Minimalist Tiki – The Book! For Sale Now!

Day in and day out, one of the most popular post here at Cocktail Wonk is Minimalist Tiki: What you truly need to make the classics at home. At long last, I’ve finally heeded Mrs. Wonk’s wisdom that this article was a book needed to be written. Without further ado, we’re pleased to announce THE … Continue reading “Minimalist Tiki – The Book! For Sale Now!”

Passion Grove Swizzle – A Summer Tiki Cooler

Early in my Tiki education, which at that point was primarily Beachbum Berry’s Sippin’ Safari and a scattering of blog posts, I learned a mantra: Always fresh squeeze your juice! It’s not so hard with lemons, limes, and oranges, but pineapples are always a challenge. They’re cumbersome and not easily juiced with normal kitchen gadgets. … Continue reading “Passion Grove Swizzle – A Summer Tiki Cooler”

Tiki Topics

We’re bonkers for Tiki here at Cocktail Wonk. Here, you’ll find links to all sorts of Tiki related posts. Tiki Techniques, bars, and so on Tiki Recipes General Tiki Tiki Recipes

The Banana Life – A Pagan Idol Original Tiki Recipe

At this point in my Tiki journey, it’s much harder to come across a flavor combination I haven’t encountered before and which knock my socks off. The Banana Life, from the crew at San Francisco’s Pagan Idol, is the first drink I’ve had in a while that accomplishes this feat.

First Look at Devil’s Reef: The Pacific Northwest’s New Tiki Wonderland

It’s no surprise to long time Cocktail Wonk readers that Tiki is a central pillar of what I do here. While most nights find me laboring over an elaborate concoction at my home bar, I never miss the chance to sit at the bar of a full-blown Tiki master.  Last night, after many tortuous months … Continue reading “First Look at Devil’s Reef: The Pacific Northwest’s New Tiki Wonderland”

Tonga Thunder! A New Adventure in Tiki

If you’ve been around these parts or the Cocktail Wonk Instagram feed for any length of time, you know Tiki drinks play a big role in the Wonky lifestyle. I revere the classics like the 1944 Mai Tai and the Jet Pilot, while celebrating modern recipes from my Tiki Monster friends like Jason Alexander, Martin … Continue reading “Tonga Thunder! A New Adventure in Tiki”