The Summer Fruit Daiquiri: Boat Drink Recipes

summer fruit daiquiri recipe

After one sip, you'll be flip floppin' through summer's gates. Do remember during those long cold gray winter days how much you fantasized about 90 degree days, sunshine and flip flops? Your wait is over! The unofficial start of summer takes place this weekend with the celebration of Memorial Day. That's right, it's time to hit the beach, hit the lake, or dive into the pool! It's summer … [Read more...]

The Pineapple Mojito: Boat Drink Recipes

pineapple mojito recipe

After one sip, you'll be swimming the strait. I don't know about you, but it's getting hot hot hot here in Southwest Florida. The humidity has been near 100% for last couple days and the afternoon thunderstorms are in full affect. When the weather gets like this an ice cold beer doesn't stay ice cold for very long. This means you have two choices, drink the beer fast or go with a ice filled … [Read more...]

The New Blue Chair Bay Vanilla Rum and the Setting Sun Cocktail

Blue chair bay vanilla rum

Have you heard, Blue Chair Bay Rum has just announced a vanilla flavored rum. Anytime a new rum is released it's cause for a little celebration, but maybe a little more so when it's from BCBR. It's a rum that represents the Caribbean Castaway lifestyle and lets you know it's okay a little, have some fun. Oh yeah, and the owner happens to sing some pretty cool songs. This week's boat … [Read more...]

Prepping for Cinco de Mayo with Cayman Jack Margaritas


There's no reason why every day can't be Cinco de Mayo. It's just a state of mind right? At least that's what I told myself last week when I found a Cayman Jack margarita in my hand and my toes buried in the sand of a semi-secret beach in Fort Myers, Florida. Now I'm a big fan of a good top-shelf margarita prepared by a professional bartend or preparing the sweet concoction myself at casa de … [Read more...]

Papa’s Pilar Old Havana: Boat Drinks

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After one sip, you'll be walking the Malecón. I don't get all worked up about celebrities and never seek them out in places they might frequent. In saying that, there's something that dances up my spine when walking in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway. I don't know if it's because we share the same adventure seeking spirit, a student of the written word, or we both love to look down at the … [Read more...]

Peach Mango Rum Splash: Boat Drinks

Rum Drink Recipes

After one sip, you'll be swinging from the rigging. Work, kids, responsibilities, bills--life can be a big headache sometimes. Sometimes the only medicine that can wash away the stress is a tropical vacation in a glass. Fruit juice, ice, and rum--it's all the medicine you'll need for a temporary island escape. This week's Boat Drink recipe is just that, a liquid tropical getaway. Called the … [Read more...]

Honey Go Drink Recipe: Boat Drinks

Honey Go Boat Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be dancing with the locals. Spring has finally arrived. Time to shake off the cabin fever and soak up a little Vitamin D. This week's Boat Drink recipe is a flavorful concoction that will put a little spring time pep in your step. It's refreshing, it's sweet, and it goes down way too easy. Let me introduce you to the Honey Go. Honey Go Boat Drink … [Read more...]

Tortuga Nights Drink Recipe: Boat Drinks

Tortuga Nights Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be shaking it on the Ft. Lauderdale Beach sand. Close your eyes and picture the stars in the sky. Picture stars on stage. Picture boats anchored just off shore. Picture your feet completely buried in the warm sand. Picture a cold rum drink in your hand. You just pictured the Tortuga Music Festival. Coming this April 11th-12th, Fort Lauderdale Beach will become ground … [Read more...]

The FroCo by AfroHead Rum: Boat Drink Recipes

afrohead rum recipe

After one sip, you'll sinking into soft pink sand. Sipping a new rum for the first time is sort of like kissing someone new. You know you want to do it, but is it going to be a sweet thrill or a sloppy mess. I'm happy to say that when I kissed AFROHEAD's 15 year XO rum for the first time last week it was on the side of sweet deliciousness. Last month, the rum that calls Harbour Island in … [Read more...]

Island Mimosa Drink Recipe

Island Mimosa Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be whisked away by a gentle sea breeze. Being that today is Valentine's Day I figured it would be an opportune time to give you a Boat Drink recipe that fit the occasion. I introduce you do the Island Mimosa made with delicious Blue Chair Bay Rum. Grab a couple stemmed glasses, a strawberry or two, a bottle of Blue Chair Bay Banana Rum and a little champagne. Combine … [Read more...]

A Valentine’s Day Boat Drink Recipe: The Cruzan Cinngle Lady

Valentines drink recipe

After one sip, you'll be single no longer. Whether it be love or lust, married or single, seduction or sweetness--there's always a reason to celebrate Valentine's Day. While romance is nice, nothing stokes the fires of passion like a good rum drink. Anyone thirsty? This week's Boat Drink recipe pays respect to that February holiday that brings lovers together like sand and sea. The recipe comes … [Read more...]