You guys like your rum, right? Of course you do. And come Sunday 14 April,…
Tag: Tom Bulmer
The world of tiki drinks is many and varied. The key theme? Well, it’s that idea of getting out of the everyday, escaping, of being anywhere other than here. So, with that in mind, here’s a drink that looks a little left of centre: the Pago Pago cocktail.
We’ve cribbed this Pearl Diver recipe from Tom Bulmer at Sydney tiki popup, Lost Luau, which is running until the end of summer. Bulmer swaps out the lime juice of Don the Beachcomber’s original recipe for lemon instead, as he feels it gives a little something extra too the final mix.
“It was quickly realised that alcohol was a preservative for spices, fruits, even humans such is the tale of the most famous ‘spiced’ rum of Nelson’s blood.”
There’s just three ingredients in the Piña Colada, but it’s not as easy as all that — but neither is it difficult. So why does the drink cop so much scorn?
The latest in a rash of rum bars to open, and below the tequila joint du jour El Topo, comes this footloose and fancy-free joint, Chimmi’s. What’s on the menu? Rum, rum, and oh, more rum?