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Ten Things to Know About Jamaican Rum

Jamaican rum has a particular mystique, and many rum geeks consider Jamaican rum’s unique flavor profile their favorite.  In what follows, I highlight some of…

Jamaican Spiced Swizzle #3

It’s always exciting to see a not-so-common ingredient enter the tiki recipe realm. In the case of Oriol Elias’ Jamaican Spiced Swizzle #3, it’s not…

Gatekeeping the Mai Tai

As a Tiki drink enthusiast, it’s exciting to see new people joining the fold. Even the mainstream press is starting to give Tiki bars the…

Talking Marques, Muck, and Dunder with Hampden Estate

One of my activities as the WIRSPA community envoy is preparing and hosting our Rum Talk series, wherein we go behind the scenes at many…