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Week 3 in Review

Dark & Stormy exposed, Sailor Jerry fans get inked, Honolulu tiki revisited, skinny rum cocktail recipes and much more in this week’s rum news.


“With mugs, statues, songs and fashion, these kamaaina are carrying the kitschy, tacky, tiki torch.” Check out this in-depth look at tiki culture from Honolulu Magazine.

Robert Burr resolves to drop a pound or two in 2012 and digs up a few skinny rum cocktail recipes courtesy of Don Q.  Get the details from the Rum Examiner Blog.

Bahama Bob Leonard investigates the green distilling trend that is taking the rum world by storm.  Tune into the Rumstyles Blog for more info.

Huffington Post reports that “Spiced rum maker Sailor Jerry will celebrate what would have been the 101st birthday of Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, the legendary tattoo artist who inspired the brand, by offering up 101 free tattoos at a Chicago tattoo shop.”

Robert Curley from About.comdrinks the Caribbean” with Bermuda’s national cocktail, the Dark & Stormy.  Enjoy…

A new (and yet to be named) rum distillery has opened in South Florida and the Miami New Times has the scoop.  Click here for the details.