416 Sipping A Classic 1944 Trader Vic's Mai Tai While Not At Tiki Oasis

416 Sipping A Classic 1944 Trader Vic's Mai Tai While Not At Tiki Oasis

Sunshine here in the lounge solo for this episode. Conversation includes Tiki Oasis, Lost Spirits Distillery, home bar cocktail menus, and plenty of classic Exotica. Starting with our cocktail, the 1944 Trader Vic’s Mai Tai made with Rhum Clement, Kula Hawaiian Dark Rum, Liquid Alchemist Orgeat. Kula Dark Rum happened to be on sale and worth trying.

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399.57 Blended Drinks With Beachbum Berry, Golden Girls Mad Libs And Circa Caliente

399.57 Blended Drinks With Beachbum Berry, Golden Girls Mad Libs And Circa Caliente

Aloha and Welcome to the Zen Tiki Lounge. Join Sunshine and Pumpkin on this episode of the podcast. By request we are sipping a blended drink called the Headhunter. Also on this episode: a taste of Mulata de Cuba, new bar set up tips, barware suggestions for the beginner, a short list of easy to find rums that everyone should have, update on our 400th episode celebration coming 9/29/2018 in Palm Springs and lots more.  

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392 All We're Getting For Christmas Is Collusion

392 All We're Getting For Christmas Is Collusion

Only two or three times a year do we get all four ZTL hosts behind the bar for an episode.  Christmas is one of those magical moments and this episode is for those of you who enjoy the chaos.  Sunshine, Pumpkin, Starshine and Kalani are all here sharing their 11 years of holiday memories along with ample music from Tiki Joe's Ocean.

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391 A Vegan Birthday Ambush For Pumpkin With The Yellowbird Cocktail

391 A Vegan Birthday Ambush For Pumpkin With The Yellowbird Cocktail

WARNING!!! All three Ladies of the lounge appear in this episode.  Let the cat wrangling begin.

We begin with a cocktail as always.  Pumpkin is surprise to find the Yellowbird in the cocktail shaker.  Her favorite cocktail she discovered on a cruise many years ago.

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389 Halloween In A Tiki Bar Is The Best Kind Of Halloween

389 Halloween In A Tiki Bar Is The Best Kind Of Halloween

If you haven't had the fortune to experience Halloween in a great tiki bar...we recommend you do. The world of tiki lends itself very well to the dark holiday both sounds and tastes.  This episode was quickly put together so that you you can experience a little tiki bar Halloween from anywhere you may be.  Sunshine is solo in the Zen Tiki Lounge playing over a dozen exotica tracks that make you wonder what really does go bump in the night.  If you need some quick cocktail ideas for your own spooky get together try one of ours below.  Most of all, we hope you have a grim holiday shared with friends or family.

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383 Sensual Vegan Dining And Exotica From James Spencer

383 Sensual Vegan Dining And Exotica From James Spencer

Step into the Zen Tiki Lounge for some Exotic vegan delights on this episode of the podcast.  Sunshine, Kalani and Starshine relax to the sounds of the new album by James Spencer, Exotica the piano cocktail hour and sample tasty vegan bites from James' cookbook Vegandisiac.   Its too bad our resident vegan Pumpkin could not join us this time.  She would surely LOVE cocktails and appetizers all made without animal products and all very very delicious.  Also on this episode we discuss the return of ZIMA, a tiki bar editorial and some don't miss late Summer events that a conscious imbiber should not skip.  

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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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