Rum ‘N Pumpkin Ale: Boat Drinks Recipe

Fall Halloween Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll almost enjoy the cold fall weather...almost. I've lived in southwest Florida for 13 years now. The swaying coconut palms still put a pirate's smile on my face. But after living here for so long I get asked by people if I miss the seasons from up north (Kansas City). My answer...not really. Sure we have seasons down here, we have the Wet Season, the Dry Season, Hurricane … [Read more...]

The Blue Magic: Boat Drinks Recipe

Rum Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll feel the Caribbean magic. Blue turns me on. Blue skies, blue water, blue eyes, and blue drinks--all good things that up the old heart rate just a little. Being that today is a Boat Drink Recipe day we are going to focus on a glass of blue sumthin' sumthin'. The drink is called The Blue Magic, fitting being that it's, umm yeah, blue. I found the recipe on Pinterest … [Read more...]

The Big Revival Drink Recipe From X on St. John: Boat Drinks

Big Revival Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll Drink It Up...Til It's Gone. There's always a lot of excitement when a popular singer songwriter like Kenny Chesney drops a new album. The debut of The Big Revival has members of the No Shoes Nation blowing-up the social media world with talk of favorite songs and new sounds. And this Castaways is no different. I've had the new album on constant rotation while cruising … [Read more...]

Boat Drinks: Mango Banana Rum Punch Recipe

Mango Banana Rum Punch

After one sip, you'll already be mixing another one, and another one... The Mango, what a sweet delicious fruit. Mango season just ended about a month ago here in Florida. This succulent fruit was falling off the trees all over southwest Florida. My friends have a Mango Tree and would bring sliced wedges to the beach. We would blend them up in cocktails. We would add them to salads. What a … [Read more...]

The Tamarind Margarita: Boat Drink Recipes

Tamarind Margarita Recipe

After one sip, you'll be livin' like Jose. It's important not to forget our friends in the western Caribbean. All too often focus seems to sit in the eastern Caribbean which I personally love so much, and I need to be mindful of the wonderful countries that make of the eastern boarder. In doing that, I think we all need to drink some tequila! This week's boat drink recipe is the Tamarind … [Read more...]

Reef Rum Punch Recipe: Boat Drinks

Reef Rum Punch Recipe

After one sip, you'll be stuck on a reef. Rum punch is one of those things that is made a million different ways, just like Meat Loaf. A lot of the same ingredients, a few different ones, and always a unique delicious taste. In the Caribbean, when in doubt, go with rum punch. This week's Boat Drink recipe comes to us from our friends at the Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach … [Read more...]

Infinite Passion: Boat Drink Recipe

Infinite Passion Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be MoBay bound. I have a confession to make, I've never been to Jamaica. I know it's a sin, the flavorful rock is only one of the most visited islands in the Caribbean. Maybe Ill have to fly down soon and visit The Tryall Club in Montego Bay just to have this week's Boat Drink Recipe. The drink is called the Infinite Passion and comes from the Infinity Villa at The … [Read more...]

The Caribbean Fantasy: Boat Drinks Recipe

Caribbean Fantasy drink recipe

After one sip, you'll be backstroking it to neighboring Barbuda. I don't want to let the secret out, but National Rum Day is less than two weeks away. That's right, come August 16th the spirit of the Caribbean will celebrate it's little day in the sun. Sure the day isn't an official holiday, but that doesn't mean Castaways like us can't celebrate with a sipper of something smooth and aged, … [Read more...]

How to Make a Papa’s Pilar Hemingway Daiquiri: Boat Drink Recipe

Daiquiri Recipe Pilar Rum

After one sip, you'll be fending off sharks from your prize catch. Most people think a daiquiri is a bright red concoction served with an umbrella at a fancy resort. While that is definitely one version of it, the original is much more refined. The daiquiri was a Hemingway favorite, so whom better to give us a special daiquiri recipe than Papa's Pilar Rum, a rum modeled after Ernest … [Read more...]

Taste The Blueberry Mojito: Boat Drink Recipes

mojito recipes

After one sip, you'll be dancing in the streets of Havana. The mojito, an iconic cocktails that was born in Cuba and exported to the rest of the world. While I'm not a huge fan of the drink in general (can't stand mint!), I know that thousands of people call out "mojito por favor," across bars all over the world everyday, so the drink must not be ignored. Today's Boat Drink Recipe is a … [Read more...]

Kenny’s Coconut Tree: Boat Drink Recipes

Blue Chair Bay Rum Recipe

After one sip, you'll be high in a coconut tree. It could be me, or it could be all the passionate No Shoes Nation people I follow on Facebook, but it seems like Blue Chair Bay Rum has been making a lot of noise lately. They released their new Banana Rum about a month ago, then they open an online store with branded swag, and finally their Coconut Rum and White Rum were just named "Best in … [Read more...]