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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Who is Stan Jones?

Who is Stan Jones?

A Mountain of Crushed Ice gives props to Stan Jones, cocktail guru, writer and mixology icon. Take a look.
Duotone Daiquiri

Duotone Daiquiri

Get down with a Duotone Daiquiri at Fluke Wine Bar in Newport, RI.  The addition of 3/4 oz. of Gosling’s…
The Spirit of Thailand

The Spirit of Thailand

At 90% cane spirit and 10% rice distillate, Mekhong isn’t exactly rum, but it is the “Spirit of Thailand.”  Check…
Banana Daiquiri

Banana Daiquiri

Saveur.com has the 50 year old Banana Daiquiri recipe from the famous Mountain Top Bar in the US Virgin Islands.…
Happy Rum Day!

Happy Rum Day!

Whether it signifies the end of sugarcane harvest or it’s just another silly holiday, today is National Rum Day.  Celebrate…
Cruzan Markets Heritage

Cruzan Markets Heritage

Cruzan Rum is set to launch a new marketing campaign that focuses on the brand’s deep Caribbean roots, island heritage…
Ron Viejo de Caldas Review

Ron Viejo de Caldas Review

Rob Burr just released a great review and background narrative on Ron Viejo de Caldas 8 Year, one of Columbia’s…
People Profile: Gerard Heidgerken

People Profile: Gerard Heidgerken

Gerard Heidgerken is the rum-loving President of Bilgemunky Enterprises, an outfit that focuses on the research and appreciation of pirate…
DIY Spiced Rum

DIY Spiced Rum

Looking for more information about homemade spiced rum?  Check out this article from the guys at RnD Rum Reviews.
Rum On The Up

Rum On The Up

Bloomberg News is talking about growth in the rum industry and how sipping rums have replaced fine cognacs is some…