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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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A classic endangered rum, St. Vincent and the Grenadines gets "Happy," and St. Maarten moves in fast forward--all this and more in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Endangered Rums – ’98 Vintage: Our friend Dave Russell is back with more commentary about Endangered Rums. Check it out. -Story by RumConnection.com Atlantis resort in Bahamas joins forces with … [Read more...]

A Caribbean Rum Trail

Caribbean Rum Trail

Yo- Ho- Ho, and A Bottle of Rum! Rum, the spirit that is synonymous with Pirates, the high seas and the Caribbean Islands. No good castaway would be seen without some of this delectable liquor in their cup. Thankfully the people at Coconut Bay Beach Resort have developed this handy map to help you take a lazy cruise around the Caribbean and discover the true home of rum. This map will teach … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Wrap Up

It's always a good day when one of your favorite rum companies releases a new rum. That's what happened yesterday when Blue Chair Bay Rum announced the release of their new banana rum. I'm looking forward to grabbing a couple bottles and creating some new Boat Drinks for all of you! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Blue Chair Bay Rum Launches New Flavor: We're excited to add a new flavor to our … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

It seems like this week's Caribbean Wrap Up is all about the U.S. Virgin Islands. I didn't set out to do it like that, but when I went in search of this week's top stories, the USVI rose to the top. There's a great live video of reggae artist Pressure preforming his song "Virgin Islands Nice" for a studio audience. Then there a new beer by the boys at St. John Brewers that I really want to try. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Who doesn't love to be inspired, the feel of goosebumps crawling across your skin, mouth hanging open, forgetting to breath. The Caribbean is a place that triggers these side effects on people every day. Feel like being inspired? This week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up has plenty of goosebump producing visuals and fantastic day dream material. Get warmed up with a St. John video and see what it's … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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I don't know about you but this week has flown by! Time for all of us to enjoy a little R&R&R (rest, relaxation, rum) on St. Somewhere. This week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up talks about the tour that Blue Chair Bay Rum is doing this summer, a drink recipe from Mount Gay Rum, what to do and see on a one day island tour of Grenada, and a great video of Fortsberg on St. John. So many … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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It's Friday, time to exhale and start planning the weekend. Hopefully your plans include a little time on or in some blue water. This week's Caribbean wrap up talks about the best beach bars in Provo - Turks and Caicos, new rum from Don Pancho, and a visually stunning video about an island that's for sale off the southern tip of the Exumas. It's called Innocence Island and the makers of the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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Do you know what the best rum destinations are in the Caribbean? How about the best rental villas for all budgets on Barbados? Want to learn how to cook a simple Jerk Fish dish for your family and friends? You'll be able to find all of this and more in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up The Best Rum Destinations:  Indeed, it’s high time that many destinations in the … [Read more...]

Video: Bahamas Rum Festival Highlights

Bahamas Rum Festival

Fort Charlotte has resumed it's silent guard over Nassau's busy port, but a couple months ago it was the place to be for the world of rum. There were three live music stages, dozens of vendors, and a huge collection of some of the top rums from the Caribbean and beyond. Spotlights lit up the sky and thousands of people filled the normally quiet Fort Charlotte. I've been to a few rum festivals … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

A new rum from Dominica, culinary destinations in the Caribbean, a new BVI beach bar and more. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up gives you stories from the islands that you might have missed. Caribbean Chocolate? What! Where?! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Blue Water Launch: Direct from Dominica, Blue Water Ultra Premium Rum is set to launch in the Caribbean market. -Story by RumConnection.com The … [Read more...]