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Friday, July 24, 2015

Cocktail Menu Sneak Peek: Tiki Takeover at Taste by Niche

Posted By on Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 11:38 AM

Port Light - TASTE BY NICHE
  • Taste by Niche
  • Port Light

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.

Missionary's Downfall - TASTE BY NICHE
  • Taste by Niche
  • Missionary's Downfall

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

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