Archive for October, 2007

Oct31

Nightmare on Monin St.

[ed. Written by KP correspondent, Adam, who lives closer (by about 6 hours) to Forbidden Island than me.] As I hope is apparent by now, we here at KP always strive for the very highest quality of ingredients when it comes to cocktails (revelations about my sordid past with Captain Morgan notwithstanding). With that in […]

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Oct28

Are Drinks Seasonal?

A recent comment on my shrub post prompted me to post this question. To clarify if you haven’t seen the post, I’ll quote Martin, the owner and fine exotic cocktail scientist from Forbidden Island: “What’s all this #&%$* about tiki season fading? What are you, some kind of @#*&! communist?” I found this remark to […]

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Oct24

Rum Fest – Part 2

We found ourselves at 17 Cornelia St. in Manhattan. Smells of skirt steak and cigars wafted from the balconies above while we waited for Scott. Not only had Scott suggested I come to rum fest, he invited me to a gathering the night before with the promise of meeting fellow tiki lovers and trying more […]

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Oct21

Rum Fest – Part 1

It would be fitting to say that rum was the highlight of rumfest, but for me, it was meeting all the people who make it, blog incessantly about it, and are more passionate about this mystical elixir than I could ever imagine. Where to begin? Let’s start with some stats. Tasted over 40 rums Met […]

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Oct16

Blog Action Day

[ed. A question about green cocktails was posed during one of the panels at Rum Fest yesterday which just happened to coincide with Blog Action Day, so I've consulted our resident environmentally friendly forest creature and connoisseur of fine exotic cocktails, Adam. Adam provided the deliciously green photo above as well.] Yesterday was Blog Action […]

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Oct1

Rum Shrub

(glass provided by the fine folks over at Cocktail Vibe) A comforting red hue fills my glass. Aromas of raspberry, ginger, and vinegar waft into the air. It’s not cool enough yet for gins and whiskeys to start taking the place of rums and juices, but tiki season is fading. For some reason this drink […]

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Kaiser Penguin is a cocktail blog featuring original recipes, homemade ingredients, classic cocktails, and tiki drinks.

Why on Earth did you name your blog “Kaiser Penguin?”

It is a well-known fact that penguins are members of high society and enjoy fine cocktails. Our very own kaiser penguin would like me to mention that he also enjoys various treats from the sea.

Contact: rick@kaiserpenguin.com