Oh Gosh!

This drink was created by Tony Conigliaro in 2001 at the Isola bar in London, England. The name apparently comes from a customer requesting a twist on a daiquiri, and when tasting it exclaiming "Oh, gosh!". It's a nice story, but it sounds a bit trite to be true. I'm a cynic though, and I'm … Continue reading Oh Gosh!

Port Au Prince

This drink is from the 1930s and a creation of tiki grand master Don the Beachcomber. It uses Barbancourt rum from Haiti, and is named after the country's capital. Barbancourt is a type of rum known as "rhum agricole", which is French for "agricultural rum." Agricoles are made directly from sugar cane juice, and typically … Continue reading Port Au Prince