Articles Tagged: Tropical Drinks

This Week’s Drink – Jamaican Winter

Shake off the cold with this Carribean delight. Easy to make and easier to drink, who doesn’t need a bit of Jamaican winter? Thanks, George L!

Onto the drink…

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Trader Vic’s Mai Tais on United

OK, we may be a bit late on this one, but it still needs to be noticed. Back in August, United Airlines began serving Trader Vic’s famous Mai Tai and Polynesian-inspired meals on flights to and from Hawaii. For us coach travelers, we will be able to purchase several different items inspired by the Trader.

This venture was recently one of the top brand extensions of 2006 by BrandWeek and brand agency TippingSprug. That means … Read more

Honolulu Bar Round Up

As a nice break from these crisp, chilly fall days, our friends over at Hawaiirama have been busily adding reviews of bars all over the Hawaiian Islands. Here are a few:

Tiki’s – Awesome views in the center of Waikiki
Murphy’s – An Irish Sports Bar in the heart of downtown

Honolulu Weekly Bar Guide
Honolulu Advertiser

Photo by Restauranteur.

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Maliboo Witch’s Brew

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This one was sent over by the nice folks at Malibu Rum (actually their PR Agency). We almost made it to the Distillery in Barbados, but didn’t make it past the Mount Gay Distillery. There are resons for this best lest for another time. Barbados is said to be the birthplace of rum, having produced it for more than 350 years. Wow! Barbadian rum is much lighter than other rums, which helps give Malibu it’s … Read more

The Last Real Tiki Bar

Annette Nahinu, owner of La Mariana, sits by the bar area with her dog, Bombay. Everything’s for sale, she says, for $3 million.

GREGORY YAMAMOTO | The Honolulu Advertiser

Long after the other classic Hawaii bars turned off their taps and put away their blenders, the La Mariana Yacht Club has served as the louche outpost for tiki culture mavens and those craving a sense of old Hawaii. In fact, proprietress Annette Nahinu bought up … Read more

Lewers Lounge

The Halekulani is probably the nicest hotel in the whole state of Hawaii. It has a prime spot the beach, right in the center of Waikiki, yet has the feel of a much large secluded resort. The hotel has several terrific bars and restaurants that feature awesomely crafted island specialties. Pictured is my Mai Tai from the restaurant Orchid’s at sunset. It was delicious. We also experienced once of the best ever tuna poke’s at … Read more

Tropical Explosion

Prize winner at the Bell & Hand, Boston:

Ingredients

    1 oz Southern Comfort
    1 oz Stoli Raspberry
    1 oz Stoli Orange
    Pineapple juice

Instructions

Combine liquor in a pint glass filled with ice. Fill with pineapple juice.

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Lava Flow Recipe

Q: Do you have a recipe for Lava Flow?

A: http://www.drinkoftheweek.com/archive/l/lavaflow.htm

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