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Monday
Feb142011

Source: http://spiritedremix.blogspot.com

Infusion #3: Winter Rum

I talk quite a bit about infusions on this blog. If you're tired of it, you're welcome to leave, but if you're not, then you're in for a treat, because I'm "turning it up a notch" today.

Over a year ago I decided to see what would happen when I infused fresh cranberries into white rum. The result, obviously, was cranberry rum, and while it achieved a beautiful red hue on the order of Campari, very little flavor was added to the final product except for a nice acidic tartness. I concluded that fresh cranberries would make a great infusion if used along with other ingredients. Today I'm finally running with that idea... Read More

Monday
Feb142011

Source: http://tikidrinks.blogspot.com

Tiki and tropical drink recipes: The "Pineapple Mojito" cocktail drink.

How to make the Pineapple Mojito, a great tasting tropical cocktail for your tiki bar... Full Recipe

Saturday
Feb122011

Source: http://online.wsj.com

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle You Flavor Yourself

Rum connoisseurs have been none too kind to Captain Morgan's Original Spiced Rum. Wayne Curtis, in his book "And a Bottle of Rum," goes in search of traditional rum cocktails and is served one with Captain Morgan. "To drink a rum shrub made with Captain Morgan," he writes, is about as authentic as "learning about the habits of wild bears at Walt Disney World's Country Bear Jamboree."... Full Recipe

Saturday
Feb122011

Source: http://www.killingtime.com/Pegu

TIKI DRINKS: THE MANY FACES OF CHIEF LAPU LAPU

One of the more interesting characteristics of Tiki drinks is how many variations there sometimes are under the same name. The iconic example is the Mai Tai, of course. Donn Beach and Vic Bergeron each made one (as did, eventually, everybody else) but the drinks are practically unrelated... Full Recipe

Saturday
Feb122011

Source: http://www.vancouversun.com

Turn up the heat with tropical cocktails

“Why is the rum gone?” a distraught Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) beseeches Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) in a hilarious scene from the original Pirates of the Caribbean movie. “Because it is a vile drink that turns even the most respectable men into complete scoundrels,” she answers curtly.

“But why is the rum gone?”

Though what she said has a ring of truth, Sparrow simply cannot comprehend life beyond rum. Neither can many Canadians returning from a Caribbean holiday... Read More

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