It’s Mixology Monday and once again we’re coming in at the last possible second to get another great rum cocktail turned in on time. It’s not that I don’t plan ahead. I honestly do. It’s more that planning does not equal doing. As the saying goes, the path to the bar is paved with good [...]
Snowflakes are falling. Gifts are being wrapped and given. Cards and candles are everywhere. It’s almost like there’s something special going on this time of year. While spending time – willingly or otherwise – with friends and family, it just feel right without the right drink to add to the merriment (or help with the [...]
‘Twas the Punch before Christmas And all through the bar Each contestant was stirring Hoping their punch would star… The first ever Punch Before Christmas competition at Malo (something both bar manager Rhachel Shaw and I are hoping to make a recurring event), sponsored by Kraken Black Spiced Rum, was held on December 10th with [...]
RumDood.com and Malo Cantina are proud to announce our first ever LIVE punch competition! That’s right, a LIVE competition, sponsored by Kraken Rum – and you can win up to $500! My obsession with punches is apparently contagious and Malo Cantina on Sunset Blvd here in LA shares the fever that can only be cured [...]
Returning to the first ever RumDood & Mount Gay Labor Day Rum Punch Contest (note: future contests should have shorter names), we continue our stroll through the runners up as we focus on the Halley’s Eclipse Rum Punch. This punch was submitted by Chris Bostick, bartender at LA’s well-known speakeasy bar, The Varnish, and proprietor [...]
Having already announced the winner of the first ever RumDood.com Rum Punch Giveaway, I figured it was time to discuss some of the other outstanding punches that were submitted. The final decision of who won the competition came down to two punches, the Captain Parker’s Punch and this incredibly delectable entry from recent Culinary Institute graduate and Sous Chef, Alex Sadowsky of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Photo courtesy Yoav Gershon, Off Script Shooting Captain Parker’s Punch submitted by Zack Jerome of Lost Angeles Blog 2 cups Mount Gay Eclipse 1 cup Mount Gay Eclipse Silver .5 cup Single Malt Scotch .5 cup Grenadine 1 cup Lime Juice 1 cup Orange Juice 1 cup Tangerine Juice 1 cup Pineapple Juice Mix all [...]