The Yorkshire Explorer Distillery makes rum using local seaweed. Its first batch sold out in less than two weeks. Though the company launched two years ago as side business to an events company, the sales of its gin and rum have allowed both businesses to stay afloat during the pandemic. […]
August 16 is National Rum Day, so if you’re looking for a way to spend your Sunday afternoon, you should choose making rum cocktails. Whether you prefer dark or white rum, with fresh fruit juice, the spirit can easily transform into an island resort-worthy drink that you can enjoy from […]
Rum is a spirit made from sugarcane that has many different varieties, despite it’s reputation as a simple base for sugary cocktails. Light and dark rums have a wide range of flavours, from tropical, fruity, and sweet to rich vanilla, cinnamon, and spice. Rum expert Stephen Bennett recommended reaching for […]
If you’re looking to spice up your at-home bar while social distancing, here are some top-notch recipes to get the ball rolling. We asked the experts, from social media foodies to bartenders who can’t go into work during the pandemic, for their twists on the classics, like an Old-Fashioned or […]
The Noble Experiment in Brooklyn, NY is New York City’s first rum-only distillery since before Prohibition. Founder Bridget Firtle named Owney’s Rum after a famed New York rum runner and gangster, Owen Madden. We visited The Noble Experiment distillery to see how it makes its signature rum. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Malibu’s new Mixed Drink Pouches are giant Capri Sun-style pouches filled with 1.75 litres of four of your favourite cocktail flavours for the summer. The 1.75-litre packets, which come in Blue Hawaiian,PineappleTwist, Daiquiri, and Rum Punch, have a convenient spout at the bottom for quick and tidy pours. All four […]
Bacardi’s Global Brand Ambassador Dickie Cullimore told us all of the things people do wrong when buying, ordering, and drinking rum. He said you should always order a drink off a bar menu, as it showcases the skills of the bartenders. When in doubt, a daiquiri is a good way […]
A $180 rum made by the Bundaberg Distilling Co. has delivered the legendary Queensland distillery the title of best dark rum maker in the world for the second year in a row. “Bundy” as it’s known to many Australians, especially rugby fans, took out two of the top titles at […]
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