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The Week in Rum

The Week in Rum

Private label rum from St. Lucia, summertime cocktails and Rhum St. James turns 250 in this week’s news.


imageA luxury resort in St. Lucia that’s known for high end amenities including a vast wine collection has bottled their very own sipping rum. Forbes Magazine has more.

What’s your favorite summertime rum drink? has a list of suggestions for your warm weather cane spirits drinking pleasure.

Martinique rum Saint James is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year with a special commemorative bottle and a marketing campaign. The new Saint James Cuvée 1765 is a blend created in homage to the original 18th century style and is described as “the epitome of the quality of the products Saint James offers”. Click here for full details.

We’ve never met a Tiki cocktail we weren’t willing to try. What’s not to love about Tiki with its fruit, booze, paper umbrellas, colorful garnishes, fun glasses and taste of the tropics? Tiki has been part of our culture for decades and lucky us, right now we’re in the midst of a tasty Tiki revival.  Huffington Post has all the details.

Lee Reefs and Wicked Dolphin Distillery have partnered to create a rum that starts 90 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. Get the scoop from News Press.