Mixologist Andy Seymour visits Brian Miller at Goldbar for a walk-through of the bedazzling Bali Bali Cocktail only available on Tiki Mondays! Subscribe for more: http://goo.gl/Z7lbS
UPDATE: Brian’s Tiki Mondays has moved to Mother’s Ruin, a bar in Nolita.
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Tiki is back! And along with this trend are the show-stopping cocktail recipes, chock full of fancy garnishes and impressive dry ice presentations. According to featured bartender Brian Miller, Tiki is a tradition going back to WWII when the soldiers returned from the South Pacific. The Bali Bali looks a throwback to the 1950s but tastes totally modern. Fruity flavors like lime, orange and pineapple juices plus the traditional Tiki cocktail syrup falernum and passion fruit-flavored lilikoi syrup hide strength of the FOUR spirits — yes, you read that correctly — that combine to pack a wallop. Two kinds of rum plus gin and cognac make this Tiki cocktail recipe ultra strong, but believe us, it’s ultra tasty!
What did you think of this strong, flashy, and fruity cocktail? Would you give this a shot if you were out at the bars? Will you try to make it yourself at your next get together? If you do, let us know what you thought in the comments below!
In Behind the Drink, we’ll make sure you are properly educated before you hit the town and even if you’re not really into the bar scene, our drinks expert host and professional bartenders will whip you up some recipes and tricks for kicking back with some fancy cocktails at home. Preferably while in a tux watching classic Bond movies and/or reruns of Mad Men.
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