Sunday, September 18, 2011


As we leave yet another summer and go into Halloween season, let's revive a classic summer beach drink with a Halloween name - the Zombie. This tasty combination of rums, lime, fruits, and spices made Don Beach, the inventor of the Zombie, a tiki god. Due to their high alcohol content and fruit smoothie taste, Beach's Don the Beachcomber restaurants only permitted two Zombies per customer. After Don's death in 1989, recipes for the Zombie scattered to every island in the Caribbean; most of them sugar-filled ick. The following recipe is the original and all the rest are junk.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Pink Lady

Drink: Pink Lady
Around America Series
Establishment: Envoy Lounge at the Ambassador
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
First Connoisseur: Cindy

Thursday, September 1, 2011


Next up is one of my favorite pours and a really nice, but expensive, cocktail. It's called a Rubicon with bitters. We decided to shoot the process of making this so that you can impress your friends with your extremely classy bartending technique, your daredevil fire skills, and your big ol' fat wallet (allegedly). Of course you could make this without bitters (pictured left), but then you wouldn't be able to use your our homemade blow torch, which we know you are dying to try. So without further ado, the Rubicon...