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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Celebrating the Soggy Dollar

Celebrating the Soggy Dollar

The final stop on the British Virgin Islands slice of our rum research trip brought us to the world famous…
Snowy Day Punch

Snowy Day Punch

Get into the holiday spirit with a little help from Don Q.  The Snowy Day Punch is a rum-packed holiday…
Marvelous Martinique

Marvelous Martinique

MSNBC’s segment by Today Travel checks out the history, culture, art, architecture and rhum scene on the beautiful island of…
Week 50 in Review

Week 50 in Review

Food and drink culture in Jamaica, a new Bacardi distillery & visitors center in Nassau, rummy gift requests for Santa and…
Books: Micro-Distilleries

Books: Micro-Distilleries

Looking for a holiday gift for your favorite rummy?  Check out Micro-Distilleries in the US and Canada by David Rehner.…
The Willy T – boat, bar & booze

The Willy T – boat, bar & booze

Another day of rum exploration in the BVIs finds us at another classic waterfront drinking establishment.  This time we check…
New Rums from Plantation

New Rums from Plantation

Two new rums from Plantation hit the UK.  Trinidad 1999 Banyuls Finish and Barbados 5 Yr Old Pineau des Charentes Finish…
Discovering Barbados

Discovering Barbados

New York Times stumbles upon the beautiful island of Barbados for a weekend of good food, stiff drinks and a…
Week 49 in Review

Week 49 in Review

Hemingway Bar opens in DC, Huffington Post is in love with Plantation Guadeloupe, new distillery write ups, rum reviews and…
Sailor Survey

Sailor Survey

To celebrate the first-ever Bartender Appreciation Day, Sailor Jerry Rum raises a glass to mixologists by revealing Americans’ tipping habits.…