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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Run For The Rum

Run For The Rum

The Weekly Surge crew from Myrtle Beach, SC continues their rum research with a road trip to Key West.  Rum…
Bar La Florida Cocktails 1935

Bar La Florida Cocktails 1935

Part of a series of reprinted bartending manuals, Bar La Florida Cocktails will help you discover the libations of one…
El Presidente

El Presidente

The El Presidente cocktail is one of those drinks that conjures up images of palm trees and beaches.  Take a…
In The Beginning, There Was Rum

In The Beginning, There Was Rum

Tolly Moseley of The Austinist investigates the history of rum in the United States. Get the details here.
Storm Exposes Rum Runner

Storm Exposes Rum Runner

Tropical storm Ida washes ashore the remains of a suspected Prohibition-era rum running vessel.  The debate continues over the true…
Black Tot-Rum Barrel Aged Stout

Black Tot-Rum Barrel Aged Stout

Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, Colorado is set to release a “rum barrel aged” imperial oatmeal stout. Get the scoop…
Hot Cider Rum Punch

Hot Cider Rum Punch

Just in time for the holidays, an easy to make rum punch that should liven up any family get-together. Food…
Prices Up At Angostura

Prices Up At Angostura

A 15% increase in excise tax in Trinidad and Tobago along with an unstable molasses market send prices on Angostura products…
McDowell’s Marketing

McDowell’s Marketing

McDowell’s Celebration, the third largest selling rum brand in the world, turns to sporting events to spread the word about…
Power Outage @ Santa Teresa

Power Outage @ Santa Teresa

Problems with a reliable power source at Hacienda Santa Teresa in Venezuela complicate rum production and blame goes directly to…