TIKI: VINTAGE COCKTAILS
Polynesian culture, mainly from Hawaii, gave birth to these uncommon cocktails based on rums, liquors, fruits and flowers, served in vessels with totemic attributes, profusely decorated and distinctive consumption rituals.
“Tiki” as a term is believed to have South American origins. It is used in both Tahitian and Hawaiian languages to name figures (statue, totems, images), which are part of Polynesian imagery. They can be also found in the Maoris of New Zealand and Cook Islands, famous for their ritual tattoos.