A limited edition dark rum, a rum and beer festival, exotic Saba, Key Lime Pie, and protecting paradise–these are the topics of this week’s Caribbean Wrap Up. Enjoy your trip to the islands, no passport required. Cheers!

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Papa’s Pilar Introduces a Limited Edition Dark Rum:  Papa’s Pilar Rum has put together a very special new expression.  This is a limited production rum that takes the previously finished dark rum and placing it into used bourbon barrels for between 90 and 120 days of additional aging. –Story by Bahama Bob

Saba Is a Beautiful Place to Do Nothing: Clouds slide across the sky, silently but with speed. I watch them glide across the summit of the island’s highest point, Mount Scenery, which, in the 24 hours I’ve been here, has yet to reveal its peak to me. –Story by Caribbean Journal

The Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival: Sips, Smiles and Soca in St. Maarten: When details about the fifth annual Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival were released, we checked our calendars then jumped on-line to “Book it!”  -Story by Caribbean Soul Trekkers

The Caribbean’s Best Key Lime Pie: Winston Butler, head pastry chef at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club. Winston started making his now-famous key lime pies in 1979 and its since become so popular that he now bakes as many as 20 a day. -Story by JetSetSarah

Has Coral Bay Been Saved?: For those who you who oppose the megamarina in Coral Bay, we have some great news for you today. The Army Corps of Engineers officials recently handed the developers a “near death blow,” according to a recent article printed in the St. John Tradewinds. –Story by News of St. John

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