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by tiare
Thu May 08, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: PISCO ELDER SOUR
Replies: 2
Views: 10193

Re: PISCO ELDER SOUR

Gordon, if you don`t have it in Peru i don´t know who invented it, i found it on the internet but unfortunately i have forgotten from where..

I thought it looked tasty..
by tiare
Sun May 04, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: KILLER MAI TAI
Replies: 2
Views: 10152

Re: KILLER MAI TAI

Not big Count..remember that i make most of my mixers myself. My "bar" -= LAB..is divided in 3 sections: My "Barshelf" a tikistyle shelf where all my rums and most other spirits are + some drams, tinctures, sugars, chocolates and bitters and a few tiki glasses and swizzlers etc My kitchen shelf wher...
by tiare
Sun May 04, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

Looking forward to that..

We now have got Pisco in our spirit shop! its a brand called Pisco Capel, so how is this brand?
by tiare
Sat May 03, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Appleton Cocktails
Replies: 10
Views: 13611

Re: Appleton Cocktails

And...what is Blandy’s Medira? and how to make banana and tobacco bitters? that`s all i need to know..
by tiare
Sat May 03, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: KILLER MAI TAI
Replies: 2
Views: 10152

KILLER MAI TAI

Killer Mai Tai I have made quite a few Mai Tais with different rums but i didn`t know it could taste like this..or the full meaning of "Mai Tai roa ae" until i made it with the Silver Seal 15 year demerara rum. * 2 oz Silver Seal 15 year demerara rum * 1 oz fresh lime juice * 0.5 oz orgeat - prefera...
by tiare
Sat May 03, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: PISCO ELDER SOUR
Replies: 2
Views: 10193

PISCO ELDER SOUR

2 ounces pisco

1 ounce St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

Combine with ice in a cocktail shaker and shake for 10-12 seconds until very cold.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a half a lime wheel.
by tiare
Sat May 03, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: Rum Cellar
Topic: Review: Kimberley Cane Spirit
Replies: 8
Views: 5383

Re: Review: Kimberley Cane Spirit

This one sparks my interest Count! i would love to create a cocktail with it..
by tiare
Fri May 02, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: The Drawing Room
Topic: Toasts
Replies: 32
Views: 33658

Re: Toasts

I just realized i haven`t made any toast yet.. So here are my toasts: Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me, and just be my friend. The Lord gives us our relatives, Thank God we can choose our friends. And here is “Manuia!” which is “Tahiti...
by tiare
Thu May 01, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

paulipbartender wrote:Cheers......*hic*
I`ve noticed that you "hic" yourself through the rum-cocktail internet sphere..you`re a true Anglo-saxon, no doubt. :cheers:

As for my bar, its really not a "bar" its my LAB.

I`m educating myself, and yes Count..that`s called research.
by tiare
Thu May 01, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Rookie Highball
Replies: 10
Views: 13371

Re: Rookie Highball

Don´t be crestfallen..this recipe will be published soon..magazines always are a bit after their planning...

You soon see it! :D
by tiare
Thu May 01, 2008 3:57 am
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

What...???? a so you seh??? "culture of crazy Nordic alcoholics" ..??? Hmm...Paul..how many bottles of rum do you finish in a week...eh?'' More than i do..i`m sure 100% and don´t try to talk yourself out of it.. But Pisco is surely welcome to me anyway! :cheers: Count..what`s your opinion on this?
by tiare
Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

Thanks for those great news Bill! :D i`m going to check out when that will be available here, maybe its quite soon then.. I was just before i read this going to ask if there was anything that is anywhere close to Pisco that i could use for trying this recipe: Trinidad Especial by Valentino Bolognese...
by tiare
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

I guess i have to just try the one that looks best and see for myself..hopefully i`ll like it.
by tiare
Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

So here are a few of the Piscos i can find from Germany, are any of them good?


Pisco Alto del Carmen

Pisco Capel Reservado

Control Gran Pisco
by tiare
Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

Thanks for the links! that illustrated pisco sour recipe from Japan was fun!

I`m on the hunt for some key limes now.. :wink:
by tiare
Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

Thanks Bill Gordon,i`ll definetily check out your link but i`m soon on my way to work so maybe later tonight. As for the limes...here we can only get persian limes, so what is the BEST sub???
by tiare
Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Brandy Cellar
Topic: Pisco
Replies: 25
Views: 21219

Re: Pisco

Neither have i tried any Pisco..its not available here just like for Finland. I would really like to try a good Pisco Sour..i have a feeling i would really like it.
by tiare
Sun Apr 20, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Plantain Daiquiri
Replies: 2
Views: 10523

