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Week 50 in Review

Food and drink culture in Jamaica, a new Bacardi distillery & visitors center in Nassau, rummy gift requests for Santa and more in this week’s rum news.


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Bacardi announces that they plan to convert the old Buena Vista Restaurant building in downtown Nassau into a small distillery and visitors center.  

Spice it up in Jamaica.  The Toronto Sun discovers the food and cocktail culture of Jamrock.  Check it out

“Hosting a holiday party? Ditch the corkscrew for the cocktail shaker.”  The Globe and Mail recommends several tasty cocktails to keep your party guests coming back for more.

BlissTree pulls together a low-cal holiday rum punch complete with champagne, ginger ale, nutmeg and spiced rum.  We’ll take two please!!

Jeff Beachbum Berry pens a great piece about bar and cocktail trends called Has Mixology Jumped the Shark?  Check out the Grog Log for all the details.

“Winterize Your Bitters for the Holiday Season.”  Bon Appetit discovers the interesting and growing world of bitters with stocking stuffer recommendations for your cocktail loving friends.

Our buddy Rum Shop Ryan whips up a simple cocktail made with Cruzan 9 Spiced Rum, Rum Cream and topped with whipped cream.  Get over to his blog for the Cruzan Tanned recipe.

“So please, Santa, check your list one last time and do consider my humble request. All I really want is El Dorado 15.”  Steve from Uncommon Caribbean makes a rummy request for Christmas.