Real McCoy 5-Year Rum

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Back in my college days, before I really knew my ass from a hole in the ground, I decided to drunk on rum and cokes. I mean, offensively drunk. Not only that, I decided it would be a great idea to eat crawfish étouffée from a less-than-trustworthy Cajun restaurant. Long story short, I decided it would […]

Zacapa Highball

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Having made two different cocktails with the Zacapa so far, we decided it was about time to create something a little more simple. You see, having drank the Zacapa neat, there are some excellent notes and complexities in the rum’s flavor. While the other mixed drinks have been good, our biggest complaint is that the […]

Zacapa Estilo Viejo

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We’re looking to the Zacapa Rum website for some inspiration this evening. Zacapa Estilo Viejo 2 oz Ron Zacapa 2 dashes Angostura bitters 1 dash orange bitters Simple syrup to taste Combine all the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir and serve.

Ron Zacapa Centenario Solera Grand Reserve Part One: The Taste Test

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We’ll sing any song about the sea, or about drinkin’ rum, or about being at sea when ye’d much rather be ashore drinkin’ rum with pretty lassies who’re also drinkin’ rum. After two bottles in a row knocking down vodka, we’re taking something a bit heavier and hitting a bottle that if you indulge too much could […]

Old Cuban

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August 10, 2010 (Day 193) — Old Cuban We’ve been on a bit of a champagne kick recently (edging out the western-style drinks by a nose), so we can keep this one going. This one uses a dark rum, which I tend to like because of it’s strong, sugary flavors. It also has a bit […]