Tiki Drink Recipe: Uh Oa!

Tiki Drink Recipe: Uh Oa!

This Tiki Mug Monday we decided to put our Trader Sam's Uh Oa! bowl to use in an attempt to recreate its signature drink. We started with the ingredients listed on the menu, tried to determine the right proportions, and after some adjusting and tasting, here's what we came up with (we think it tastes very similar)...

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3 Great Tiki Drinks to Serve at Your Next Party

3 Great Tiki Drinks to Serve at Your Next Party

When I debuted Modern Tiki Lounge at Keystone Art Space's Open Studios this past weekend, I decided I needed to serve some legitimately good tiki drinks.  There was a whole taste-testing process (I'm talking somewhere between 12-15 drinks!) that happened at home days in advance.  Thanks to the feedback from Greg (my, thankfully, willing +1 to most things tiki) and Tamar (who has some on-point taste buds and her own blog, Tam Thyme), we were able to arrive at three solid options: Saturn, Chief Lapu Lapu, and Mr. Bali Hai...  

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Tiki Mug Monday: Silverlake Sea

Tiki Mug Monday: Silverlake Sea

A lot of the time when I'm looking to make a tiki drink at home I need to improvise, usually because I don't have exactly the right ingredients, but sometimes also because I'm going for a specific taste that I just can't find in an existing recipe.  This week, I decided to experiment with making something strong and fruity but not too sweet (inspired a little by the Beachcomber's Punch recipe in the Grog Log).  Here's what I came up with (I've decided to name it the Silverlake Sea due to it's region of origin)...

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