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Week 6 in Review

Rum 101 from New Orleans, Milwaukee goes tiki, simple cocktail recipes and more in this week’s rum news.


Dark rum cocktails? We know what you’re thinking, but fear not! This isn’t a list of tooth-achingly sweet drinks you’d find only on a cruise ship.”  Check out 5 tastefully done drinks from the Huffington Post.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin may not be known for its tropical climate or exotic beaches, but the city’s Walker’s Point neighborhood has just scored a little piece of the islands.  Lucky Joes Tiki Room opens their doors with Polynesian decor and a menu full of classic rum drinks.  Here’s the full story.

The staff at OC Weekly discovers Old Mill Gold Rum.  What did they think of this Virgin Islands via Oregon rum?  Tune in to their Drink of the Week column to find out. gets their post-Super Bowl, pre-Mardi Gras drink on with a plethora of rum cocktails and a well narrated history of the noble spirit.  Read on.

“Few curvaceous containers appear to promise a party in every bottle more than the ridiculously ruby red Angostura Caribbean Club Wild Sorrel Berry Rum Punch.”  Patrick from Uncommon Carribean discovers a worthy ready-to-drink cocktail.