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Retro Cocktail Recipe : Bloody Rum Punch

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Cocktails

photo from pinterest Treat your guests to some delicious Bloody Rum Punch at your Halloween party this year! This very boozy punch is said to pack a whollop, so it might be best to play around with the measurements before serving. If you don't mind masked men hanging from your chandeliers or groovy ghoulies adorning their heads in lamp shades, then this punch will definitely 'wake the dead'.....so-to-speak. Ingredients: 1-750ml bottle of silver rum 1/2 bottle red wine 6 oz. lime juice 6 oz. triple sec 6 oz. simple syrup For garnish: 2 limes sliced in thin wheels 2 red...

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Tiki Tuesday: Some of Our Favorite Luau Recipes

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Cocktails Lifestyle Tiki

Luau is a traditional Hawaiian party or feast that is usually accompanied by entertainment. Get a few free tunes for your next luau here.   Happy Tiki Tuesday! I wanted to share some of my favorite luau foods that I like to serve our guests when we are entertaining them in The Hut. There are a plethora of recipes to choose from (some versions are vegan and vegetarian), yet I like to keep things simple and tend to stick to the three major food groups; SPAM, pineapple and rum. Hahaha!!!    Spicy Avocado Dip-Recipe from the Retro Luau book by Richard...

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Cheap Beer - The Perfect Retro Beverage!

Posted Andrew Davis Cocktails Lifestyle

Mixed drinks, martinis, and polynesian libations are real crowd pleasers when it comes to having a drink to fit your retro lifestyle. But there is something to be said for the look, history, and low price of a cheap good brew, and there are a lot of brands that would fit the bill. On that thought we decided to pick a few and compare on design, kitch factor and taste. This is by no means a comprehensive list and, as we found, there are many local varieties that are as good (or better) than their national counterparts. There has been an...

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Retro Drink Recipe : Shipwrecked, Salted Caramel Martini

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Cocktails

  image source: pixabay.com Shipwrecked, Salted Caramel Martini is as delicious as it sounds! This cocktail recipe is borrowed from Cocktail Vultures, which is amazing resource for yummy and unique cocktail recipes. Check their blog out here and 'like' them on Facebook!   Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Caramel vodka (they recommend Van Gogh vodka) 1/2 oz. Vanilla rum Brown sugar and kosher salt mixture for garnish Method: Chill a martini glass and rim with the brown sugar and kosher salt mixture. Fill shaker with ice and add the caramel vodka and rum. Shake and strained into the chilled martini glass.   This...

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Retro Cocktail Recipe : Simple Cocktail Punch

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Cocktails

Summer is almost here and a lot of us will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with friends, family, food and cocktails! I'm always searching for an easy-to-make, easy-to-serve and easy-to-drink cocktail punch and this Simple Cocktail Punch recipe is delicious. The punch is a nice light alcoholic beverage to serve to your guests, so it keeps the party happening without knocking everyone on their behinds.   Ingredients: *Chill all ingredients ahead of time 1 1/2 cups Vodka 2 cups Cranberry juice cocktail 2 cups Pomegranate juice 3 tbsp. Lime juice Method: In a large punch bowl or pitcher combine all...

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