Review | Germain-Robin Craft Method Brandy

Review | Germain-Robin Craft Method Brandy

Germain-Robin Craft Method is a California brandy. Yes, we like brandy too. G-R is a wonderful example of quality and craft. Not craft as in small, but craft as in craftsman. 

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Recipe | Mots des Caraïbe

Recipe | Mots des Caraïbe

My first thought was, "How do I make a Last Word variation with rum?" My first contribution to the #WeHaveTheLastWord Instagram campaign.

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Review | Two Navy Rums - Hamilton's and Lost Spirits

Review | Two Navy Rums - Hamilton's and Lost Spirits

Strength versus Style. The Ministry versus the Spirit. The sourced and the reacted. Ed versus Brian. Hamilton Navy Strength versus Lost Spirits Navy Style. Two Navy Style Rums. One Cocktail. Only one bottle can rule the seven seas and claim empire. 

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Well Pours | Five Fun Favorites

Well Pours | Five Fun Favorites

Here we are again. Emerging from the grip of winter and into the spring. Enjoy a few quick reads and an excellent podcast for this installment. Carpe Drinkum! 

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Review and Interview | Amaro Angeleno and Stephen Sakulsky

Review and Interview | Amaro Angeleno and Stephen Sakulsky

We all need another Amaro in our wheelhouse - especially when it is this fantastic and versatile. This review features a couple a fantastic cocktails and an interview with founder Stephen Sakulsky.

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F is for | Falernum

F is for  |  Falernum

One tiki mainstay - Falernum - never made it to the Kapu Test Kitchen. I bought Velvet and moved on. That was okay with me. Until a commented on a recipe made me question everything,

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Recipe | Hot Buttered Rum Batter

Recipe | Hot Buttered Rum Batter

Ward off the winter chills with Kapu Cocktail's guide to making hot buttered rum at home, including batter recipes from Trader Vic's and Smuggler's Cove that are guaranteed to get you through the cold months ahead.    

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