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Week 2 in Review

This week’s nasty weather inspired a surge of news about rum, cocktails and tropical locales.


imageTanduay Rum found an importer and made their long-awaited launch into the US market in 2013. If you’ve been curious about the quality of their products, check out this article from our friends at Drink Spirits.

We know that many of our readers have been battling nasty winter weather with snow and record low temps this week, so maybe a few hot drinks are in order. WTOP has 10 recipes to choose from.

Robot Food’s new 5 year aged rum received some additional press this week. Their packaging is the talk of the design world. Here’s more from another of the industry’s top trade magazines.

From Market Watch: Country star Kenny Chesney has joined the celebrity spirits bandwagon with a rum that fits his tropics-loving, “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” attitude.

Are you looking to discover the real Caribbean while leaving the obnoxious cruise ship crowd behind? Rum Shop Ryan has all the details about Island Windjammer tours. Check it out.