Now that we Americans can finally visit Cuba legally, what else could we feature this but the Cuba Libre. Although its origins are a bit foggy, it is said to have been created around 1900 in Cuba. To help celebrate this momentous occasion the folks at Matusalem Rum are sharing their Ultimate Cuba Libre recipe. Matusalem was first produced in Santiago de Cuba in 1872 and was produced there until 1959. The brand is now … Read more
Rum Drink Recipes
This week we’re giving the classic mojito a Springtime twist! Mixology Monday XXXVIII is being hosted over at the Wild Drink Blog, and the theme is “Superior Twists.” The idea is add a twist to a classic cocktail that sends it over the top of cocktail goodness.
Strawberries and basil make a great combination—each has its own brand of sweetness. The two complimentary flavors are an ideal match for the light and refreshing mojito. What … Read more
This punch recipe is inspired by the Orange Punch served at Andrew Jackson’s inauguration in 1829, according to Eric Felten of the Wall Street Journal.
It was quite a rowdy crowd, and servers brought out buckets of the punch to lure the revelers out of the White House and on to the lawn.
Serve this to your own Inauguration Day party crowd on Jan. 20.
Inaugural Orange Punch
3 parts fresh orange juice
1 part … Read more
Here’s a cocktail for the tumultuous winter nights ahead.
Spice Night comes by way of Bermuda and is a melange of “scented” apple, carrot, lemon and ginger juices mixed with Mount Gay Rum and a bit of maple syrup. Courtesy of Mount Gay Rum.
This is my kind of Partridge! Courtesy of Oronoco Rum.
Created by Brian Miller of New York hotspot Death & Co this creepy cocktail is made with Flor de Caña rum, a new premium rum from Nicaragua which has recently become available in the U.S. Courtesy of Flor de Caña.
Mimicking the look of classic candy corn, this dessert cocktail would be a sweet ending to an evening of Halloween marauding. Photo by YumSugar.
This month’s Mixology Monday theme is “Guilty Pleasures”. There are so many cocktails that fit the bill, it was hard to pick just one. After going through the archive, I landed on the ultimate guilty pleasure – The Long Island Iced Tea. Equal parts of Vodka, Gin, Rum, Tequila and Triple Sec all topped with Sweet & Sour and Cola. This drink got me through college and beyond, but in my advanced years I gravitate … Read more