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[28 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

When building a new tiki bar at home, it is vital that you spend some time up front giving serious consideration to the type of home tiki bar experience that you are looking to create.  Will you be serving up enough beers to warrant a kegerator?  How far are you building your tiki bar from your existing refrigerator/freezer?
There is an excellent post over at the KegWorks Blog on things that should be considered when designing your home bar.  It asks some of the fundamental questions that you should be asking …

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[21 Dec 2008 | One Comment | ]

If you found the tips and video on stocking your home bar helpful, you might like this article from the Portland Tribune.  It features several tips from Blair Reynolds at Trader Tiki.  It has several great ideas and is worth reading if you plan on hosting a party this holiday season.
My personal favorite from these tips – buying one bottle of booze per paycheck.  That would certainly ease the burden of having to buy eight bottles in a single trip when the bar runs dry.  Offering a laminated menu of …

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[4 Nov 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

With a home tiki bar, you have a couple of options. You add a built in or standalone beer trough for bottles and cans, or you can serve your beers from your own kegerator. Once a creation limited to the rich and the truly devoted campus party animal, the kegerator is becoming a popular home bar addition. The materials required for a kegerator aren’t too expensive and they are relatively easy to build. There are tons of DIY kegerator instructions available on the web, but these …