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Week 39 in Review

Rummy news this week includes tiki bar openings, rum reviews, drink recipes and more. Check it out.


imageParadise found: Porco Lounge brings Tiki drinks, Polynesian pop and exotic decor to Cleveland‘s West 25th Street. Check out the Entertainment section of for more.

Our friend Bahama Bob gets his hands on a bottle of Taildragger Amber Rum, the new small batch drop from Tailwinds Distilling in Illinois. Click here to see what he thinks of it.

Arizona Daily reports: This is probably a record for a Tucson restaurant: A month and a couple days after opening, Saint House Rum Bar is being featured in a national magazine. Esquire asked Saint House bar manager Karl Goranowski to share a recipe for a cocktail that included honey as a sweetener for the issue that went online.

About a year ago, Puerto Rico’s Distilleria Seralles rolled a boutique white called Caliche. It was a hit from day one and they’re still getting positive press from mixologists, writers and cocktail nerds. Get the latest from Celibrity Cafe.

The Wine Times blog has published five pieces of interesting folklore that you may or may not know about rum. Have you ever wondered why many old-timers call rum Nelson’s Blood? Check out the article for more.

The reports: High-flying spirit label Stolen, best known for its rum brands, is set to embark on international expansion after its owner gained $4 million in a private capital raising this week.