As you can tell from the picture, this is a behemoth of a drink, and you really don’t want to be drinking several of these in a row. It will murder you. Figuratively and literally. It’s very good though, and very good for an afternoon spent with friends and family.
August 16, 2013 – Happy National Rum Day In celebration of National Rum Day – a uniquely American holiday celebrating a uniquely Caribbean spirit – we’re breaking with tradition. Instead, we’re heading to Thailand. Go to Mechanics of Style by Girard-Perregaux and check out our review of Phraya Rum, as well as a classic and original […]
August 10, 2013 (Day 93) – Devil’s Delight Cocktail This version of the recipe appears in the 1935 book What Shall We Drink by Magnus Bredenbek. 1 oz scotch whiskey 1 oz Bacardi rum 1 oz orange bitters 1 tablespoon gum syrup (Quick note: 1 oz of orange bitters is a bit ridiculous. We’d recommend just […]
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 […]
We’re going to try and break this ungoldy heat with a mid-August blueberry based cocktail. Full credit for this recipe goes to theKitchn. This is one hell of a crowd pleaser. 2 oz Ron Zacapa 1 tablespoon brown sugar Fresh juice from one lemon Fresh blueberries Ginger ale to top Take a rocks glass and fill […]
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 […]
January 6, 2011 (Day 283) — Kismet Kismet is a couple of different things, really. By definition, kismet is destiny. It’s also a Broadway show. It’s Arabic in origin, with heavily implications that kismet is the allocation of one’s lot in life. Kismet 2 oz Malibu Black 3 oz pineapple juice 1 oz orange liqueur […]
January 5, 2012 (Day 282) — Dark ‘n Windy We’ve already touched upon the ability of Malibu Black’s ability to adjust for the popular Dark ‘n Stormy cocktail. This one is just a bit different, however, as we’re upping the alcohol content and changing the flavor majorly. Dark ‘n Windy 1.5 oz Malibu Black Champagne […]