We humans have shockingly malleable tastes. Studies have shown that we are more likely to prefer something if we think it’s expensive (even if it isn’t). It stands to reason, then, that a cocktail costing $1,210 should be roughly 80 times more delicious to me than any I’ve ever purchased for myself. So, when Trader…
For the legendary pirates Bluebeard and Redbeard (aka Barbarossa), it seems that nothing could be better than sharing a growler of rum among friends. However, as this new stop-motion animated short film shows us, there is one thing that will turn pirate against pirate.
If you’re traveling to Cuba, you’d better leave room in your suitcase. US visitors can now bring home Cuban cigars and rum without hassle. The Obama administration just announced new policy directives meant to increase trade and travel with the island. Now, American travelers will now be able to bring large quantities…
The Royal Navy's successful invasion of Jamaica in 1655 had a lot of terribly negative outcomes. The commanders ended up in the Tower of London. Many of the English sailors fell sick or starved. A lot of Spanish settlers died. But there was one undeniably positive outcome: rum.
Yippee! Let's poison ourselves with beverages that will make us violently ill! It was your battle cry last night, and today you're paying the price. But what is that hangover you're experiencing, exactly?
Not only it gives me great pleasure to watch this bartender preparing a Rum Martínez but it whets my thirst to no end. And to top it all, it is made with my favorite rum: Zacapa Centenario 23. I just want this magic potion right now.
Infusing liquor is the secret to a lot of great cocktails. You can add rosemary to rum. You can add beef to rye whiskey. The possibilities are endless, but one thing is constant. It takes a long time. Days—even weeks—sealed in a jar.
YAAAAAAAR, IT BE TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY, YE OLDE, FESTERING WENCH! AS SUCH, I WILL SHOUT ALL ME RANTINGS AND YOU'LL LIKE IT. IF THOU EVER HOPES TO GET SOME SEA LEGS, YOU'D BEST HEED THIS LIST.
Yes, THAT Captain Morgan. He was real, and he was a real, ruthless pirate. Archaeologists now believe that they've discovered his 340-year-old ship sunk off the coast of Panama. The liquor company even went along for the ride.
We've got the perfect spirit to ring in the New Year, Kraken Dark Spice rum. It's dyed the same color as the evil beasts monsters ink squirts — just think of the toasting potential!
The US Defense Threat Reduction Agency wants a robot capable of navigating underground—drilling through soil and rock—to deliver an explosive load. A "one-time use, air-delivered, highly mobile vehicle having certain characteristics similar to an unmanned ground vehicle".