Happy National Rum Day!

August 16 is National Rum Day – and what a glorious day it is!  The only problem is deciding how to celebrate with so many wonderful options out there. Don’t fret, we have made it easy for you and compiled a list of some of our favorite r(h)um concoctions from around the country First, we spotlight ...

The Rumpolitan Recipe

In the recent years, rhum agricole based cocktails have been picking up major momentum and leaving a notable footprint all over the globe. Check out this Rumpolitan recipe from The Spaniard, a cozy rum-haven located in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast, Northern Ireland (an all-time-favorite drinking city of New  York Time's, Rosie Schaap). The Spaniard has a fine assortment ...

Get Summer Started with Coconut Liqueur

With enough warm-weather drinks, perhaps we can all will summer into existence! So we’re starting with a little inspiration from the tropics, in the guise of Clément’s Mahina Coco, a Martinique-made coconut liqueur This Caribbean liqueur is made from fresh young coconut meat and rhum agricole (a version of rum distilled from sugarcane juice rather than ...

Horchata and Rhum: The Ultimate Horchata Cocktail

With its cooling properties and milky texture, horchata is the perfect companion to spicy foods and warm weather. While traditionally served booze-free, we find that, like most things, the already delectable beverage is even better with alcohol. And, as it turns out, horchata is remarkably versatile when it comes to its spikeability. Rum plays up ...

The Hemingway Heat

A perfect winter warmer from JM CURLEY'S. The Hemingway Heat cocktail with Rhum J.M! The bartenders make the drink with rhum agricole. . . lending it a grassy essence instead of rum’s customary sweetness. The peppers bring that vague savory flavor into stark relief, but the maraschino liqueur keeps the drink from falling too far off the traditional ...