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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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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Well Pours | Great Podcasts for Cocktails

Well Pours | Great Podcasts for Cocktails

Well Pours will be an ongoing section here at Kapu Cocktail. This round is dedicated to podcast with rich, diverse information.

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Review | 2009 Caol Ila 6 Year Old "Faultline/Seven Grand" Single Malt Whisky

Review | 2009 Caol Ila 6 Year Old "Faultline/Seven Grand" Single Malt Whisky

Taking a tangent from rum to rum finished scotch!

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Blending | Idea, Base, and Blends

Blending | Idea, Base, and Blends

The California Rum Festival got me thinking about rum blending at home and making a punch inspired swizzle. 

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Variation | The Hairy Gorilla

Variation | The Hairy Gorilla

The Hairy Gorilla, a Kapu Variation on The Naked Ape. I always have a rich home-made cinnamon syrup on hand, lemons from the tree in the back, my beloved Giffard Banane Du Brésil Liqueur, and a cabinet of rums to create variations.

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