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Rum

It may be the drink of choice for pirates and vacation-goers, but rum is more versatile than it may seem. Check out our recipes, tips, and tricks that elevate the sugarcane-based libation beyond fruity cocktails with paper umbrellas.

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Choice of beverage for July 4th

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by tim irvine 3 days ago

I think the Fourth of July is a fun holiday for a lot of reasons. No presents are needed. No one dresses up; in fact dressing like a comfortable teenager is expected. Unlike the winter holidays ...

TGI Friday’s Cherry Rum Fizz Recipe

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by PB_Native 4 months ago

Hi! Is there anyone out there who used to be a bartender at TGI Friday’s back in the day who remembers the recipe for their Cherry Rum Fizz? I loved that drink and would love to be able to make i...

ISO: The Little Pie Shoppe 'Rum Cake" Recipe

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by LJS 12 years ago

This is only for those with LONG memories, but I thought I would give it a go. There was an excellent bakery on the west side of Yonge Street, near St. Clements, about 6 blocks north of Eglinton, f...

Opinions about Albuquerque Distilleries

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by katiep15 9 months ago

Calling all distillery and spirits lovers in the area! Have 5 minutes to share your opinions and perceptions of distilleries in the area? I'm conducting a survey as part of a grad school marketing ...

Warm Holiday Cheer: Hot Toddies, Hot Buttered Rum . . .

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

While we're all still kvetching about the current cold snap, I'll report that I joined a friend for a holiday drink at Presidio Social Club on Sunday afternoon. Yes, the bar stays open all day long...

Anyone else use alcohol as cough syrup?

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by givemecarbs 11 years ago

So it's three am and I can't stop coughing. My lousy cold that was just a pest earlier has progressed to seismic fits of coughing. No cough syrup in the house so in desperation I pour a small glass...

Boozy Sangria, as it's made in Spain (or perhaps used to be?)

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by jojojovich 2 years ago

I went to college in Toledo, Spain for a while. One night we went out, and decided, foolishly, to try the sangria at each bar in town. We didn't get far, it being the boozy delight it is (or used t...

Old Monk Rum - anywhere?

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by molliemartian 11 years ago

I'm looking for a bottle or a few of Old Monk Rum and the LCBO hasn't carried it since 2007. Does anyone know a place I can get it or order it? I keep running into US sites that won't ship to Canada.

Weird vanilla floaties

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by baileybakes 2 years ago

Hi everyone! I know this isn’t exactly a cocktail question, but I think you cocktail makers and rum dealers may be more likely to know the answer to this. So here goes! I have been maki...

Experience with Colours

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by cedric2812 2 years ago

Dear friends, I would like to know if there any drinks or liquor that could change my original drink to blue colour? Assuming that my base drink is green in colour. For those who are curious...

The perfect drink for any occasion

rawright
by rawright 2 years ago

Whether you’re out on a first date or enjoying a summer afternoon picnic with your best friends, it’s always time for a drink. Besides, isn’t it 5 o’Clock somewhere? Everyone has a favorite drink t...

Colour of my Concoction

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by cedric2812 2 years ago

Dear all, I am gonna do a concoction ceremony for my company’s event. Prior to the event I need to know the colour of my concocted drink. This is because every person attending the dinner will be s...

Spirits for my wedding. Please help me finalize the list...

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by rightcoastsurf 2 years ago

hey all, so i need to provide my vendor with a list of spirits for my upcoming wedding. it's a Northeast summertime wedding so i have compiled the following list of spirits, beer and wine. plea...

Can Rum(/Rhum/Cachaça) be Drunk on Passover?

NateHevens
by NateHevens 5 years ago

I'm not talking about the cheap mixing Rums like Captain Morgan and Bacardi, here. I'm asking specifically about Ron Zacapa Solera 23, but any Rum at that level... a good, high-quality sipping r...

Difference between syrups and mixers

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by achenn 2 years ago

Hi, I'm exploring the world of bottled cocktail ingredients - syrups and mixers in particular. Across the number of brands I've sampled from, I've noticed the syrups tend to be about +2x as thick a...

Rum Buns

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by pgreen 14 years ago

Tonight, I am going to O'Donnell's (my wife's birthday). What is this thing about Washington seafood restaurants and rum buns? I remember that Kushner's always had rum buns as well. (I think Bis...

Bacteria/Mold/Whatever Growth in 49% ABV Rum?

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by davis_sq_pro 9 years ago

I just found a bottled of Scarlet Ibis (49% ABV) in the back of my liquor cabinet that I'd opened up, removed a few ounces of, and forgotten about -- maybe a year ago. There are a number of little ...

Sugar content of liqueurs

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by Haroold 3 years ago

Determining the sugar content of liqueur is not an easy task. Hydrometers and refractometors do not give anywhere close to accurate results when water, alcohol, and sugar and present in a mixture....