Candy Canes and Cocktails – The Festive White Russian
Dec17

Candy Canes and Cocktails – The Festive White Russian

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I don’t know what it is about the Christmas season but it always brings about a craving for White Russians. And when I say “White Russian,” I don’t mean the kind that subliminally influenced me to write this article. I mean the cocktail. You know, the one that found a permanent spot in pop culture lore via its inclusion in the cult classic, The Big Lebowski, as The Dude’s favorite cocktail. Lovingly portrayed by Jeff Bridges in only a...

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Pusser’s Announces Release of 15 Year Old Rum
Dec11

Pusser’s Announces Release of 15 Year Old Rum

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In a notice emailed to its newsletter subscribers, Pusser’s Rum announced the release of their 15 year old rum. Calling it a “True-Aged 15 Year Old Rum,” the release went on to state that the rum is “crafted in small batches” and described it as “perfect for savoring simply or on the rocks.” The newsletter release included a link to a “What the experts are saying” page that compiled reactions from rum experts, including Ian Burrell....

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Soggy Dollar Bar Sets Release Date for Its Dark and Island Spiced Rums
Nov20

Soggy Dollar Bar Sets Release Date for Its Dark and Island Spiced Rums

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In what will surely be at the top of the Christmas gift list for beach bar bums around the world, the Soggy Dollar Bar announced the release date for its Dark and Island Spiced rums. The limited edition first batch will go on sale December 1 at 10 am Eastern (New York) time. You have to enter your email address in order to buy the rum so time is still set to sign up for the initial release. According to the notice sent to individuals...

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Mixology Bar Opens At Cancun’s Beach Palace
Nov16

Mixology Bar Opens At Cancun’s Beach Palace

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Anyone who has followed this blog for some time will realize how much I love cocktails. It is a beach bar blog so it kind of makes sense. Naturally, when I saw that Cancun’s Beach Palace had opened up a “Mixology” bar, I was intrigued. This was a resort we had just stayed at in November 2017 and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. I could go on and on and on about everything we appreciated about the resort but...

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Booking a Flight at Plainfield’s Tailwinds Distilling Company
Nov07

Booking a Flight at Plainfield’s Tailwinds Distilling Company

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Tailwinds Distilling Company, located in the Chicago suburb of Plainfield, offers its customers a chance to escape the notorious Midwest winters (and any season for that matter) with a visit to its tasting room. Situated along a railroad in what resembles a former industrial complex which now houses retail and other outlets, Tailwinds produces rum and 100% agave spirits. Either will afford you the opportunity to warm yourself up from...

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Getting B!tch Slapped In St. Maarten
Oct17

Getting B!tch Slapped In St. Maarten

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Every beach bar has its signature drink and at St. Maarten’s Blue Bitch Bar, overlooking the beach and boardwalk in Phillipsburg, it’s the appropriately named Bitch Slap. I’m pretty sure the shot, which Marlene confirms in the video, includes Blue Curacao, Triple Sec and some kind of rum (background noise from the peanut gallery drowned out most of her description). I’ve conducted an exhaustive search online for about two minutes...

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