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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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DonQ Gran Añejo

During the 1820s, a Spaniard by the name of Sebastian Serrallés emigrated to Puerto Rico and created a new hacienda named Hacienda Teresa. Being in the Caribbean and owning a decent plot of land, Serralles did what most new farmers did in the region: he started growing sugar cane. In 1865, his son, Don Juan [...]

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May Mai Tai Madness: Win A Mai Tai Party!

It’s been a long time since I had a contest here on RumDood.com.  Too long in fact.  The last time I hosted a contest it was the very end of summer (here in the Northern Hemisphere) as Labor Day came upon us here in the US to assert that playtime was over. Now May has [...]

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Mixology Monday: Pain In The Ass Drinks

The merry months continue to pass on by in their irresistible march towards a future full of rum and riches for yours truly (that is where we’re headed right? I really hope this isn’t like the time I got on the wrong train and ended up in Oceanside when I meant to go to LA). Of course, such a passing of time inevitably brings us our next Mixology Monday.

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The Ancient Mariner

Are you tired of Tiki drinks yet?  I sure hope not because we’re still rolling with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry Week as we prepare ourselves for the arrival of Jeff’s newest book, Beachbum Berry Remixed.
Jeff, of course, is considered the man at the front of the Tiki Revival that we’re seeing today.  Beyond reviving long-lost recipes and repopularizing drinks that had fallen out of favor Jeff has also introduced a few drinks of his own, ranging from the blatantly Polynesian to the more subtle tropical drinks like the Ancient Mariner.

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Mai Tai

Iconic rum drinks are numerous.  From the daiquiri to the mojito to the omnipresent “Rum & Coke” (or Cuba Libre if you’re going to do it properly), they’re everywhere.  In 1944 one of the most iconic rum cocktails of all, perhaps only dwarfed by the daiquiri, was introduced by Victor “Trader Vic” Bergeron.  The flagship [...]

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Rum 101: Six Summer Cocktails

Rum 101 is a continuing series of posts on rum and rum cocktails Beating the summer heat is one of the top priorities for any person living outside of the Arctic Circle when the sun begins its months-long crusade to bake every person on the face of the planet.  While we’re half-way through summer here [...]

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