Articles Tagged: Rum

Turbinado

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The weather is warming up again here, and it’s time to celebrate! This warm-weather recipe was created by Jackson Cannon of Eastern Standard in Boston. It’s a simple concoction that tastes very layered.

Ingredients:
2 oz of Brugal Añejo
1 oz fresh squeezed lime
.75 oz demerara syrup (simple syrup made with raw demerara sugar)
Dash of Angostura bitters
1.5 oz ginger beer

Directions:
Shake ingredients and serve in a highball glass filled with crushed … Read more

The Black Pearl

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When it comes to tropical drinks, it’s hard to improve on the classics. Though some may attempt, many times their concoctions can become either a carbon-copy of an old one or a tart mix to cover up a bland rum. However, once in a blue moon a new cocktail takes the common tools of a Tiki Technician and whips up a drink that anyone would pass up a common Zombie for.

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Death by Fire

Known to make a grown man cry.

Ingredients: 
½ oz Goldschlager
½ oz DeKuyper Hot Damn 100 or other spicy cinnamon liquor 
½ oz Bacardi 151 rum

Directions:
Mix. Serve in a cordial glass.

Courtesy of Dee Ann.

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Pink Frost

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With all the strawberries popping up, we thought it was time for a cool treat using this seasonal fruit. This dessert cocktail will be a refreshing addition to any Spring day. It’s like a white-chocolate-covered strawberry!

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Basil Mojito

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Almost no drink welcomes warm weather the way a good mojito does. It’s simple and refreshing! I mixed up some basil mojitos. An easy way to change up your cocktail is to substitute ingredients. By using basil instead of mint, we found a whole new drinking experience without much work.

Try it out with basil or any of your favorite herbs! You can learn more about substitutions and creating new cocktail recipes in our book, … Read more

Rum Time

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Grounded with homegrown spirits
By Gregory Dal Piaz

This article originally appeared in TheSpir.it

Life sometimes throws you a curve ball. What’s the saying? When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Well, I need something a bit stronger. You see, I had planned on sipping the rum fantastic in the Caribbean over the holiday break. Mother Nature and JetBlue had other plans.

So, snowed in and devoid of tropical drinks and ancient Rhum Agricole, I … Read more

Thai Spring Mojito

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Spring is here! In honor of this beautiful season, here’s a low-calorie cocktail inspired by Thai flavors that’s perfect for this time of year. This drink clocks in at about 90 calories as-is but you can adjust it to your own taste by adding more liquor and more sugar to make it more similar to a classic mojito.

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El Chupacabra Martini

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After all those green drinks, lets go red. The ladies at My Bueno Cookbook created this scary cocktail filled with fruity goodness. No goats were harmed in the making of this drink.

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Embarcadero Dandy

post iconThe Embarcadero Dandy, a refreshing cocktail with rum, absinthe and ginger that you don’t have to be in San Francisco to enjoy …Read More

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Bar

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Party season’s over, it’s time to re-stock

By Chris Koch

This article originally appeared in TheSpir.it

It’s not your fault, you tried very hard: armfuls of Charles Shaw, a case of Cava from World Market, a few bottles of the Captain for your party’s signature cocktail. Just 24 hours ago you felt well stocked, defended, a discount beverage moat dug deep around your liquor cabinet. It just simply wasn’t enough.

The marauders are gone now. … Read more