Tanduay 1854

December 20, 2010
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If I were to ask a group of people who the biggest rum companies in the world are, the odds are that only complete rum nerds know that a company out of the Philippines – Tanduay – belongs on that list of most prolific rum producers. In fact, Tanduay is second only to Bacardi in […]

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State of the Dood

November 19, 2010

Metablogging is not normally something I really go in for. Still, it would be disingenuous if I denied that it was fairly obvious that things had slowed down here after Tales of the Cocktail in July. With that in mind, I figured I’d take the time to explain what’s been going on and where things […]

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Jaunty Angle

October 5, 2010
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Some drink recipes spend a lot of time rattling around in my head.  I have a moleskin notebook full of recipes that I either come up with out of the blue or during one of the Thursday Drink Night events with the rest of the Cocktail Blogging Degenerates at the Mixoloseum. Most of these recipes […]

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Where To Drink Rum: Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco

September 8, 2010
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This is a guest post from Humuhumu [http://www.humuhumu.com] – a designer, programmer and tikiphile living in San Francisco where she has nearly unfettered access to what may be the best rum bar in the US, if not the world or even possibly the Solar System: Smuggler’s Cove.

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Where To Drink Rum: Trailer Happiness, London

August 9, 2010
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This is a guest post written by Peter and Pauline Holland of The Floating Rum Shack.  Peter and Pauline are avid rum enthusiasts and great friends of both this site and its humble author.  They live in the UK, where they have a much easier time making it down to Trailer Happiness to enjoy what […]

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Rum Dood Cocktail

July 6, 2010
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Rum Dood created by Paul Etter 1.5 oz Smith & Cross .5 oz Cruzan Black Strap .5 oz Lemon Juice .5 oz Lime Juice .5 oz Rothman & Winter Apricot Orchard .25 oz Ginger Syrup .25 oz Falernum Dash Angostura bitters Shake all ingredients with a cup of cracked ice and pour unstrained into a […]

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Zaya Gran Reserva

June 22, 2010
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While many rums embrace the pervasive idea that rum is a mixer to be poured with cola or blended with coconut water and never taken alone, others are fighting against the collegiate stereotype and attempting to establish the category as one equal in sophistication to whiskey or brandy.  Zaya is one of the latter. Zaya […]

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