As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your weekend with a few delicious summer cocktail recipes
Contrary to the opinion of bartenders behind the stick at TGI Fridays, Bahama Breeze, and other American chain restaurants, a daiquiri-as it was originally created, did not come in neon colors and flavors. A classic daiquiri was traditionally made from white rum, lime juice, and sugar (or simple syrup), shaken and strained into a chilled cocktail […]
Spirit Review: Ron Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum At the end of the 18th Century , Don Juancho Nieto Meléndez’s burning passion for rum finally resulted in the production of his own line, Ron Diplomatico. For years prior, Don Juancho studied the production methods employed in Jamaica, which at the time set the world standard for […]
Looking for that last minute gift for Dad, or a college graduate that deserves to be rewarded for all their hard work? We’ve got you covered with our top picks for classy gifts this summer. From ergonomic chef knives to solar powered chargers, fun spice mixes to culinary inspired teas, bacon salt, and wines that go […]
Want to kick off your Cinco de Mayo celebration with a bang? Around the world, people are celebrating Mexico’s independence with fun and festive cocktails that are tasty, hot, and perfect for pairing with food! If you’re still debating whether or not to to ‘mingle with the devil’, relax, let your hair down, and enjoy […]
Making for a cool island delight, the Captiva Cooler cocktail is now offered at the Crooked Snook, a new tiki bar at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island. Served right along the Gulf of Mexico’s seawall, guests will enjoy sipping this sweet treat along the sandy-white shores. Boasting a variety of cocktails, the Crooked Snook is a full service […]
October is National Apple Month! To properly celebrate fall’s most delicious fruit, we chose our favorite cocktail recipes featuring apples. From rum to vodka, cognac to gin, there’s something for everyone on the fall drink menu. Tell us about your favorite fall cocktail recipes, and share your liquid works of art! Apple Pie Martini* 2 oz Azzurre vodka 3 slices of crisp […]
As the snow continues to pile up and we recover from yet another winter storm, it’s hard not to imagine escaping to a warm-weather destination. For those of us who cannot afford that luxury, National Margarita Day (February 22) can help create the illusion of a tropical beach vacation… or allow us to drown our […]
Strawberry Basil Rum Cocktail 1.5 oz white rum 3 strawberries 1 Basil leaf .75 oz simple syrup .75 oz lime juice Garnish: Strawberry Add ingredients into a shaker, muddle the berries, shake well and strain into rocks glass.
This time of year I seem to get a lot of unexpected drop-in visits from neighbors and friends. One could chalk it up to holiday cheer fever, but I know the simple truth is they are hoping to catch me in a baking frenzy. The odds are in their favor, as during the holiday season, […]
BACARDI® 8 is aged for more than eight years in carefully selected oak barrels. After aging it is blended to perfection featuring notes of prunes, apricots, nutmeg and vanilla over a clean woody background of oak.
The hosts of the 2013 Miami Rum Festival are inviting members of the spirits and beverage trade to a private Trade-Only Rum Exhibition day featuring hundreds of rum products from the Caribbean and beyond. On Friday, April 19 from 3 to 7pm at the Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport Hotel, festival organizers are offering complimentary […]
Passionate about rum? Enjoy bars dedicated to quality rum cocktails? Want to meet other like-minded rum enthusiasts? Join The Rum Collective at Tango on Capitol Hill for a special evening of Rums from the Canary Islands this Saturday, August 25th! Nick Feris, deemed the “Pied Piper of Rum” by Steve Bennett of Uncommon Caribbean, is at […]
With the start of the HOT weather, summer entertaining season is now officially in full swing! Pitcher cocktails is the latest trend on the cocktail scene as we creep into the summer months, cocktails served in pitchers go hand-in-hand with the punch phenomenon that became popular over the past year. The trend couldn’t come at […]