Arkiva Bookshelf


If you read the About section you will know that ArkivaTropika is one of the SLG Publishing/Art Boutiki brands. What you may or may not know is that SLG Publishing (one of America's coolest comic book publishers) was the original publisher of Jeff Berry's Beach Bum Berry books (The Grog Log, Intoxica, Remixed and more). While Jeff now has a publisher more approrpiate for his content he has graciously allowed us to keep our older Bum books in print, and they are all available from us through Amazon.com as well as several other sites. This reading list is highlighted by the books that we publish, but we have tossed in a few other books that we maybe wished we had published. The below links are all to Amazon listings, which to be honest is the fastest way to get any of these titles.

Beach Bum Berry's Grog Log

The original and the thing that lanuched a thousand ships.  This edition of The Grog Log is NOT SPIRAL BOUND. Tiki bar mixology is a lost art--but the Grog Log rescues it. A twenty-page introduction traces the history of Polynesian Pop, then teaches you everything you need to know about how to make the Grog Log's eighty tropical drink recipies. 

Beach Bum Berry's Intoxica

Elixirs Exotica! More lost recipes from the Golden Age of the Tiki Bar from the Polynesian Pop Scholar and Mixologist Jeff Berry, co-author of the praised Beach Bum Berry's Grog Log - dubbed "the best bar guide for tropical drinks ever published" by Joe Bob Briggs. Packed with vintage graphics on every page, and everything you need to know about making the perfect tropical drink. With additional commentary from Berry, and a cover by renowned tiki artist Bosko.

Beach Bum Berry's Taboo Table

Because no luau is complete without food, here is our lone cookbook in the series. 


Cover by Bosko

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