Boat Drinks: The Pilar Rum-Rita, Mix With A Twist!

Pilar Rum Recipe

After one sip, you'll be fishing the stream. Margaritas have a special place in my my heart. They taste fantastic and it's impossible to have a bad time when there's one sitting in front of you. But as you know, rum translates to island time in a glass, so more often than not a refreshing rum punch will find its way to my lips. In saying that, margaritas have been on my mind more and more … [Read more...]

The Bahama Mama: Boat Drink Recipes

Bahama Mama recipe

After one sip, you'll be floating on the shallow seas. The Bahamas are becoming a second home to me. Fresh off a recent charter through the Exumas, I fall deeper in love with the island nation every time I visit. There's just something special about the waters, the people, the food, and the experiences. It's hard to wash those salty waters off of you when you return home. Home is the place … [Read more...]

Coconut Castaway Rum Punch: Boat Drink Recipes

Coconut Rum Punch Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be high up in a coconut tree. I have a mission for you. Climb a coconut palm, knock down a couple coconuts, then stuff them into a bottle of smooth white rum. Sound doable? Okay okay, that might be a little extreme, but hey, we are pirates aren't we? How about just go grab a bottle of Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum instead, we have to make a rum punch recipe! The goal is to … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean news

Bahamian blue holes, a new Florida rum, Cuba travel basics and some painkiller love--this week's Caribbean Wrap Up has a little bit for everyone. Enjoy the escape! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Painkiller LOVE:  Dim the lights and cue the 1970’s era porno music because there’s a big love-fest going on over here for the one and only Painkiller cocktail. -Story by Rum Connection Black Coral Rum a … [Read more...]

The Taste of Cayman Boat Drink Sizzles

Cayman Sunet Drink Recipe

After one sip, your heart will be ablaze. I was first introduced to this drink on paper, but what type of introduction is that. I needed a sip of what sounded like pure magic to this boat drink consumer. It was my last day at the Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort on Grand Cayman. I had already flew across the neon blue water on a jet ski, sailed across the sound to Rum Point, swam with some … [Read more...]

The Winner of the Key West Express Drink Contest Is…

Key West Express drink

Today is the day. It's time to announce the winner of the Key West Express Drink Contest. It's been one week, I received over 30 drink recipes, narrowed it down to 5 finalists, and now there's just one drink standing. Without further delay, the winner of the drink contest is... 5 Shots to the Wind – By Patricia Dean Paulson One shot good dark rum (Mount Gay) One shot fresh squeezed … [Read more...]

5 Finalist for the Key West Express Drink Contest.

Key West Express drink finalists

The drink recipes are in and it's clear you Castaways know your cocktails. Below is a list of the five finalist. I will be meeting with the great staff of the Key West Express tonight to do a taste test of these five and then I will announce the winner this Wednesday. The winning person will receive two tickets aboard the Key West Express and will have their drink served on the ferry boat … [Read more...]

The Express De-stress: Boat Drink Recipe

Key West express drink recipe

After one sip, you'll be on the fast boat headin' south. Today is the last day to submit your drink recipe for the Key West Express Drink Contest. Tomorrow I'll be compiling all the recipe and getting with the staff of the Key West Express to pick the 5 finalists. Then it's on to the taste challenge to pick the winner. Do you want to go to Key West for free aboard the Key West Express? Do … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

Cuba, for so long it has been the forbidden land for us Americans. Its treasures like rum, culture and of course cigars have been hidden from us. With restrictions loosening, you may soon find yourself taking puffs of the world's best cigars. In this week's Caribbean wrap up, there is a great story and video about why the Cuban cigar is so cherished. Give it a watch, I think you'll like … [Read more...]

The Spicy Sailor Boat Drink Recipe

Rum Drink recipe

After one sip, you'll be climbing the rigging. Do you like spicy? The Caribbean is famous for its many homemade hot sauces. It seems like each relaxing beach bar has their own brand sitting on the table waiting for unsuspecting tourist to splash a few drops on their conch fritters or Mahi Mahi sandwich. The server will warn you it's hot, but that doesn't stop many...me included. If I'm not … [Read more...]

The Monkey Wrench Boat Drink Recipe

Rum Drink Recipes

After one sip, you'll be dancing in the rain. The Monkey Wrench is a tool for working on cars...I think. That's about all I know about working on cars. Want me to change your tire, I can probably do that. Want me to do anything else, you'll have to look else where. The only Monkey Wrench I know how to use is the one that is made with rum. This week's Boat Drink Recipe is called the Monkey … [Read more...]