The Chilling Ghost-tini Halloween Rum Recipe

After one sip, you'll think you can walk through walls...but you can't so you'll get a bloody nose...then you'll have to go to the emergency room. Happy Halloween! Halloween is upon us. It's a time for freaks and frights to walk the night. But for this castaway it's not an occasion for candy, it's an occasion for rum. Don't you agree? Because of the approaching ghoulish holiday I thought it … [Read more...]

One Rum With A Frozen Bob Marley

After one sip, you'll think you have a good Jamaican accent...yeah mon. For a relatively small island, Jamaica sure knows how to make a splash on the world stage. It's the home of the fastest men and women and it gave us all the music of Bob Marley. The power, feelings and passion behind Marley's lyrics have transcended race, culture and economic differences world wide. It's only right that the … [Read more...]

The Cruzan Tropical Storm: Boat Drink Recipes

After one sip, you'll be blown away. It must be a slow news cycle here in Florida. We have a tropical depression #9 hanging out in the Gulf of Mexico right now. This storm is causing water cooler talk at work and news stations are pushing it to the lead story. Have we Floridians gone soft? Florida has seen some pretty serious storms and we have always taken them in stride. But it seems … [Read more...]

Take A Sip Of The Potcake: A Rum Fire Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll want to adopt one. Real pirates drink overproof. Let me introduce to you a Jamaican overproof rum that is surprising smooth but will still kick your ass. Say hello to Rum Fire. Boom. Jamaican overproof rum is famous for fixing everything from car engines to healing the sick. We're not doing either today, we are making a refreshing island cocktail to help us through … [Read more...]

Rum & Coconut Iced Coffee Recipe: Boat Drinks

After one sip, Starbucks will be no more. One Grande Carmel Frappuccino hold the whip please. I'm no coffee drinker. That foo foo frappuccino is about as close as I come to coffee drinks. But today's drink recipe might be an exception. It's called the Rum & Coconut Iced Coffee. Just sort of rolls off the tongue doesn't it? Well hold on to your flip flops because it tastes even better … [Read more...]

Taste The Fury – The Caribbean Storm Cocktail Recipe

After one sip, you won't be in a tropical depression. When you start mixing flavored rums in a fruitiful cocktail, you're going to get something sweet and strong. The flavors mask the rum and you can end up with a drink that is nearly all liquor with a splash of juice and it still tastes great. Today's drink is just that. The drink is called The Caribbean Storm and was introduced to me by … [Read more...]

Could This Rum Drink Kill You?

After one sip, the long slumber is on its way. I've said this before, there's just something stylish and fun about a blue cocktail. They catch people's eye and tell on-lookers that you're out for a good time. They are usually pretty simple drinks and Blue Curacao is almost always involved. But there's nothing wrong with simple if they taste like paradise. But this drink has a dangerous … [Read more...]

The Cockspur Corn & Oil: Boat Drink Recipes

After one sip, you'll feel the spur dig in. Barbados is one of the Caribbean islands that has eluded me thus far. A sin I know. It's been called the birthplace of rum and a good friend, Mr. Rum Connection was just there exploring the island's famous rum culture. Because of this, I was inspired to sip on a little Bajan rum. Cockspur. Cockspur is a wonderful rum that hails from Barbados and … [Read more...]

Papa’s Summer Punch – Dive In

After one sip, you'll be reeling in a big one. Are you in the mood for a little summer time? The season of warm sunny days, splashing in the pool, fishing on the boat, and exploring exciting new islands is just around the corner. To help you wrap your arms around the summer time feeling, I give you Papa's Summer Punch by Papa's Pilar Rum. Papa's Summer Punch Drink … [Read more...]

Boat Drink Recips: Pusser’s Ginger Sea Dog

After one sip, you'll be washing up on shore. When you think of Pusser's Rum, I'm betting most of you immediately think of the famous Painkiller cocktail. And why wouldn't you, the drink is freaking amazing and is associated with the beautiful BVI, one of the most beautiful spots in all the Caribbean. But did you know there are other Pusser's Rum drinks? I know right! Who knew! Today, … [Read more...]

Boat Drink Recipe: The Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade Cooler

After one sip, you'll be one sip closer to summer. I love rum. Rum is delicious, flexible, and it flows through the Caribbean like the trade winds. When it comes to mixing flavored rums into fruitiful concoctions, I usually reach for Cruzan Rum. I prefer it over other flavored rum like the Bacardi line and it comes from one of my favorite spots in the Caribbean, the USVI. Are you … [Read more...]