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  • Rum for the Holidays

    Aged rum and apricot liqueur aren't your typical holiday cocktail ingredients.

  • A Bit of Panama, a Bit of France

    This rum-based cocktail also contains a touch of cognac.

  • The Mojito Grows Up

    The Old Cuban is a sophisticated Mojito variation made with dark rum and champagne.

  • El Presidente: A Cuban Classic Cocktail

    This Cuban cocktail with rum, vermouth, and grenadine or curacao has unclear origins.

  • The Improved Cuba Libre

    Fancy up your Rum and Coke with a couple of other ingredients.

  • A New Use For Coconut Rum

    Sure, orange juice and coconut rum go together. But throw some Benedictine and ginger beer into the mix and you've got a more sophisticated sipper.

  • Coconut Cream and the Pina Colada

    When making a Pina Colada it is helpful to know the difference between coconut water, coconut milk, coconut cream, and cream of coconut.

  • The Classic Ramos Gin Fizz and a Modern Variation

    The New Orleans classic drink the Ramos Gin Fizz gets an update from a French bartender.

  • Tall, Dark, and Tasty

    Over a tall, refreshing cocktail, we discuss the difference between dark rum and aged rum.   Lime BumbooBy John Deragon1 1/2 ounces Zacapa 23 Rum1/2 ounce orange liqueur1 ounce lime brown sugar syrup*1 ounce waterLime wedge for garnishNutmeg for garnish*To make lime brown sugar...

  • Artisanal Rum

    With a rich, butterscotch flavor, Berkshire Mountain Distiller’s rum has a dryness that’s pure pleasure in a glass.

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