Asia: More Rum than the Caribbean


The Caribbean tends to get the lion’s share of attention when it comes to rum. I mean really, it does make quite a bit of sense if you take the time to really dig down in and look at it. The Caribbean is the fertile crescent of rum. Much like man is thought to have drug himself into being in eastern Africa, so rum heaved itself out of the hodgepodge of cultures that had poured into the “New World.”

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Gin Rummy


May 1, 2011 (Day 34) — Gin Rummy Gin Rummy is card game played by old people. It’s a drink that cool people like me drink. It contains these ingredients. 2 oz Bacardi Gold Rum 2 oz New Amsterdam Gin 3 oz Rose’s Lime Ginger Ale You build it in one of these. When you’re […]

Smoking Loon


April 30, 2011 (Day 33) — Smoking Loon A true man knows how to smoke a tobacco pipe. But smoking is bad for you. So you’re kind of a loon. Here’s a drink for you. Smoking Loon 1 1/2 oz. Bacardi Gold Rum .5 oz. Peach Schnapps 3 oz. Cranberry Juice 1 oz. Orange Juice […]

Satan’s Tail


April 29, 2011 (Day 32) — Satan’s Tail Don’t be afraid of the name. The Satan’s Tail is a delicious summer drink that takes on a nice bright red hue from the grenadine. Satan’s Tail 2 oz Bacardi Gold Rum 1 oz Boru Vodka 1 tablespoon lime juice 1.5 tsp grenadine 1.5 tsp peach schnapps […]

Presidente Seco


April 27, 2011 (Day 30) — Presidente Seco It actually managed to warm up a little bit today. That can only mean one thing. That’s right. Al Gore is getting eaten by a polar bear somewhere. Or something. Presidente Seco 2 oz Bacardi Gold Rum 1 oz Dry Vermouth 1 tsp grenadine Combine the ingredients […]

Florida Special


April 26, 2011 (Day 29) — Florida Special Another summery drink, quite a bit heavier than last nights. We’ve had a bit of a strange day with foggy morning, a bright sunshiny afternoon, and then a rainy evening.  It seems like a good time to pretend that I’m on a tropical beach somewhere. 1.5 oz […]

Barbados Planter’s Punch


April 25, 2011 (Day 28) — Barbados Planter’s Punch This week’s featured Best Buy Booze is Bacardi’s Gold Rum. Yes, there are better rums out there. However, we here at Cocktails, 365 have started to believe that Bacardi has started to get a bad rap. Maybe it’s a bit deserved sometimes, with their crappy-ass malt […]

Redrum (featuring Cockspur Fine Rum and Cockspur 12-year Rum Review)


December 9, 2010 (Day 313) — Redrum It is Cocktails, 365’s policy that it always reveal when we receive samples of booze to review for the Website. As well tell those who offer samples, we will accept the liquor for review, but that does not guarantee a positive review. This week Cocktails, 365 received a […]