399 Smoke Your Rum Before Its Stolen

399 Smoke Your Rum Before Its Stolen

On this episode Starshine, Sunshine and Kalani share their nerd for May the 4th otherwise known as May the 4th be with you. While sipping a nice tropical cocktail made with Stolen Smoked Rum. Exotica music in our dimly lit tiki bar. And much more. Full podcast recap coming soon, for now listen to the show.  Just hit play above or subscribe via iTunes,  Overcast FM or the RSS feed of your choice. 

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377 Tiki Mâkeke With Calivore Spirits, Susan Nelson, Samantha Coulter and Kari Hendler

377 Tiki Mâkeke With Calivore Spirits, Susan Nelson, Samantha Coulter and Kari Hendler

Each time we record our podcast at Don the Beachcombers Tiki Mâkeke we have the opportunity to interview fellow tikiphiles and bring you some of the latest happenings in music, liquor, artists and more.  This visit includes a chat with Sarah Kraft of Calivore spirits, Susan Neslon, Samantha Coulter from Don's and Kari Hendler about The Reef Palm Springs.

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373 Trying Calivore Spirits Blonde Rum With A Lime Daiquiri And A Vegan Pu Pu Platter

373 Trying Calivore Spirits Blonde Rum With A Lime Daiquiri And A Vegan Pu Pu Platter

Falling in love is a splendid thing.  Here in the Zen Tiki Lounge we tend to fall for spirits in the rum category.  The current apple of our eye is a blonde rum from Calivore Spirits Co.  Aged in chardonnay barrels this version of cane goodness is not what you are used to.  We recommend grabbing a bottle of Calivore at Whole Foods in Southern Ca and also Hi Times Wine Cellars in South Orange County.

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372 @Don The Beachcomber Tiki Mâkeke with Rory Snyder, Calivore Spirits, OB Tiki and Jeremy Cross of Night Gallery

372 @Don The Beachcomber Tiki Mâkeke with Rory Snyder, Calivore Spirits, OB Tiki and Jeremy Cross of Night Gallery

How do you quickly pass 5 hours with great artists, tiki drinks, live music and lots of Ohana?  You attend the Tiki Mâkeke at Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach.  Sunshine and Starshine took the podcast to the event and enjoyed a day with lots of friends and new faces.  We have several interviews for you in this episode that will give you some insight into upcoming events, get to know a new spirit or two and great conversation with the artists who make it all happen.

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368 Fruitcakes And Rum Barrels Make The Holidays Bright

368 Fruitcakes And Rum Barrels Make The Holidays Bright

Music Show!  Sunshine is in the lounge solo on this episode.  When the ladies of the lounge are away Sunshine gets to fill the void with more exotica of his choosing.  This time we have some Lex Baxter, The Crazed Mugs, The Mallet Men, Robert Drasnin, Bas Sheva and more.  Pour yourself a nice drink and relax while Sunshine does the talking, plays the tunes and fills 60 minutes of your life with tiki bar inspiration.  

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366 Locked Inside Our Tiki Bar Waiting To See What Happens

366 Locked Inside Our Tiki Bar Waiting To See What Happens

Since right before the election Sunshine and Starshine have been locked inside the tiki bar waiting for things to blow over.  We voted by mail, shut the door and turned off the news.  On this episode we pop the door open to see what happened to our great America.  You'll have to listen to find out

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363 Join Us At Don The Beachcomber Tiki Mâkeke With Poly Hai, Boney Betty, Rory Snyder, Sleeveless The Magician and More

363 Join Us At Don The Beachcomber Tiki Mâkeke With Poly Hai, Boney Betty, Rory Snyder, Sleeveless The Magician and More

Join us for a LIVE recording from Don The Beachcomber during the Tiki Mâkeke (Marketplace).  This almost monthly event is a don't miss opportunity to sip authentic tiki drinks, shop from over 50 artists and vendors, hear live tropical music and eat some great food.  ALL for just $10 cover which goes towards your food and drink.  It really is a don't miss event.  

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