The White Russian – A Rum Version

The White Russian was the signature drink of the Dude in the Big Lebowski. His enthusiasm for the cocktail helped raise the drink to cult status. This is a simple variation on the original creating a drink thats just as tasty while adding an extra layer of complexity by using Art in the Age ROOT (I… Continue reading The White Russian – A Rum Version

The Wipeout from Death & Company

This comes from Tyson Buhler of Death & Company and i decided to go with the Think Geek Star Trek Borg tiki mug because it seemed so fitting based on the ingredients. Wipeout 1 oz. Plantation Rum OFTD .5 oz. Smith and Cross .5 oz. blackstrap rum 1.5 oz. pineapple juice .75 oz. Gradys Cold Brew .5… Continue reading The Wipeout from Death & Company

It Was All A Dream Cocktail Recipe

When searching through this Instagram recently I came across this drink created by Darnell Holguin of Las’ Lap. You can tell that his inspiration came from the Morir soñando, which when translated means, ‘to die dreaming. It is a popular beverage from the Dominican Republic and has made its way to other Caribbean and Latin… Continue reading It Was All A Dream Cocktail Recipe

Afrohead Rum Review 

   Countless new spirits and liqueurs are released every year with varying degrees of success. One tactic that is often used to set a spirit apart is by using a distinct label. I am always on the look out for unique and new spirits. When visiting a new location I always scan the backbar, searching… Continue reading Afrohead Rum Review 

Phraya Gold Rum from the Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand is probably not the first country you think of when it comes to rum. Despite its lack of recognition in the general world it has the climate necessary to produce great growing conditions. Intricate to Phraya rum is its linkage to the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water. Fire – the handmade oak… Continue reading Phraya Gold Rum from the Kingdom of Thailand

The Last Cocktail Overhaul Column: Mind Eraser

Unfortunately this will be the last Cocktail Overhaul column on Serious Eats. It was a fun ride and I really wish to thank my editor Maggie Hoffman for all the help she extended. So without further adieu: Despite this drink’s name, the combination of vodka, coffee liqueur, and soda was actually relatively low in alcohol.… Continue reading The Last Cocktail Overhaul Column: Mind Eraser

Matusalem Gran Reserva 15 Rum Review

Matusalem was founded in 1872 in Santiago, Cuba and eventually became one of the most awarded and successful Cuban rum producers. Castro’s revolution forever change the landscape of Cuba and Matusalem was forced to leave. The company settled in another Caribbean nation, the Dominican Republic where the rum is still produced to this day. The… Continue reading Matusalem Gran Reserva 15 Rum Review