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Rum Drinks for the Occasion

The Rum Diaries: Valentine’s Day Edition

February 12, 2012

Playing Cupid can be a fun thing to do for a bartender. But what are the best mixers for rum to use at home to make a delicious and interesting drink for your Valentine? While it may be contrived Hallmark Holiday sentimentalism, the ultimate goal is to make your sweetheart happy. We have a classic cocktail for you…  For this Valentine’s Day edition of The Rum Diaries, let’s do a …Read More >

Passing the Holidays with the Flowing Bowl: Denizen Rum Punch for your Holiday party

November 19, 2011

Celebrating with The Flowing Bowl: Denizen Rum Punch for the Holiday Party It’s that time of year again for hosting your very own happy chisma-channa-kwanza fetivities… With the holiday season approaching rapidly, many of us are stuck scrambling for flavorful and economic ways to entertain guests and provide that little bit of lubrication to get the party started. Lucky for us that Punch has come back en vogue in recent …Read More >

Rum Drink Recipe for Independence Day: Liberation Punch!

July 4, 2011

With a name like Denizen we wanted to provide you with something special for Independence Day. So what cocktail drink ingredients best provide a literal and historical connection to the American Revolution? How about the famously contentious tea and one of the en vogue spirits of the colonies, Caribbean rum? This Liberation Punch from master mixologist Marshall Altier is a nod to the punches that would have been popular in …Read More >

Drink Like Your Daddy Did: Delicious Mai Tai Recipe For Father’s Day

June 17, 2011

Its origins are disputed – was it Don Beach or the more famous Trader Vic who invented it?  - but what is known is that it was Elvis in the movie ‘Blue Hawaii’ that really catapulted this cocktail to fame in the 50s and 60s. Since then, it’s become the grand-daddy of Tiki bar cocktails which makes it perfect for a hot summer night and perfect to mix up for …Read More >

Add Some Spice with this Cinco de Mayo Drink Idea

May 5, 2011

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the freedom of Mexico from the oppression of French invaders in 1862 so, being liberated spirits ourselves, we thought we would help you throw off the tyranny of tequila on Cinco de Mayo for something that will spice up your Cinco de Mayo celebration. ¡Disfruta! Congo Fire In a shaker muddle: 4 wedges of Mexican lime in 3/4 oz Trinidadian Congo pepper syrup* add 2 ozs …Read More >

A Rum Drink Recipe for Emancipation Day and/or Tax Day

April 14, 2011

Your taxes are due Monday. They would normally be due Friday but because Washington is celebrating Emancipation Day that day your taxes are not due until Monday. Hooray! Why not celebrate the historic freedom from slavery and your own freedom of two more days to live tax-free with this special Denizen rum drink and masterwork of mixology we call… Rebel with a Cause 2 oz Denizen Rum 3/4 oz fresh …Read More >