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Simple Easy Rum Drinks

Drink Recipe: Merchant’s Remedy

May 20, 2015

Throughout the Caribbean, at nearly every beach bar, restaurant and rum shack, sweet tropical drinks are a mainstay. Popular ingredients like fruit juices, lime, coconut cream, bitters and, of course, rum are common. Different variations on these traditional island cocktails are numerous and everyone seems to have their favorite mix. For us, most of these “beach drinks” are a bit too sweet and the rum is overpowered by the rest of …Read More >

Merchant’s Negroni

March 17, 2015

The Negroni is a popular drink that dates back to 1920 and remains a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts across the globe. It’s simple to make with just three ingredients in equal parts (gin, sweet vermouth and Campari) yet sophisticated enough to scare away more than a few non-believers. Many variations of this classic have been created over the years but few of them capture the distinct character of the original. …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 >

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
Airmail Cocktail

  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 >

The Rum Diaries – Rums Best Mixes

May 4, 2012

Rum & Coke or Cuba Libre Rum has an esteemed place in the world of cocktails. Drinks like the Daquiri, Mai Tai, and Mojito remain as ubiquitous as ever in cocktail bars, outdoor patios, clubs, and dives around the world. The popularity of these drinks is dwarfed, however, by  the sheer volume of something as easy to replicate as the rum and coke. From college apartments to the most highfalutin nightlife …Read More >

The Rum Diaries: Rum’s Best Mixes – Dissecting the Daiquiri

March 25, 2012

Spring weather has arrived early this year and it’s high time to begin to celebrate some island inspired drinks from throughout the ages incorporating juices and other fresh ingredients. From it’s controversial and humble origins in a tiny village in Cuba, one of the world’s most famous yet misunderstood drinks is the Daiquiri. Far from a drink that should be relegated to a blended mix of swill rum and pre-packaged artificially flavored …Read More >

10 Best Rum Mixes You Never Knew About

July 28, 2011

Martin Cate had a great point in our post on Smuggler’s Cove last week; no other spirit has the versatility of rum. As befitting its amazing history, it travels extraordinarily well. Yet, sadly too many people experience it only in a standard rum and coke. And coke is such a strong flavor it dominates the taste of most rums; trapping the great taste of the rum. You may be one …Read More >

Simple Easy Mojito Rum Drink Recipe

May 20, 2011

Aaaahhhhhhh….the Mojito. Have the gods of mixology ever invented anything so perfect for a hot summer day? Derived from the Spanish word ‘mojadito’ for ‘a little wet’, the mojito, when perfectly mixed, is a sweet bubble of citrus, mint and rum, glorious rum. Here is a simple, easy cocktail recipe put together by the master mixologists at Denizen. Simple Easy Rum Drink Recipe For The Traditional Mojito 1 1/2 oz …Read More >