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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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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Book Report | Flavor Thesaurus by Niki Segnit

Book Report | Flavor Thesaurus by Niki Segnit

Taking a look at The Flavor Thesaurus by Niki Segnit with a few original recipes: Rock the Casbah and '62 Cherbanaro. 

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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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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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