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History of the Daiquiri

History of the Daiquiri

Rob & Rob celebrate National Daiquiri Day by digging deep into the history of this classic cocktail.  Check out their…
Daily Rum Rations

Daily Rum Rations

Did you know that for more than 300 years the British Royal Navy served a daily rum ration to all…
Cruzan Denies Ugly History

Cruzan Denies Ugly History

The producers of Cruzan Rum are maintaining that slavery was not an integral part of the “development of their corporations.”…
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.
A Taste of Paradise

A Taste of Paradise

The debate continues over who invented the Mai Tai, Trader Vic or Don the Beachcomber.  The Chicago Trib recounts the…
The Legend of Cocktail Culture

The Legend of Cocktail Culture

Have you ever wondered about the origins of the “cocktail scene?”  We did too.  Check out TheBar.com for the where…
Rum in US History

Rum in US History

“Benjamin Franklin penned a small ode to it. Ernest Hemingway mixed it in tall cocktails.” Bruce Owens hints of rum’s…
Martha Washington’s Punch Recipe

Martha Washington’s Punch Recipe

America’s first president enjoyed his whiskey, that’s no secret, but did you know that his wife was a rum fan?…
Inner Circle Review

Inner Circle Review

Our friends over at Rum-Drinks.com “aren’t experts at distilling or blending rum”, but they know a lot about drinking it.…
Another Zombie

Another Zombie

Newspaper-guy and hobby mixologist, Colin Powers, shakes up his version of a Zombie and waxes about the origins of the…