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Lion's fang

LION'S FANG

1 1/2 oz Demerara Rum 1 oz 100 Proof Bourbon 1 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Falernum 1/4 oz Allspice Dram 1 tsp Demerara Syrup 2 dash Angostura...

The legend continues

THE LEGEND CONTINUES

1 oz Dark Rum 1 oz Coffee Liqueur 3/4 oz Orange Juice 1/2 oz Orgeat 1 Whole Egg Shake once without and once with ice, strain into a...

 
 
 
King slayer

KING SLAYER

1 oz Atlantico Solera Rum 1 oz Smith & Cross Rum 1 oz Pineapple Juice 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Vanilla Syrup 1/2 oz Allspice Dram 3/4...

Haitian fight sour

HAITIAN FIGHT SOUR

1 1/2 oz Aged Rum 1/2 oz Benedictine 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Simple Syrup 2 dash Angostura Bitters Shake with ice, strain into a cocktail...

 
 
 
Explore and Experience: Don Toddy

EXPLORE AND EXPERIENCE: DON TODDY

Rewind to May 2017. It's nearing the prime of summer and outdoor sipping. It's also the time when Don Papa Rum debuted in the United...

Rum & Pepsi? How Coca-Cola Won the Cocktail Wars

RUM & PEPSI? HOW COCA-COLA WON THE COCKTAIL WARS

Among the modern world's bitterest rivalries ( Red Sox versus Yankees, CrossFit versus joy) lies Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The battle spans...

 
 
 
Cocktail Talk: Pick-Up, Part II

COCKTAIL TALK: PICK-UP, PART II

Decided on thinking it through that I needed one more quote from Charles Willeford's one-time underground classic (still classic, just...

The Duppy Share Settles Legendary Score with Caribbean Rum

THE DUPPY SHARE SETTLES LEGENDARY SCORE WITH CARIBBEAN RUM

The Duppy Share is the Caribbean equivalent of the Scottish Angels' Share, the portion of distilled whisky that evaporates during maturation....

 
 
 
The clan mcgregor egg nog

THE CLAN MCGREGOR EGG NOG

1/2 pony Cognac 2 pony Dry Sherry 1/4 pony Carta de Oro Bacardi 1 tsp Sugar 1 Egg Yolk 8 oz Milk Shake with ice, strain into a 12 oz...

Vegan Banana's Foster Cake 

VEGAN BANANA'S FOSTER CAKE 

I wanted something spectacular for my New Years dessert this year. I just made cupcakes for Christmas instead of a layer cake, and...

 
 
 
Gin pennant grog

GIN PENNANT GROG

2 oz London Dry Gin 1/2 oz Honey Syrup 1/2 oz Allspice Dram 3/4 oz Lime Juice 3/4 oz Grapefruit Juice Shake with ice, add 1 oz soda...

Five Hot Toddy Recipes to Fight Winter's Chill

FIVE HOT TODDY RECIPES TO FIGHT WINTER'S CHILL

Whether you call it hygge or good old-fashioned reclusiveness , winter weather means staying in with a mug of something hot and boozy....

 
 
 
Tia Flat White Russian

TIA FLAT WHITE RUSSIAN

Creamy, spiked, and delicious. Tia Maria brings their version of the classic White Russian cocktail to the party. With a killer quartet...

Traditional Christmas Pudding with Rum Sauce

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS PUDDING WITH RUM SAUCE

Every year we used to buy a Christmas pudding to steam for dessert, usually for Boxing Day, and proceed to smother it with rum sauce...

 
 
 
Pomegranate Mojitos

POMEGRANATE MOJITOS

Pomegranate Mojitos - An easy, fun and refreshing festive holiday cocktail!

Platoon

PLATOON

2/3 Scotch 2 dash Rye Whiskey 3 dash Sweet Vermouth 3 dash Picon Bitters Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Two Mondays...

 
 
 
The Cool Coquito

THE COOL COQUITO

Made with homemade Puerto Rican eggnog and black rum, this popular holiday cocktail is good enough to keep in rotation year-round.

Behind god's back

BEHIND GOD'S BACK

2 oz Chairman's Reserve Rum 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Pineapple Juice 1/4 oz Orgeat 1/4 oz Cinnamon Syrup 1/4 oz Simple Syrup Build...

 
 
 
Negroni & jerry, and the tom & jerry alexander

NEGRONI & JERRY, AND THE TOM & JERRY ALEXANDER

With the first snowfall of the year two Saturdays ago, Tom & Jerry season was officially on. There was a tradition started pre-2008...

Holiday Tiki Drink: Nutty Like A Fruitcake

HOLIDAY TIKI DRINK: NUTTY LIKE A FRUITCAKE

Portland bartender Mindy Kucan added a touch of tiki to fruitcake via allspice and rum, giving the familiar flavors of winter a warm-weather...