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Le Latin

In the Craft Cocktail world, bartenders tend to be creative types. They work hard to build style that is fast, efficient, and pleasant to watch. They work tirelessly on perfecting technique while memorizing hundreds of recipes filled with esoteric ingredients from around the world, and – ultimately – they desire to create a cocktail of their own [...]

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Lost Spirits Cuban Inspired 151

There are probably some of you asking what the heck I’m doing reviewing a 151. “Isn’t that just drunk juice? Who cares how it tastes?” Bryan Davis at Lost Spirits Distillery has a thing or two to say about that concept though. Here he has carefully crafted a spirit that is more than what most [...]

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Santa Teresa Claro

This rum has been sitting on my review shelf for a long time – longer than I care to admit. I figured it was time to open it up and give this Venezuelan beauty a try. Santa Teresa Claro is a “white” rum offering from Ron Santa Teresa SA, the same people who give us [...]

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Caipirinha

It’s the national drink of Brazil, made with their national spirit, and it’s internationally awesome. Caipirinha 2 oz Cachaça 2 tsp Sugar Slices of 1 lime Combine all in a glass and muddle limes thoroughly. Add ice and stir (optionally toss in a shaker). What do you do when you have a sugarcane based spirit? [...]

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Tanduay 1854

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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Zaya Gran Reserva

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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Hemingway Daiquiri

Hemingway Daiquiri 2 oz White Rum .75 oz Lime Juice 1 tsp Maraschino 1 tsp Grapefruit Juice 1 tsp Sugar or .5 oz Simple Syrup Shake with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Serve frappe. (Download) Daiquiris, Daiquiris everywhere and oh so many to drink.  These days there are more Daiquiri “variations” than [...]

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