Frequently Asked Questions
Below you'll find Q & A to some of the most common questions we get
What Exactly Is Tiki?
To define the tiki genre is rather difficult as it so many different things. Part escapism, part mystery, part carefully curated cocktails. An amalgamation of cultures and ideas from Polynesia dating back to the 1930's in a time during and after Prohibition coupled with . The Godfather himself, Don The Beachcomber is credited with creating the genre and Trader Vic is credited with expanding upon it. The legacy lived through until the 1970's before falling by the wayside due to cultural shifts and resurfaced again only in the last decade. We're just carrying the proverbial torch and paying tribute to those who came before us.
What is rum made of?
We carry over 275 kinds of sugarcane spirits on our shelves. Ranging from sugarcane juice, sugarcane honey or straight molasses. With over 75 countries producing rum, it has incredible versatility & variety.
So there's no such thing as dark or light?
Color is not an indicator of age nor is it indicative of where the rum originates from. We refer to our spirits by their country of origin versus color since that is directly tied to production methods. You wouldn't call it "yellow Scotch" would you? Our staff take great care to outline the particulars of a particular country and the brand of rum we source from there.
What if I don't like rum?
As it stands, we have other options on our menu that include bourbon, agave and gin so you are able to enjoy a range of tropical serves. Though rum is our preferred choice.