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Week 16 in Review

Awards for Seven Fathoms, top rum destinations, drink recipes and agricole 101 in this week’s news.


imageOur friends at Caribbean Journal have pulled together a list of the top 12 rum destinations in the Caribbean. Did your favorite island distillery make the cut? Click here to find out.

Seven Fathoms Rum continues to bring home awards to their headquarters in the Cayman Islands. This time they’ve scored a Double Gold at the annual Wine & Spirits Convention in Las Vegas. Cayman 27 TV has the details.

Rum Shop Ryan whips up a rum drink that is sure to summon warmer weather and good times. The Winter’s Finale cocktail has a generous measure of Papa’s Pilar Blonde, creme de cocoa, creme de Menthe and orange bitters. Sounds delicious. Click here for the full recipe.

Spring drinking season is in full swing in Chicago and agricole is in the spotlight in at least one bar. Check out what Three Dots & a Dash is saying about Rhum. Red Eye has the story.

Austin, TX scores yet another world class bar; this time with a Cuban vibe, a pile of solid cocktails on the bar menu and an impressive collection of high-end rums. Say hello to Pleasant Storage Room. Austin Eater has the details.