Ancient Mariner

This is one of Jeff "Beachbum" Berry's original recipes, and having been created in the 1990s is a rare example of a great modern tiki drink. It is also a terrific name for a rum drink. Pimento/Allspice dram can be difficult to find, but making your own is easy and inexpensive. I used this recipe … Continue reading Ancient Mariner

Bloody Mary

A drink which is famous for recovery from drinking other drinks the night before. Its origins are not clear, being claimed by various establishments in different countries at different times. Even the most obvious inspiration for the name (Mary I of England)  is apparently not certain. Anyhow, this is a mainstay of brunch in the … Continue reading Bloody Mary