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Week 46 in Review

Tiki comes to Tacoma, love for Siesta Key, boozy gift guides and more in this week’s rum news.


“Bacardi Limited lights up this year’s holiday season with new brand expressions and ultimate party ideas perfected through its 150-year history.” Sacramento Bee had the full story.

Our friends at Caribbean Journal discover the wonderful rums being made at Drum Circle Distilling in Sarasota, Florida.  What did they think of Siesta Key Spiced?  Tune in to the CJ site to find out.

“It’s no secret that liquor is a simple solution to holiday gift-giving.” Buffalo News rolls out their booze-laced gift guide packed with premium spirits from around the world.  Appleton Estate Reserve secures the rum category recommendation.

Tacoma, Washington gets a new rum and tiki hotspot.  Local bar veterans, Jason Alexander and Robyn Murphy, open Tacoma Cabana with a menu full of classic cocktails and kitschy new creations.  Click here for details.

The Shout reports: “Vanguard Luxury Brands has signed a one-year ‘strategic agreement’ with New Zealand’s Stolen Rum to distribute its award-winning portfolio in Australia.”