Tag: Rum

Perrier—the Fashionable Choice

Perrier—the Fashionable Choice

Perrier is going after the club soda and seltzer market with a new found gusto and the same old commitment to superior quality. With a solid presence in 150 countries and almost one billion bottles sold annually, they are no newcomer—in fact the story of their product goes back 120 million years. On the Languedoc […]

| February 6, 2013
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Rum Chata Cream Liqueur-Perfect for The Holidays

Rum Chata Cream Liqueur-Perfect for The Holidays

Rum Chata is a relative newcomer (first shipped in 2009) to the crowded Rum market, but this creamy liqueur-style drink is a perfect complement for the holidays. This delicious concoction uses five times distilled Caribbean rum along with real, made-from- scratch Wisconsin dairy cream (they can say that because the distiller is actually located in […]

| December 11, 2012
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Fantastic Fruitcake

Fantastic Fruitcake

Fruitcake by design is quite festive. Packed with dried, candied, or brandied fruits, and often saturated with rum, brandy or other liqueurs–there are very few who have mastered the craft of making a spectacular fruitcake. While there are many companies who attempt to mass produce a good fruitcake for the holidays, unfortunately these are mostly […]

| December 3, 2012
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Holiday Eggnog, Skinny Or Splurge

Holiday Eggnog, Skinny Or Splurge

The onset of the holiday season always becomes real to me when I see the assortment of commercial eggnog stocking the dairy cases at the supermarkets. Eggnog has always been one of my holiday “guilty pleasures” and once I started making it myself, I never bought a carton again. As an alternate to my authentic  […]

| December 1, 2012
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Pirate’s Grog

Pirate’s Grog

Rum had been introduced into British Navy rations in the 1655 by Vice-Admiral Penn (Father of the founder of Pennsylvania), but the word ‘grog,’ supposedly only became a nickname for rum in 1740 in recognition of Admiral Vernon, who was nicknamed ‘Old Grog’ because he wore a grogram cloak Hailing from the Caribbean Island of […]

| November 20, 2012
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Don Q Rum- A Family Tradition

Don Q Rum- A Family Tradition

DON Q (named after Don Quijote) is one of the top premium Puerto Rican rums. Although it has only been available for a little more than 3 years in the USA, it is now available in every state. This fine rum is distilled at Destileria Seralles in the city of Ponce. The rich history dates […]

| October 15, 2012
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Ron Abuelo

Ron Abuelo

From Great Heritage Comes Great Experience… When it comes to the fine, aged rums of Ron Abuelo, the quest for perfection in spirits reaches a new high. There is little resemblance to lesser brands that created a category once better known for umbrella drinks and coconut-shaped glasses. These remarkable rums are created at the hands […]

| September 19, 2012
Mango Mojito

Mango Mojito

Mango, the most popular fruit in the world, is considered the King of Fruits in India. Ancient Hindu writings reference the mango fruit as “food of the Gods.” In India, the mango fruit tree is considered a symbol of health and fertility. Varieties of mangoes available include Alfonzo, Paayri, Tothapuri, Dasheri and Landga. Alfonzo, the […]

| September 15, 2012
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A Bittersweet Affair

A Bittersweet Affair

Created by mixologist Marcos Tello of Tellos Demarest Liquid Assets (Los Angeles, CA) 1 1/2 oz Ron Abuelo 12 Year 3/4 oz Aperol 3/4 oz Passion Fruit Syrup* 1/2 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice Combine all ingredients into an ice-filled mixing vessel. Fill with ice and shake hard for 8-10 seconds. Strain into a chilled […]

| September 13, 2012
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A True Masterpiece

A True Masterpiece

Bottled to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the family estate in Panama, Ron Abuelo’s ultra-premium Centuria is a blend of select barrels of aged rum from Varela Hermanos. Most casual rum drinkers would wince at the thought of spending $130 on a bottle, but as this smooth and smoky liquid rolls across your taste buds, […]

| September 12, 2012
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