Articles Tagged: Rum

Tropical Itch

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Aloha – greetings from sunny Wakiki!  DOTW is on location this week scouting out some of the best drinks in Honolulu.  So far, we have managed to have some great drinks at Duke’s, Lewer’s Lounge and Room Without a Key. 

This week’s drink of the week was invented at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in 1957 by it’s famed bartender, Harry Yee.  Mr. Yee was also responsible for another tropical favorite, the Blue Hawaii.  While Mr. … Read more

The Double-Rock Zombie

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Arehucas Ron Miel Rum Review

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Our friends at Copa Spirits recently sent us a bottle of Arehucas Ron Miel Rum, a honey rum from the Canary Islands that they recently introduced to the United States.  Arehucas is the oldest and largest rum distiller in Europe with its founding back in the 1880’s.  But, the history of honey rum or Ron Miel, as its known, goes back even further in the Canary Islands.  For over 300 years, the inhabitants of the … Read more

Saint Valentine

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This sophisticated Valentine’s Day cocktail was created by the Professor, David Wondrich. The sweet, almost fruity port and rum in this drink will have you wondering why champagne is so popular on Valentine’s Day.… Read more

Flor de Cana Centenario Gold 18 Year Old Rum Review

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It’s been awhile since we reviewed a Rum so we thought we would review one that we really enjoy – the Flor de Cana Centenario Gold 18 Year Old Rum. But, truly, what isn’t to like about a well made 18 year old rum? The Flor de Cana Centenario hails from Nicaragua (although from what I could find, they source the sugar cane for their Rum all over Central America) and is the star of … Read more

Hot Buttered Brugal

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Ingredients:
2 oz Brugal Añejo Rum
1 teaspoon of honey
½ teaspoon of butter
4 oz hot apple cider
½ oz Allspice dram by St. Elizabeth 

Directions:
Place boiling water into Irish coffee mug or goblet to heat glass while preparing drink and cover the open of glass to really keep hot.  In mixing glass add rum, honey, butter, cider and allspice dram.  Stir vigorously then pour into heated mug, grate fresh cinnamon on top … Read more

January is National Hot Tea Month

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January is National Hot Tea Month and there’s no better way to celebrate than to jump right in and start enjoying some piping hot cocktails!

Tea dates as far back as the 10th century and has been a popular beverage in many cultures. It’s packed with antioxidants, flavonoids and has even been proven to improve the body’s natural defenses against bacteria and viruses. So, while you’re digging into these recipes remember that you’re also doing Read more

Woodward Eggnog

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You’ll need: mixing glass, Boston shaker, Hawthorn strainer, rocks glass, micro plane.

Ingredients:
1 oz Sailor Jerry rum
.5 oz Tuaca
1 oz heavy cream
Splash simple syrup
1 whole egg
Cinnamon and nutmeg for garnish

Directions:
Place all ingredients into the mixing glass. Add ice. Shake hard (about 20 sec). Place Hawthorn strainer over shaker and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with shaved cinnamon and nutmeg.

Courtesy Ames Hotel, Boston.… Read more

Tom & Jerry

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Gather around the Christmas tree with a mug of something warm and boozy! The Tom & Jerry is a classic hot cocktail that’s just right for the holidays.

You can leave out the booze for the kids and those who don’t drink alcohol, and it will still taste fantastic. This recipe isn’t difficult, but it does take a little extra attention. The flavor is much nicer than you’d get from a Tom & Jerry flavoring … Read more

5 Bottles To Buy Your Co-Workers

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We know that it’s time to pick up presents for your co-workers.  In our humble opinion, the best gift to buy is booze!   Who doesn’t like booze?  We also like wine, but this article is dedicated to booze.   We put together our top 5 picks for good booze that also happens to be priced right.  Good luck this holiday season.

Here are our top 5 for this holiday season:

    Svedka Vokda.  I will admit

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