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Week 5 in Review

Cocktail recipes, new brands launched and rum bars reviewed in this week’s news. Check it out.


imageOur friends at Rated R Cocktails take in a day of Pilar Rum sipping and cane spirits seminars at the recent Cocktail Conference in San Antonio. Click here to see what they learned.

“From the foot tapping beats of reggae sounds to the smell of fresh spices coming from the kitchen, you know you have arrived at some place unique to the desert…” Not to mention the 140 rums on offer at The Breadfruit Restaurant in Phoenix. ABC15 has the full story.

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.

Cruzan Rum‘s parent company sold for $16 billion last week. What does that mean for the popular brand from St. Croix? VI Daily News has the scoop.

Get ready! Plans are coming together for the most exciting new rum event of the year. Festival Rum Bahamas will bring a wide array of music, food and plenty of rum to Nassau this February. Here are the details.