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Kahuna Kevin
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From: Mountain View, CA
Posted: 2011-03-08 1:39 pm   Permalink

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On 2011-03-07 06:16, Anestiki wrote:
After making over half the cocktails so far in this book, I find my interest in all of my previous favorite cocktails diminished. Yes, these drinks are an investment, but at least you know you'll have an amazing result at the end.

PS the Yo-ho-ho bowl and spice melange are some more great drinks recently sampled!!



Wow, how many more do you have to go Anestiki???


 
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Anestiki
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Posted: 2011-03-09 3:56 pm   Permalink

I think I have about 15 to go...The problem is I have several that are so good, everytime I go to make something new, I run across the old ones and can't help myself from remaking those!! (Guavatron, Irish Nutjob, 5 mile stare, yo-ho-ho bowl, and addled wench). Can't wait for volume 2.

Anestiki


 
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klockwork
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Posted: 2011-03-15 10:01 pm   Permalink

I finally ordered myself a copy. I don't know what took me so long... I like booze... I like books... It would seem only natural that this end up in my house.
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Kahuna Kevin
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From: Mountain View, CA
Posted: 2011-03-15 11:23 pm   Permalink

Thanks for the order Klockwork! Your book is going out tomorrow morning with a couple cards to pass around to friends and family. Mahalo!

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MauiRose
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Joined: Feb 28, 2009
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From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2011-05-11 5:58 pm   Permalink

Alright, anybody out there making substitutions for some of these ingredients? (I know, I know, you said not to, Kahuna Kevin...)

I just can't bring myself to spend the dough for a bottle of Gran Duque D'Alba.


 
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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
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From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2011-05-11 6:11 pm   Permalink

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On 2011-05-11 17:58, MauiRose wrote:
Alright, anybody out there making substitutions for some of these ingredients? (I know, I know, you said not to, Kahuna Kevin...)



I'm going to have to for pretty much every single drink that I can make, and that is probably only about a 1/4 of the recipes in the book. 98% of the ingredients are not even available to me here in Aus. It sucks because some of the drinks sound awesome.
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Kahuna Kevin
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Posted: 2011-05-11 9:55 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-05-11 17:58, MauiRose wrote:
Alright, anybody out there making substitutions for some of these ingredients? (I know, I know, you said not to, Kahuna Kevin...)

I just can't bring myself to spend the dough for a bottle of Gran Duque D'Alba.





Use E&J XO if you have it available. It's usually $10 a bottle. As good as Gran Duque? Not even close. E&J is still fairly tasty, however if you simply smelled an uncorked Gran Duque you'd probably spend the money. Soooooo goood...


 
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Rum Balls
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Posted: 2011-05-12 06:40 am   Permalink

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Alright, anybody out there making substitutions for some of these ingredients?



I've been making substitutions when needed (as in your example of brandy), and make a note of it on the recipe. With so many unique ingredients per recipe, I've got to keep an eye on how much I'm spending.
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capheind
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Joined: Aug 24, 2010
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From: Bakersfield, CA
Posted: 2011-05-12 2:14 pm   Permalink

I get the point of the warning and the name brands, you formulated them with ingredients XYZ, and while it may be more or less the same ingredients with ABC, there will be a variety of tastes that you'll be labeled the source of. That said the chance of me making a single one of those drinks 100% by the book is not quite, but almost, nil. I suppose I would take the extra step if I were throwing a party or something, but just for Tiki night with the girlfriend I think we'll use what we have. Still most of them look pretty great, the book doesn't look like it will dissolve should some drunk (me) splash anything on the counter. All in all well worth the cash.

 
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Anestiki
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Posted: 2011-12-07 06:41 am   Permalink

I just received a copy of Why is the Rum Gone...volume 2

Outstanding!!!

I made 2 cocktails from it last night and they were great.

Kudos for another success.

Can't wait to work my way through the book

Anestiki


 
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Kahuna Kevin
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Posted: 2011-12-08 12:58 am   Permalink

Pictures or it didn't happen.

Which drinks did you make? You know you can pace yourself right? There's 52 drinks, 1 for every week of the new year.

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Kahuna Kevin
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Posted: 2011-12-08 01:02 am   Permalink

Pictures or it didn't happen.

Which drinks did you make? You know you can pace yourself right? There's 52 drinks, 1 for every week if the new year.


 
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swizzle
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From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2011-12-08 01:14 am   Permalink

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On 2011-12-08 00:58, Kahuna Kevin wrote:
There's 52 drinks, 1 for every week of the new year.

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1 drink a week? Are you crazy?


 
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