137 The Mini Bar Party with Michael Jackson

137 The Mini Bar Party with Michael Jackson

This episode was originally recorded 7/4/2009. Our views and comments about Michael Jackson are somewhat different a decade later. Sunshine and Starshine in the lounge this week.  After some fairly painful dental work Sunshine is a bit under the influence of numbing agents so our drink this week is not the usual poison.  Using Beachbum Berry's iPhone app we find a great coffee cocktail called Otto's Grotto.  Try this one after dinner, with dessert etc.  Our subjects this week range from the west coast to the east.

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414 Vegan Missionaries Downfall And The Bar Flies Who Like Them More Than Marvel Super Hero Movies

414 Vegan Missionaries Downfall And The Bar Flies Who Like Them More Than Marvel Super Hero Movies

Sunshine and Pumpkin hopped onto the bar stools for this episode on a warm June afternoon. When Pumpkin is in the lounge we have blends drinks. Sunshine does NOT have many of these blended cocktails in his recipe book so turning to classic drink recipes is always a good idea. Missionaries Downfall from the Total Tiki app by Beachbum Berry. Conversation on this episode includes: Super hero movies just need to stop, Golden Tiki Las Vegas has new food items and great new decor, memories of the first ZTL podcasts, dead raccoons in the ceiling of our old apartment, a tiki bar t-shirt club giveaway and more.

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413 Music From IntoxiKA, Tikiland Trading, Dawn Marie The Best Cocktail Waitress And Visit To Calwise Spirits

413 Music From IntoxiKA, Tikiland Trading, Dawn Marie The Best Cocktail Waitress And Visit To Calwise Spirits

Did we start with a cocktail in our dimly lit tiki bar? Yes, always! Listen to the podcast for the recipe and some ideas on mixing fun new ingredients anyone can find while on vacation visiting distilleries and other fun cocktail hot spots. With your cocktail ready its time to listen to IntoxiKA. Marty Lush on the Quiet Village podcast just released his latest episode and featured this band from Honolulu.

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412 Tiki Caliente LIVE From the ZTL Suite with Ambros Banana Whiskey and What's In Kalani's Bra?

412 Tiki Caliente LIVE From the ZTL Suite with Ambros Banana Whiskey and What's In Kalani's Bra?

WARNING! This LIVE episode includes an inebriated audience with sound levels that spike and adult language. ;)

We always enjoy welcoming listeners, fans and friends into our hotel suite at the weekend tiki events. This episode was recorded at Tiki Caliente 11 and includes a visit by Noah from Ambros Banana Whiskey, listener Q&A and everyones favorite podcast gameshow “Whats in Kalani’s Bra?” Listen to the show for a quick taste of what its like being at a weekend long cocktail smorgasbord. See blog (below) for pic and links from the event and a small gallery of the 13 rooms on this years crawl.

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411 Coffee Cocktails, Opium Las Vegas, Orange Curacao, Millenial "Tiki" Bars, Rockabilly

411 Coffee Cocktails, Opium Las Vegas, Orange Curacao, Millenial "Tiki" Bars, Rockabilly

Some side effects of this podcast include dry mouth, lazy eye, permanent erection and death. Or maybe those are some of the more common potential issues with most of the medications you see on TV. We suggest mixing our custom coffee cocktail called Flamingo Swamp before you enjoy this episode of ZTL. Sunshine and Starshine LOVE their coffee and LOVE It even more when you add spirits. Listen for the recipe. Also on this show: hmmmmmm, just listen. Feeling lazy.

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380.5 Tiki Caliente, Room Party Do's and Dont's and the Death of Avocado Toast

380.5 Tiki Caliente, Room Party Do's and Dont's and the Death of Avocado Toast

This is a re post of an episode from 2017 upated for this of you asking about hosting room parties. This will be our last episode before attending Tiki Caliente 9, the yearly event in Palm Springs where we happily spend 3.5 days enjoying the company of old and new friends of our tiki community.  We discuss how to plan a room party, how to mix 100 drinks at a time, tips for staying hydrated in the desert and a few other odds and ends.  Mix a drink from our list of easy to build tiki drinks and enjoy the show.

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410 Nerding Out With Thanos, Hangover Cures, Absinthe and Cruise Ship Bars

410 Nerding Out With Thanos, Hangover Cures, Absinthe and Cruise Ship Bars

Please join us on this episode of Zen Tiki Lounge podcast for the usual bar banter, drink recipes and friendly advice. Sunshine, Kalani and Starshine got together relatively last minute for an unplanned recording session. We discuss the out of control flavors of modern beverages, crafting new drinks with ingredients you want to blow through, old workplace shenanigans, are Costco spirits worth it?, sold out Tiki Caliente event, avoiding hangovers and so much more.

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