Hukilau 2016

Knoxville Cocktails member Swanky is the co-founder of Hukilau and one of only 3 people who have attended all 15 events. He will be giving a presentation on the history of the Mai-Kai as a preview of his Mai-Kai book on Friday and we will all be sampling lots of offerings from top mixologists from around the country, and various rum sponsors.

Bars represented this year:

  • Brian Miller from Tiki Mondays w/Miller in NYC
  • St. John Frizell from Fort Defiance in NYC
  • Kreepy Tiki Bar & Lounge
  • Jeff “Beachbum” Berry from Latitude 29 in New Orleans
  • Martin Cate from Smuggler’s Cove in San Francisco
  • Paul McGee from Lost Lake in Chicago
  • Porco Lounge and Tiki Room (Cleveland, OH)
  • Foundation Tiki Bar (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Aku Aku (Orlando)
  • Barnacled Mermaid (Upcoming Location TBA)
  • Slowly Shirley (NYC)


Knoxville Cocktails is looking forward to sampling as much as a human can. For more complete info on the Rums and bartenders, check the Atomic Grog.

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