Rum Recipes

Caipirinha

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The national drink of Brazil!… Read more

Island Cooler

Refreshing as the trade winds!… Read more

Samantha Jones’ Community Service

Sure you might have aligned yourself with Carrie, identified with Miranda or called yourself a Charlotte, but every woman’s at least a little jealous of the confident, outspoken, and oh-so-sexually-liberated Samantha Jones. The head of her own public relations company, this gal’s way more loyal to her friends than she is to her boyfriends…or the occasional girlfriend. For the amount of work she put in behind closed doors—and occasionally out in the open—Ms. Jones deserved … Read more

Pineapple Mai Tai (AKA Pai Tai)

It’s cold, so let’s try a bit of the Tropics. Here’s a twist on the classic Mai Tai, AKA the Pai Tai!

Drink this while you pretend it’s still warm outside! (Unless you live in Hawaii, where I took this photo, in which case you don’t have to pretend)

This recipe differs from the Trader Vic’s recipe … but both are pretty tasty! This one includes pineapple juice because it is inspired by my recent … Read more

Banana Daiquiri

Just because it’s December doesn’t mean that only eggnog is on the cocktail menu. You’ve heard of “Christmas in July?” Well, now Drink of the Week is starting Summer in December by sharing some of our favorite tropical drinks.

Bananas have that tropical flair but are available all year.

This simple banana daiquiri isn’t thick or overly sweet — a common problem with many blended drinks. Instead it’s light and refreshing. Oh, and it doesn’t … Read more

Hot Apple Cider

Courtesy of Zaya Rum.… Read more

42Zombie

The 42Zombie

1 tsp brown sugar
1 part lemon juice
1 part Bacardi Oro
1 part Bacardi 151
1 part 42BELOW Passionfruit
1 part unsweetened pineapple juice
1 part fresh lime juice
1 part Passion fruit syrup
1 dash Angostura bitters

Dissolve sugar and lemon juice, then add all other ingredients and shake well with crushed ice. Pour entire contents into a Collins glass and garnish with lime wedge.

more Halloween Cocktails and Punches
Recipe … Read more

Pumpkin Caipirinha

It’s almost Halloween, so bring out the pumpkin cocktails! This one uses cachaca–a spirit similar to rum made from cane sugar. Photo and recipe courtesy of Leblon Cachaça.… Read more

Jack-o’-Lantern Punch

No Halloween festivity is complete without a pumpkin jack-o’-lantern. This year, impress your friends by serving up this delightful rum punch right inside a pumpkin! Make it at home, bring it over, serve it up, it’s as easy as pumpkin pie. Nicaragua’s Flor de Caña rum is slow-aged and highly acclaimed for its flavor profile. Subtle hints of caramel and vanilla mesh perfectly with the fresh lemon juice, cloves and apple juice to make this … Read more

The Green Crush

Our friend Hal at A Muddled Thought was playing around with some Absinthe to come up with a Autumn Cocktail. He came up with this concoction of Lucid Absinthe, Cruzan Rum, a touch of Vanilla, a dash of Orange bitters and Orange Soda, it is sure to be come an instant classic.

The Green Crush

1 oz Lucid Absinthe
1 ¼ oz Cruzan Rum
¾ Vanilla Syrup
½ oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
2 Dashes … Read more