Taste by Niche is trying to right a historical wrong by redeeming the tiki cocktail. Bastardized by premixed cocktails, the libations served at Tiki Takeover will not be what you find at all-inclusive resorts.
Even if you don't particularly care about the historical accuracy of cocktails, strong drinks shouldn't cause too much of a stir. Food offerings by Chef Heather Stone will include smoked pulled pork, topical popsicles and other island-inspired flavors.
Here's a sneak peek at the Cocktail menu for Sunday, July 26 from 2-9PM:
DON'S SPECIAL DAIQUIRI 1934 Aged Jamaican Rum - Light Rum - Passion Fruit - Honey - Lime
ZOMBIE 1934 Puerto Rican Rum - Jamaican Rum - Overproof Demerara Rum - Angostura - Pernod - Lime - Don's Mix - Falernum - Grenadine
BEACHCOMBER'S GOLD 1937 Light Rum - Gold Jamaican Rum - Dark Jamaican Rum - Lime - Sugar - Pernod - Almond Extract
MISSIONARY'S DOWNFALL ca. 1940 Light Rum - Peach Liqueur - Honey - Lime - Fresh Mint - Pineapple
ROYAL HAWAIIAN 1941 Gin - Pineapple - Orgeat - Lemon
SUFFERING BASTARD 1942 Cognac - Gin - Angostura - Lime - Ginger Beer
TRADER VIC's MAI TAI 1944 Jamaican Rum - Martinican Rhum - Lime - Curacao - Orgeat - Sugar
MEXICAN EL DIABLO 1947 White Tequila - Cassis - Lime - Ginger Beer
PORT LIGHT ca. 1960 Bourbon - Grenadine - Passion Fruit - Grenadine - Lemon
PAINKILLER ca. 1970 Navy Rum - Pineapple + Orange Juices - Coconut Cream - Nutmeg
JUNGLE BIRD 1978 Dark Rum - Campari - Lime - Pineapple - Sugar