Articles Tagged: Rum

Spiced Spiked Cider

Reader Maderia (kinda like the wine) wanted to share this warm holiday treat with everyone. The combination of spiced rum and apple cider conspire to warm your insides on a cold winter day.… Read more

Bacardi Rum & Nut Cake

Turning through the Sunday paper, I ran across this classic holiday recipe for rum cake. Light, moist and full of rum. Ooh, and a wonderful rum glaze! What did you expect from the House of Bacardi?

Here’s the recipe for the cake:


    ½ cup Bacardi Gold Rum
     1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
     1 – 18 ½ oz package yellow cake mix
     1 – 3 ½ oz package instant vanilla flavor pudding mix

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New Drinks from Our Readers

Thanks you all for all the great cocktail recipes you send us everyday. We get so many it is hard to mention them all, so we decided to do a regular post about all the new drinks we get. How regular, well this is a drinking site, so we will do our best. As for you? Keep the recipes coming! Got an awesome holiday recipe? Share it!

Here are few of our recent favorites…

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Happy Thanksgiving

It’s Turkey Day. I’m just about to go get my eat on, but wanted to wish you all a safe and Happy Turkey Day!


Here’s a few yummy Thanksgiving cocktails:

Thanksgiving Toast Cocktail
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Martini

And a great recipe to make with that leftover turkey, Mixed Turkey Jambalaya. It’s made with Newcastle Brown Ale!… Read more

New Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is one of our favorites holidays and we spend a good deal of October getting ready for this spooky night.

One thing we do every year is add a bunch of need creepy cocktails to our collection.

Here’s a few of our new dastardly favorites:

    Caramel Apple Shot
    Ghost by Smirnoff
    Ghosts by Tezon
    Pumpkin Martini
    Scream Soda
    Vampire’s Kiss by Malibu

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Bambu Rum Review

We just got our hands on a (sigh) small bottle of the new quadruple distilled super premium rum, Bambu. I also had the pleasure to speak with David Kanbar, the creator of Bambu. David’s resume includes running day to day operations at Uncle Maurice’s Skyy Vodka prior to it’s sale to Campari.

So why start a rum company, I asked Mr. Kanbar?

He had always been a fan of the rum category, especially unaged white … Read more

Malibu Vampire Kiss

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 Courtesy of Malibu Rum.… Read more

Icy Hands Halloween Punch

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Readers are always asking for more punch recipes, especially for Halloween and the holidays. This is a simple punch where the ice is the centerpiece. Not only is the icy hand super spooky, but it keeps things cool as well.



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Fall Cocktails

It’s the first day of autumn, so we thought we we would share a few Fall Cocktail recipes the folks over at Pernod-Ricard sent us. They did great job of making innovative cocktails that capture the season.


    Beefeater Thanksgiving Toast
    Elit Rosemary Martini
    Pumpkin Pie

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Bar Tools – Muddler

Muddlers are an essential tool for every bartender and very simple one. The standard muddler is 7–8 inches long, made of wood or metal and have a wide, rounded end for mashing up stuff like mint leaves, limes or herbs.

The most popular cocktails that require a muddler are the mojito (for mashing the mint) and the caipirinha (mashing up the lime).

Buy muddlers at Amazon and support Drink of the Week! (Shameless plug but … Read more

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