The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails: A Spirited Journey Through Suburbia's Hidden Tiki Temples Hardcover – 1 February 2019
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- Publisher : Korero Press (1 February 2019)
- Language: : English
- Hardcover : 272 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0993337449
- ISBN-13 : 978-0993337444
- Dimensions : 19.05 x 2.54 x 23.5 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 93,877 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
"Co-authors 'Trader' Tom Morgan and Kelly 'Hiphipahula' Reilly are Southern California tiki enthusiasts on a mission to prove that the best exotic drinks in town can be made at home." --The Rum Reader
"I gave up writing the review and stuck to drinking the cocktails I made." --Wolfbait
"Kelly 'Hiphipahula' Reilly and 'Trader' Tom Morgan are at the forefront of the social science of the home bar." --Actual Size
"The book's fantastic. Read it cover to cover." --Vinyl Rewind
"The most ambitious and anticipated Tiki cocktail book in years is being unleashed to a thirsty and ever-growing home bar community." --The Atomic Grog
"This collection of recipes is the result of the spirit of Tiki tradition and innovation combined. A testament to the creative force of a unique concept of escapism that has lived on through the dedication and passion of those who regularly worship at suburbia's hidden tiki temples. Experience this spirit in any one of the many cocktails presented in this book, giving you the pleasure to hold and taste the multi-layered world of Tiki in a glass--or favourite Tiki mug of your choice." --Sven Kirsten, author, The Book of Tiki
"This fabulous book provides you with the confidence, inspiration and expertise to have your own Tiki-Tastic night at home." --On The Shelf Books
About the Author
Tom Morgan teaches film, screenwriting, and public speaking. He lives in the West Hills of Southern California's San Fernando Valley, in the US.
Kelly Reilly is a US mixologist and bartender. At the famous Tonga Hut in North Hollywood, she was instrumental in revamping their cocktail menu and helping to organize their Loyal Order of the Drooling Bastard programme. She lives in Los Angeles.
Foreword by Sven A. Kirsten
Sven A. Kirsten is the author of the Book of Tiki, which is widely acknowledged as the bible of the style, and Tiki Modern, which further explores Tiki style's relation to mid-century modernism. His most recent work, Tiki Pop, represents the complete chronicles of America's obsession with Polynesia.
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Reviewed in the United States on 3 July 2019
While I haven't tried any of the drinks, I am looking forward to trying them. Highly Recommended!
Reviewed in the United States on 16 May 2019