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Tag: Tom Bulmer
The team at Spanton Media are eagerly awaiting the end of 2020! A year that will go down in history, that’s for damn sure. So while we sign off on the final hours, we thought we would recap some of the biggest stories of the year and tip our hats to some of the clever folks who have contributed articles in 2020. Now let’s move on to 2021!
“The difficulty in spiced rum is doubled, the regulations surrounding its production just don’t exist. Should it be called a liqueur? A spirit? Just another rum? It’s hard to pin down.”
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.”
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?