called the scorpion, so did you really expect me to pass that up?  The scorpion is a veteran heavyweight of the tiki world

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Posted in Brandy, Cheap Cocktails, Rum, Tiki Mondays

The Art of the Tiki Cocktail, or the best tropical drink for warm weather!

Tiki Cocktails

The tiki cocktail became popular in the 30s and reached its peak in the 40s and 50s thanks to the efforts Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gannt who you might know as Donn Beach.  Gannt founded his famous bar Don the Beachcomber on Hollywood Boulevard

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Culture, Dollar Drinks, Rum, Tiki Monday

Ladies Night: How to Make a Moonlit Beachcomber

Since we are still denying that summer has ended and that it is 60 degrees outside, how about a great rum based drink from the vast repertoire of cocktails in the tiki family?  Tiki cocktails have four important traits: they

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Liqueur, Moonshine, Rum
Nick McAfee
Nick McAfee is a student of Princeton University and is passionate about mixology. As a student with a low monthly income, he has developed ways to create simple cocktails with complex flavors from inexpensive ingredients. Learn more about Nick and Broke & Thirsty.
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