Say Hello To Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum Cream

Blue Chair Bay Rum Cream

Think the sun’s just about set on summer?  Think again.  Blue Chair Bay Rum today announced its newest born-on-the-beach flavor, Coconut Spiced Rum Cream, available for a limited time.  This latest expression builds on Blue Chair Bay Rum’s fast-earned reputation for crafting signature taste profiles, with gentle, clean notes of toasted coconut infused with silky vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and … [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...]

Rum Up in the UK! The Rum Experience this October in London.

Rum Experience London

If you've never experienced a rum festival I highly recommend it. You'll have the opportunity to sample amazing rums from all over the world, meet some cool rum-heads, and if the haze of the day doesn't grab you, then there's some pretty cool sponsored rum after parties. One of these rum events is happening October 11-12 in London, England. The eighth annual London RumFest will once … [Read more...]

Time To Taste A Little RumShine!

rumshine

Here's a little Florida rum news for you Castaways, want to try a little RumShine?! Cape Spirits Inc. – Craft Distillers and innovators of Award winning Wicked Dolphin Rums has just released a new Spirit series called – RumShine! Owner JoAnn Elardo states, “This is a new category in the Spirits Industry and this does not happen very often. We have worked hard and are proud to introduce … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

The world's largest rum tasting....sign me up! The best conch salad on Grand Bahamas...I'll take two! Exploring Bridgetown on Barbados...Mount Gay me please! These topics and more in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up World’s Largest Rum Tasting: Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell to stage the world’s largest rum tasting to kick off UK Rum Fest. -Story by … [Read more...]

From Jamaica With Love, Appleton Estate Rum

Appleton Estate Rum

What do you think of when you think of Jamaica? Is it the white-sand beaches or the savory jerk chicken, maybe it's the smooth reggae beats or misty Blue Mountains. Those are all Jamaican signatures, but you can't think of Jamaica without thinking about rum. And when you think about Jamaican rum, you think about Appleton Estate. I saw the below video shared last week on RumConnection.com, … [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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

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...]