The Mai Tai: A Tiki Classic

Indianapolis Monthly presents to us Chris Coy's variation on the Mai Tai - a tiki classic. Black Market beverage director and The Inferno Room's co-owner, Chris Coy says, “The fun of a Mai Tai is finding the blend of rums that works for you. This recipe calls for an ounce of dark Jamaican rum (Plantation O.F.T.D. ...

Chris Coy – Citizen Cane’s August Foodie

The Indianapolis area is keeping their eyes open for the fall opening of The Inferno Room -"a thinking man's tiki bar" located in Fountain Square. Chris Coy (beverage director of Black Market) and Ed Ruisell (Mass Ave restaurant's co-owner, also of Rook, Thunderbird, and Siam Square) have teamed up to deliver the Indianapolis area an escapist haven ...

West Plaza’s classy, innovative new Monarch Cocktail Bar

Kansas City has a new player in town, the Monarch Cocktail Bar & Lounge. Set to open Monday, Aug. 21, in the West Plaza, this new bar "will sport everything from mezcal, vodka, Riesling and Dogfish Head SeaQuench Ale to green chilies, passion fruit, lime juice and local honey, both in syrup and as toasted ...

UK Bars Recruited to Join Global Celebration of the Old Fashioned

Bars around the UK are getting ready to join in a global celebration for the return of Old Fashioned Week in November. Old Fashioned week, created by Michael Landart and Cyrille Hugon, was originally launched in 2015 and initially included only 50 bars exclusive to France. In 2016, the event welcomed 180 bars across 14 countries and this year, the organizers ...

The Best Rum for Daiquiris, According to Top Bartenders

The classic Daiquiri is a simple rum sour composed of just three parts—rum, lime, and sugar—that is shaken and served up. Though a Daiquiri is just three simple ingredients, the rum you choose can make all the difference, which means there’s still plenty of room to experiment. Opt for a clean, white rum, and you’ll get a ...