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Denizen Merchant’s Reserve celebrates the heritage of the original Rum Runners

October 22, 2014

Denizen Merchant’s Reserve has made a splash in the sea of recently released premium rums. Whether it’s garnering accolades from expert spirit panels like the Ultimate Spirits Challenge organized by one of the world’s foremost spirits authorities, F. Paul Pacault, or shaking up the rum world with a long list of praise from the industry’s top critics and bloggers, Merchant’s Reseverve has left its mark early on in its existence. …Read More >

Denizen’s Best Simple Rum Drinks for the Summer

July 16, 2014

It’s hot and rum season is in full swing. We’ve collected a Top 5 List of of simple rum drinks with a little help from the experts that are easy to make at home with just a few common ingredients. While the recipes are simple, they remain staples of the pros for their simplicity and balance.   Rum & Coconut Water As featured in The Night of the Iguana where …Read More >

World’s Best Rum Bars: Hale Pele

February 17, 2014
Hale Pele's back bar: An altar built to the Gods of Rum

Nestled in a neighborhood of Northeast Portland, OR is a little piece of rum history.  Hale Pele has only been open for a few years but has quickly become Portland’s premiere purveyor of Tiki culture and a nationally recognized temple of rum housing an extensive collection of rums from all corners of the globe.     Their current bottle count is around 240, but it fluctuates as rare bottles drain …Read More >

Denizen Rum’s Best Cold Weather Rum Mixes

November 29, 2013
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  As winter approaches and frigid temperatures roll into the east coast and mid-atlantic regions of the US, we are reminded of the centuries past when rum was the drink of choice of the Northeast Colonies.   The tradition of rum distilling in the US was all but lost by a long list of forces that started as early as the Molasses Act of 1733 and on this Thanksgiving weekend, …Read More >

Happy National Rum Day from Denizen Rum

August 16, 2013

We at Denizen would be the first to admit that it seems like there is a national holiday for every spirit and cocktail out there these days. With National Holidays for Rum, Bourbon, Margaritas and the rest, it’s hard to keep up with the calendar and this can give us holiday fatigue. Today, National Rum Day is a special day, however, in so far as it is the culmination of …Read More >

The Rebirth of Rum: A Rum Wave Hits Hong Kong

July 27, 2013
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    Denizen Takes Over Hong Kong!!   Dateline-Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R In one of the most dynamic and fast paced places on earth, a surge is beginning to swell and fill this city up to it’s sky-highrise tops with Rum. With a population of 7 plus million on this tiny island boasting Asia’s most international market of young transient ex-pats and nomads of the various industries that fuel …Read More >

The Rebirth of Rum | Rum For All (Seasons)

April 18, 2013

Fresh off the heels of one of the year’s premier rum events, Rum For All Rumbustious Rum Bar at Astor Center NYC, Denizen Rum continues to turn heads in the world of spirits by showing extraordinarily in blind tastings and beyond. We were extremely lucky to take part in this elite, invite-only group of rum producers chosen by none other than spirits guru F Paul Pacult, co-founder of the Beverage Alcohol …Read More >

Rum is for Lovers – The Airmail Cocktail

February 14, 2013
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  Who says rum can’t be romantic? Cuba seems like it must have been a pretty sexy place to be during the first half of the 20th century and it was swimming in rum and rum cocktails. It’s bartenders, and a handful of American ex-pats who got to continue their craft on the island during Prohibition, invented a long list of now famous cocktails that we’ve discussed at length in …Read More >

A Tale of the Toddy

January 4, 2013

The Rebirth of Rum: A Tale of the Toddy The Rebirth of Rum series reports on the vast and intricate world of one of the most storied spirits categories in the entire world. The world of Rum spans all seasons and borders and it’s that time time of year again when we look back on the past year and forward to the year ahead. As the cold winds blow in …Read More >

The Rebirth of Rum: Rum Culture lives at Rum Connection

November 12, 2012

  “Rum Connection is dedicated to providing our readers with the latest news, exclusive articles and critical information about the tradition and culture of rum.”            - www.rumconnection.com This opening phrase, excerpted from the “INFO’ tab on the Rum Connection site gets right to the heart of what the gentlemen behind this portal to all things rum wanted to share with their readers and community…the culture of …Read More >

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