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  • Shivver me timbers! It be talk like a pirate day!

    Posted on September 19th, 2009 "Tiki Chris" Pinto 1 comment

    talk-like-a-pirate-babe(please read entire post with a pirate accent. A good one. Not one of those dumb Scooby-doo pirates, more like a Disney one.)

    Of all the cockeyed, crazy things ye may come across whilst transversing the seven seas, Talk Like a Pirate Day is bound to be one ye favorites. For today, fellow scallywags, ye be blessed with calm seas, a fair wind, and all the grog ye can drink!

    There ain’t much to be sayin’ about this day. It was started by a couple of pirates many years ago, and has grown into a phenomenon that reaches the four corners of the globe. If ye wantin’ to be learnin’ about it all, navigate to their web cove at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html.

    Pirate's Cove at me Tiki Baaaar

    Pirate's Cove at me Tiki Baaaar

    Some of us have had a bit of Pirate blood in us since we were wee little tykes. In fact, there be a sign on my Tiki Bar that my dear ole dad made for me way back in the 70s…Pirate’s Cove. And I’m probably the only sailor in South Florida who has a pirate ship docked at his front door! But I digress. it’s time  ye should talk like a pirate today, wear an eyepatch, and drink lots of rum at ye tiki bar. ARRRR!

    Here are some Rum Recipes to get your Pirate day going…

    1 1/2 oz Rum
    1/2 oz. sweet Vermouth
    Juice of 1/4 Orange
    Juice of 1/4 Lime
    Shake with ice and straaaain into ye old fashioned glass over ice cubes. Add a slice of Orange as a gaaaarnish.

    The Drunken Wench

    Captain Blackbird says, "Aye, ye lubbers, drink ye rum!"

    Captain Blackbird says, "Aye, ye lubbers, drink ye rum!"

    1 Shot Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum
    1 Shot Meyers Dark Rum
    1 Shot Malibu Coconut Rum
    1/2 Shot Maraschino Cherry Juice (Or Grenadine)
    Mix the rums and the Cherry Juice in a shaker with ice. Shake it and pour into a large glass (Hurricane glass or one of those big Tiki jobs) filled with ice. Top it off with Coke. Garnish with a couple of cherries, and more fruit if you want. If you’re a land lubber, add more Coke. To make it a Dead Wench, add a 151 Floater.

    Aye, me pirate ship, The BlackBird

    Aye, me pirate ship, The BlackBird

    Fog Cutter

    1 1/2 oz Rum
    1/2 oz. Brandy
    1/2 oz Dry Gin
    1 oz Orange Juice
    1 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
    1 1/2 Tspn Orgeat Syrup
    Shake it all up in ye shaker and pour over the rocks in a highball glass. Top her off with  teaspoon of sweet sheeeeerrrry.


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