Papa Pilar’s Winter Finale: Boat Drink Recipes

Papa's Pilar Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll feel summer warming you from within. This week's Boat Drink recipe comes from our friends at Papa's Pilar and has a name that I'm sure will be popular with many of you Castaways--Winter's Finale. While spring is indeed upon us, I know a few of you in the midwest and north just got another reminder of just how brutal this never ending winter has been, but have no fear, the … [Read more...]

The Red Light Drink Recipe By Appleton Estate

Rum Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be coasting through the channel markers. Can you taste it? It's almost here. I'm talking about spring, the season of renewal and warming trends. I know some of you still have piles of snow on the ground and sub-freezing temperatures, but fear not, March is here and warmer days will rescue your flip flops from their winter prison. Being that we can't physically warm … [Read more...]

The Island Boy Cocktail Recipe: Boat Drinks

Blue Chair Bay Rum

After one sip, you'll be in search of an old blue chair. Today's Boat Drink recipe comes to us from Castaway Mixologist Jeremy McDaniel, it's called the Island Boy and is made with Chesney's Blue Chair Bay Rum. Basically I think it's a call for help from the harsh winter that Jeremy and many of you have experienced. Here's what he had to say about this week's rum recipe. It's been a while! I … [Read more...]

Atlantic Breeze: Boat Drinks Recipe

St. Kitts Marriott drinks

After one sip, you'll be running to the top of Timothy Hill. St. Kitts seems to have a little bit of everything packed into it's moderately small coastline. This little-known island has lush rain forests, lava formations, seaside lagoons, a volcanic crater, and even monkeys flying through the tree tops. St. Kitts also has a prominent beach bar scene. Most of the island's beach bars are … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Rum Infused Love Potions

Valentines Day cocktails

Did you know that more women read this site than men? Make sense, women are also the ones in the family that usually book the travel and that's what RumShopRyan is all about...traveling to those beautiful Caribbean islands. Being that we have a lot ladies here, I thought a couple savory Valentine's Day boat drinks would make a good splash. Let the rum flow! Our friends at Cruzan Rum have put … [Read more...]

The Dragonberry Mojito: From San Juan with Love

Dragonberry Mojito

After one sip, you'll dancing through the streets of Old San Juan. What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you think about Puerto Rico? Is is the the beaches? The salsa dancing? The rum? Ahhh, you know that today being Boat Drink's Wednesday it was going to rum related some how. Rum has reigned supreme in Puerto Rico for ages. Explore that rum history with a trip to both the … [Read more...]

Sam’s Pyrat Rum Punch from CuisinArt Golf Resort on Anguilla

Sam's Pyrat Rum Punch CuisinArt Anguilla

After one sip, you'll be floating in the blue water of Rendezvous Bay. I've had rum drinks out of coconuts, flaming glasses, tiki heads, and glass boots--never have I had the pleasure of sipping a fruitiful concoction out of a pineapple. I think a trip to Anguilla is in order so I can check this off the list. What, I could drink rum out of a pineapple at home cheaper than a plane ticket to … [Read more...]

Spread The Love: Boat Drink Recipe

Spread the love drink

Kenny Chesney and gang released the "Spread The Love" video a couple weeks ago and from what I've seen the response has been overwhelmingly positive. The video shows Chesney with Barrett, Alvin “Secco” Patterson and the rest of the Wailers Band, as well as capturing Hope House, Tuff Gong Studios and the myriad faces and places on the island nation of Jamaica. Jeremy McDaniel, our Castaway … [Read more...]

The Brugal Pomegranate Bliss Drink Recipe

Pomegranate Bliss

After one sip, you'll be sitting in bliss. Are you a fan of pomegranate? I know a lot of you are, especially a lot of you lovely pirate girls out there. This week's Boat Drinks recipe comes to us from the Dominican Republic's Brugal Rum company. It uses Brugal Extra Dry Rum which has a unique (yes dry) flavor that gives this cocktail its signature taste. Definitely mix this drink up and let … [Read more...]

GOBBLE, GOBBLE – A Thanksgiving Day Rum Drink To Celebrate With

Thanksgiving drink recipe

After one sip, you'll be dancing with the turkey. The holidays are here, scary isn't it? Millions of people will be traveling to spend time with friends and family. All that travel and the weird uncle you see once a year can cause a little stress. I have the solution...rum. Isn't rum always the solution! De-stress and relax with the Cruzan Cinnamon Sugar Punch recipe this Thanksgiving. Soon … [Read more...]

The RumShopRyan: Boat Drink Recipes


After one sip, you'll lose all your hair and go Caribbean crazy! Let me start off by saying I didn't create this drink, my ego is not so out of control that I started naming drinks, islands, or God knows what else after myself. That's just not my style, I much rather pass the credit to Caribbean Castaways like you. Yes, today's Boat Drink recipe is called the RumShopRyan, but it was created … [Read more...]