Interview | 60 Minutes of Kevin Upthegrove

Interview | 60 Minutes of Kevin Upthegrove

Neil and I sit down with Kevin and shared a drink and conversation at North Hollywood’s Tonga Hut - Los Angeles’ oldest tiki bar. We discussed rum, tiki, and 'ohana.

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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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Original | Skurvy Skull

Original | Skurvy Skull

Kapu Cocktail original recipe with Luxardo and Cointreau liqueurs designed to keep the scurvy at bay.

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Book Report | Trader Vic's Rum Cookery & Drinkery by Victor J. Bergeron

Book Report |  Trader Vic's Rum Cookery & Drinkery by Victor J. Bergeron

A scholarly-ish dive into Trader Vic's Rum Cookery & Drinkery by Victor J. Bergeron.

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