Saturday, July 4, 2015

barmini by José Andrés Hosts Tiki Week

barmini by José Andrés

From our friends at ThinkFoodGroup...

Tiki Week is back at barmini by José Andrés. The second annual celebration, featuring a selection of 10 tiki-inspired cocktails runs now through Saturday, July 11th. barmini by José Andrés is an extension of his acclaimed minibar, where chefs and bartenders collaborate to create one of Washington DC's most unique cocktail experiences, a whimsical journey of classic cocktails and avant-garde technique ( This innovation is applied to the world of tiki cocktails, featuring inspired tropical ingredients from aloe liqueur to guava ice, with highlights that include:

Polynesian Vacation: citrus vodka, aloe liqueur, pineapple, lime, ginger, yellow chartreuse

• Boxcar Willie: cachaça, swedish punsch, galliano, maraschino, lemon, ginger

• Tikaly: carpano antica, luxardo maraschino liqueur, grappa bottega, velvet falernum, orange juice, passionfruit puree

• What-a-melon!: cazadores tequila blanco, watermelon juice, honey syrup, lime juice, black pepper

• Aloe Vera Chu Hi: shochu mizu, absolute elix vodka, aloe vera syrup, clarified yuzu, fever tree soda water

• Mohan Travels to Peru and Gets a Haircut: appleton vx rum, machu pisco peruvian pisco, chicha morada, lime, ginger syrup, don ciccio & figli walnut liqueur, vanilla syrup

• Iz Kamakawiwo’ole: Bacardi white rum, don ciccio & figli limoncello, simple syrup, lime, pernod rinse, guava ice

• Goa Wedding Sangeet: appleton vx rum, honey-turmeric-hickory smoked powder, lime juice, pineapple, ginger juice

• Childhood in Paradise: Bacardi 8 rum, mezcal vida, velvet falernum, simple syrup, mango puree, lime juice, chat masala, gram chipotle

• Thai Vacation: aquavit krogstad, ginger syrup, honey syrup, lime juice, thai basil leaves, chile coin

• Zombie Punch: Bacardi 8 rum, dorado 8 rum, passion fruit puree, grenadine, velvet falernum, lime juice, angostura bitters, absinthe

• Treasure Box (Trader Vic’s - the Original from 1944): appleton vx rum, rhum jm white, lime juice, orgeat, curaçao, simple syrup

• Don The Beachcomber Mai Tai: rhum jm gold, myers rum, grapefruit juice, lime juice, luxardo triple sec, velvet falernum, bar spoon pernord, angostura bitters

• Muy Bueno (José Andrés Recipe): Bacardi superior, Bacardi 8, orgeat, luxardo triple sec, pineapple juice, lime juice