DOCTOR DEL SEZ...
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 12:31PM
Don Tiki

It's easy to see the appeal in super-charging one's own exotic sacraments with DRY ICE in order to further partake of the DON TIKI communion and to further mystify one's own personal experience. Who wouldn't? A Tiki-licious world is a better world. HOWEVER, information came to light AFTER the Lux-O-Lab tests were conducted that needs to be made clear to all mixicologists and Tiki fuelers alike: There IS a distinct and unpalatable difference between the food-grade DRY ICE obtained for these Xperiments on the Left Coast and the CO2 variety available in the Tropix: GLYCOL. Think anti-freeze. A little dab of GLYCOL is used in the production of DRY ICE by Hawaii's only producer (Gaspro/Airgas) to help stabilize it for the tropical climate -and a little dab'll do ya. Thus, DRY ICE produced in Hawaii can be applied for its evocative and decorative effect or utilized in celemonies of worship -but not ingested, dig? So, OF the drink, not IN the drink. Got that? I see a hand up. Did you have a question or need a prescription for something?-Delmar DeWilde, your designated driver...

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