BDW Goes to RumFest 2015

Once again I have traveled deep into the heart of Florida to attend the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival (or RumFest as its is affectionately know).  Rum is fun, rum has almost no rules and rum has an image that is care free and delightfully escapist. It is also emerging into the public consciousness as…

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Hot Buttered Rum

As the holidays draw to a close we can now reflect on our good times and fond memories.  I for one am glad the season is ending.  It was great, but it was also exhausting.  The one thing I will take away was the feeling of serving a new cocktail…

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Papa’s Pilar

I am always intrigued to find great new products.  New is always exciting and Papa’s Pilar rum hits that mark, being barely a year old. However, new is only the start of what’s interesting about this rum. The team that put it together really hit a home run.  From concept…

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This Year’s Winners Are…

I went to Miami to see my friends, to drink some rum, and to introduce people to my take on bitters.  What a crazy party it was!  This year, amongst the partying and rum drinking of the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival, it is important to understand that we did some real…

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Rum Fest!

This is a busy time over here at the Boy Drinks World global headquarters, from trying to launch my bitters to traveling to Miami to attend the Miami Rum Renaissance festival.  I love going to events like this and so far I haven’t been disappointed.  After hitting up VIP events all week…

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A Tiki State of Mind

I had lunch with my brother this week and I was telling him about my recent trip to Manhattan.  When I mentioned I had gone to a really great tiki night at Goldbar, he asked me, “What is tiki?” I couldn’t answer him.  I rambled on about Hawaiian shirts and…

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Awakening to a World of Rum

Tales of the Cocktail, and the friends I made there, brought me a whole new appreciation for rum.  I always liked the stuff, but I usually would reach for brandies, whiskeys or gins.  I found myself hanging out one night in New Orleans with the Burrs, a father-son team of rum experts, and down…

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