Category Archives: Rum

2008: THE YEAR IN RUM

If you perused these pages in 2008, you know all too well how we’ve been blathering about our favorite liquor — and the places we’ve gone, to say nothing of the lengths we’ve gone, to drink it.  Here are a few more dispatches we never got around to filing last year (hey, they don’t call […]

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A RUM LIFE: CRUISIN’ WITH CRUZAN

Hard work and dedication will get you far, but no work and dissipation will get you farther. All the way to the Virgin Islands, in fact. That’s the life lesson we learned last month, when a phone call woke us from a sound sleep at the crack of noon. It was Absolut Spirits rep Chris […]

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NEW YORKERS GET A HART TRANSPLANT

We’ve been getting a lot of mail lately from Gothamites in search of the elusive Lemon Hart Demerara rum, an essential ingredient in many of the best vintage tropical drinks. The Demerara dilemma has just been solved by New York City cocktailian Henrik Reid, who’s graciously consented to share his findings. He suggests that interested […]

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