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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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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398 The Reef Palm Springs Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary With Rory Snyder

398 The Reef Palm Springs Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary With Rory Snyder

At the top of this episode Sunshine Tiki begins sipping one of his favorite cocktails, the Tahitian Exotique (Below) and listening great exotica from Arthur Lyman.  The drink and music are a quick way to set the mood and imagine you are in your very own dimly lit tiki bar.  On this episode is an interview Rory Snyder from the Reef Palm Springs during the 1 year anniversary, listener mail, the spinning vinyl of Arthur Lyman: Aloha Amigo and select other exotica.  

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390 Russian Trolls And Spy Music

390 Russian Trolls And Spy Music

On this episode we share the winners of the Circa Caliente room crawl.  14 rooms joined the crawl and participated in the inaugural year.  Below are the winners of Best Drink, Best Decor and Best Overall Room.  To all who participated we send a huge Mahalo for your hard work and dedication to such a fun event.  Without all of our hosts the event would be 14 cocktails less fun.  Cheers!

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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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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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340 LIVE At MOD Palm Springs III: The Asparagus Surprise

340 LIVE At MOD Palm Springs III: The Asparagus Surprise

This is a re-post of our 2015 LIVE recording at MOD Palm Springs.  Hope this gets you in the mood for MOD Palm Springs IV

Join us in the Zen Tiki Lounge for one of our LIVE audience recorded podcasts.  Coming to you from Mod Palm Springs, an entire weekend of cocktails, parties, pool time and the warmth of the desert.  Get cocktail recipes for a handful of drinks and hear the shenanigans when Rory Snyder, The Do-it's and The Outta Sites all drop by.  Plus, we play Whats in Violets bra.  

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