Texas Tiki Week will take place August 2-9 with events happening all over Austin. The annual event, organized by Austin chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild, celebrates tiki culture and tropical drinks with rum as a central ingredient. We’re a sucker for Tiki drinks and will definitely hit a few places to get our fix.  Austin-made Treaty Oak Rum, will be poured at some of the following spots in Austin throughout Texas Tiki Week.

Treaty Oak at Texas Tiki Week

  • Mai Tai Tiki Tuesday Bus Tour, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM  traveling to Isla Austin, WeatherUp, The Tigress, drink.well. and ending at King Bee
  • Featured in the Texas Mai Tai at The Patio Bar at Corner in the JW Marriott (photo and recipe below)
  • Featured in the Tybee Beach cocktail at Freedmen’s

Three Must Have Cocktails from Treaty Oak Rum

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Texas Mai Tai, prepared by Carley Dunavant, JW Marriott Austin

  • 1.5 oz. Treaty Oak Platinum Rum
  • .5 oz. fresh lime juice
  • .5 oz. Cointreau
  • .5 oz Ogreat
  • Treaty Oak Barrel Reserve Rum floater

Combine the Treaty Oak Platinum Rum, Cointreau, orgeat, and lime juice in a mixing glass and shake vigorously with ice to chill. Strain drink into a glass filled with ice. Slowly pour Treaty Oak Barrel Reserve Rum to layer on top. Garnish with mint sprig.


 

Cocktails by Matt Moody, Treaty Oak cocktail guy:

 

Treaty Oak Tiki Week

Treaty Oak Mai Tai

Treaty Oak Mai Tai

  • 1 oz. Treaty Oak Rum
  • 1 oz. Treaty Oak Barrel Reserve Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Paula’s Texas Orange or Pierre Ferrand Orange Curacao
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 3/4 oz. Orgeat (Almond Syrup- B.G. Reynolds brand works well)
  • Mint Sprig and Lime wheel for Garnish

Combine the Treaty Oak rums, orange curacao, orgeat, and lime juice in a mixing glass and shake vigorously with ice to chill. Strain drink into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with the mint sprig and lime wheel on the rim of the glass.

 

Army Navy Cocktail

The Army Navy Cocktail
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Army and Navy Cocktail

  • 2 oz. Treaty Oak Waterloo Gin
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Orgeat  (Almond Syrup- B.G. Reynolds brand works well)
  • Lemon Twist for Garnish

Combine the Treaty Oak Waterloo gin, lemon juice, and orgeat in a mixing glass and shake vigorously with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with the lemon twist.

 

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