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Yelp Elite Aloha @ The Tiki Bar



I'd like to start this blog with a slightly altered quote from a vastly underrated musician: Tik(i) tick(i) tik(i) tik(i) BOOM! (Word Fresh Prince, word.) Wednesdays are pretty much up there with yellow fruit gums, low fat cheese and alcohol free beer when it comes to things that suck. Well, the fine folks of Glasgow pretty much tossed this idea out the window with a hula hoopingly hop into The Tiki Bar on Bath Street.

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Awaiting the 40 strong crowd lei (went there) a mouth watering wee welcome punch (one of the few times in Glasgow where a punch is a good thing) that had so many awesome sounding fresh ingredients… and rum! With name tags stuckified and flowery neck scarves adorned, it was time for a history lesson that would have made most of us pay far more attention had it been given in secondary school! 

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WIth the origins of the Tiki Bar movement explained, it was time to get down to making one of the original and most recognised of the Polynesian pleasures… the Mai Tai! With our mixology expert Ian on hand to take each yelper through the process, there was much shaking, measuring, (free) pouring, garnishing and finally, drinking! Oh the drinking!

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With popcorn on the go, a fuseball table to battle over and a refreshing Brugal and Ting to sip on post Mai Tai, yelpers chilled out in the easy going vibe that the Tiki Bar has worked on creating. Splendid I say!

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Big thanks go to The Tiki Bar for having us lot along and as always to the phantom-like Mr Watson for taking ra photos of the evening. 

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Stuff to look at:

Photies: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yelp/sets/72157629123684298/

Event Listing: http://www.yelp.co.uk/biz/aloha-at-the-tiki-bar-glasgow#query:tiki%20bar

(go on, tell us what you thought of the night!)

Talk Thread: http://www.yelp.co.uk/topic/glasgow-feb-elite-event

A blast was had once again. Thanks for coming along and we'll see you at the next evetn (http://www.yelp.co.uk/events/glasgow-yelps-underground-empire)

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Chris D

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