When life gives you limes, makes classic cocktails

by Justin D'Olier on March 31, 2011 | Comments Off on When life gives you limes, makes classic cocktails |

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But, when life gives you 20 organic limes, make cocktails. (I believe that’s how the saying goes. I might be paraphrasing.) Last week Monday I ended up with more organic limes than I knew what to do with so I took the logical course of action and asked […]

The Waikiki Cocktail Scavenger Hunt Experience

by Justin D'Olier on March 24, 2011 | (7) Comments |

As I wrote about last week, the Hawaii Chapter of the Bartenders Guild of America organized a Waikiki cocktail scavenger hunt this past Sunday evening to benefit the Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation. The Wine Pixie and I love Waikiki and cocktails and don’t particularly care for cancer, so we entered the event with our friends […]

What’s better than a Waikiki Cocktail Scavenger Hunt? A Waikiki Cocktail Scanvenger Hunt to fight children’s cancer.

by Justin D'Olier on March 16, 2011 | Comments Off on What’s better than a Waikiki Cocktail Scavenger Hunt? A Waikiki Cocktail Scanvenger Hunt to fight children’s cancer. |

You like Waikiki. You like drinking. You like scavenger hunts. You like supporting charities. You like children. You don’t like cancer. This Sunday evening, you can combine those passions in two hours of cocktail-infused bacchanalia in the 1st Annual Waikiki Cocktail Scavenger Hunt, a benefit for the Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation organized by The United […]

Wahoo’s Taco Tuesday is to happy hour as Charlie Sheen is to winning

by Justin D'Olier on March 15, 2011 | Comments Off on Wahoo’s Taco Tuesday is to happy hour as Charlie Sheen is to winning |

Much like Charlie Sheen, we here at Drink with Aloha enjoy the occasional alcoholic beverage and share a commitment to winning. Granted, we have a vastly different definition of occasional – No, Charlie, waking up in the morning is not an occasion – and an entirely different concept of winning. For us, winning is finding […]

Mardi Gras, an Underapreciated Bar, and the World’s Worst Cocktail

by Justin D'Olier on March 11, 2011 | (4) Comments |

I had arguably the worst drink of my entire life last night. A tragically, comedically bad cocktail. The Battlefield Earth of alcoholic beverages. A drink so woefully ill conceived that I wasn’t even mad, I was impressed. The Wine Pixie and I met some friends at the Chinatown Mardi Gras block party last night and […]