Re: Plantain Daiquiri

The plantain is a species of the genus Musa and is generally used for cooking, in contrast to the soft, sweet banana. Plantains tend to be firmer and lower in sugar content than bananas and are used either when green or under-ripe (and therefore starchy) or overripe (and therefore sweet). Plantains ...
by tiare
Sun Apr 20, 2008 4:12 am
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Plantain Daiquiri
Replies: 2
Views: 10523

Plantain Daiquiri

Plantain Daiquiri

1 1/2 ounces light rum
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon simple syrup or superfine sugar
Plantain slices (ripe are sweeter than the green)

Mix in mixer and serve in Margarita glass and garnish with a piece of unpeeled plantain or a peeled piece with a maraschino cherry.
by tiare
Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: The Drawing Room
Topic: Cure for the common cold
Replies: 4
Views: 12227

Re: Cure for the common cold

This one is effective, at least it was when i tried it:

Whip up 1 eggyolk, lots of rum and whiskey too, fresh chilipepper, 6 crushed garlic cloves and drink it, go to bed.
by tiare
Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:05 am
Forum: The Drawing Room
Topic: Your dream bar
Replies: 16
Views: 18219

Re: Your dream bar

Nice bars! but mine would be entirely different..i would have a Tiki Bar..with natural materials for decoration, thatch, bamboo, stones and shells...fishlamps and carved poles..tropical plants in abundance and a waterfall. But not overmuch, genuine and tasty.. A great selection of rum and other spir...
by tiare
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: The Drawing Room
Topic: Cure for the common cold
Replies: 4
Views: 12227

Re: Cure for the common cold

I can vouch for that cure..i just KNOW these things work! you know what i`m talking about Count, we have discussed it before. It really helps these cures involving rum!
by tiare
Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Whiskey Cellar
Topic: Proper drinks for decent whiskey
Replies: 8
Views: 14067

Re: Proper drinks for decent whiskey

My fav Bourbon drink is Port Light: 1 oz Bourbon 2 oz Passionfruit juice 0.5 oz Lemon juice 0.5 oz Grenadine Shaken, strained and served in a glass filled with crushed ice. Maraschino cherry for garnish. And here is Trader Vics original Port Light Cocktail: In a blender with one scoop shave ice: 2 t...
by tiare
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: The Drawing Room
Topic: Toasts
Replies: 32
Views: 33658

Re: Toasts

Nice to see you here as well Chris, welcome! I also like Vics toast the most! "To those merry souls assembled here, who make eating & drinking a pleasure; Who achieve contentedness long before capacity; And who, whenever they drink, prove able to carry it, enjoy it and remain gentlemen." ~Trader Vic
by tiare
Mon Feb 18, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Recommended classic rum cocktails
Replies: 27
Views: 23104

Re: Recommended classic rum cocktails

If you mean the Creole shrub then i think there are better bars that serve it, bottled and maybe also even homemade.
by tiare
Sun Jan 27, 2008 4:31 am
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Gosling`s Blackberry
Replies: 0
Views: 9112

Gosling`s Blackberry

4 cl Gosling`s Black Seal 2 cl Bols Blackberry 6 st Blackberrries 6 st Raspberries 0,5 lime 1 tblsp dark sugar Garnish with Blackberries and Raspberries. Muddle Blackberries, raspberries,lime and sugar in a tumbler. Add the Gosling´s Black Seal Rum and Bols Blackberry. Fill up with crushed ice and t...
by tiare
Sat Jan 19, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Recommended classic rum cocktails
Replies: 27
Views: 23104

Re: Recommended classic rum cocktails

Do your posts get more multi-coloured the drunker you get?? :D :lol: :lol: :lol: ...Only ONE Mai Tai as yet..(and this is the next evening) Mixology archeolgy, isn`t that interesting? there were a few vintage tiki drinks that contained a bit of Absinthe, Pernod, Pimento dram and various Bitters. I ...
by tiare
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Recommended classic rum cocktails
Replies: 27
Views: 23104

Re: Recommended classic rum cocktails

London's full of bars - and full of bars manned by friends, who are absent minded when it comes to the bill :) :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I tried the Mai Tai now with the TVs recipe and the baked pineapple..i baked the pineapple a bit longer this time and with some more overproof rum (Lemon Hart...
by tiare
Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Recommended classic rum cocktails
Replies: 27
Views: 23104

Re: Recommended classic rum cocktails

The Treasure Chest must be quite a memorable drink then.. :wink:
by tiare
Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Cocktails
Topic: Recommended classic rum cocktails
Replies: 27
Views: 23104

Re: Recommended classic rum cocktails

The treasure chest is the real deal - it's a great drink without being notably unique. When you come you'll have to go to both bars. The best thing is, our bar is 10 minutes walk away up the road :D OK! if you say its the real deal than I believe you,! i really trust your expertise here, I myself i...