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The One Bright Spot At The Rio Olympics Is Cachaça And Caipirinhas

The One Bright Spot At The Rio Olympics Is Cachaça And Caipirinhas

Brazil’s getting a lot of flack these days. There were those sorry-looking athlete rooms in the Rio Olympic Village. The Zika story keeps getting worse and worse. Infrastructural and political instabilities still plague the country. And then there was the sewage leak that led to drug-resistant super-bacteria being found in waters off some Olympic beaches. […]

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The 11 Best Rums Under $50 For Sipping

The 11 Best Rums Under $50 For Sipping

There seems to be a huge gap in the world of rums. OK, maybe just a couple moderately sized gaps. But they’re there. And they exist between the kind of rum you chuck into Coca Cola, the kind of rum you mix into an honest to goodness decent Daiquiri, and the rum that someone, somewhere, […]

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Frozen Mango Piña Colada [Recipe]

Frozen Mango Piña Colada [Recipe]

I recently attended the Bacardi Legacy competition finals in San Francisco and while witnessing all of the amazing bartenders from around the world mixing inventive concoctions, I was inspired. Once I returned home, I took a bottle of the Bacardi Carta Blanca from my cabinet and started stirring, shaking and blending. Many delicious concoctions were […]

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You’re Probably Drinking Illegal Dark ‘n Stormys. You’re Also Probably Making The Drink Wrong.

You’re Probably Drinking Illegal Dark ‘n Stormys. You’re Also Probably Making The Drink Wrong.

‘Tis the season of long drinks—simple, sippable cocktails served over ice in a Collins glass (or, if you’re Derbying, something like this). One the easiest and arguably most satisfying long drinks is the Dark ‘n Stormy. A spicy, seductive ménage of just a few ingredients: dark rum, ginger beer, lime juice. Put ‘em all together […]

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What The Heck Is The Dominican Drink Mama Juana?

What The Heck Is The Dominican Drink Mama Juana?

Unless you’re Dominican, happen to live in a Dominican neighborhood or have spent a lot of time outside of the all-inclusive beach resorts on the Dominican Republic exploring the real island, you have probably never come across Mama Juana. It’s a concoction that’s made by combining rum, red wine and honey, and then allowing that […]

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Bacardi

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Bacardi

Bacardi is one of the most successful, popular rum brands in the world. It’s got at least 25 variations (if we’re including pre-mixed cocktails), some more questionable than others. And whether you’re buying in the backwoods or city central, you’ll probably be able to find it anywhere you go. So, yeah, we must all know […]

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