Category Archives: Cocktails

Caribbean cocktails are one of Captain Tim’s favorite things to post about! A splash of Caribbean rum, a dash of something awesome and soon there is a fantastic cocktail perfect for watching the sun set!

Caribbean Drink Guide


The Caribbean is home to beautiful white sandy beaches, blue sea, and arguably the best tasting rum in the world! This tropical paradise is the inspiration for many famous and colorful rum-based delights that quench the thirst.  There are many mouthwatering cocktails to enjoy Caribbean style. Whether you’re shaking up a refreshing drink ready for […]

It’s That Time of Year: Good Food and Good Friends

With less than a week until Christmas, I asked a few of the girls at our Palmer location what some of their favorite Christmas traditions are that are unique to Puerto Rico. Pasteles, Coquito, and Parranda were easily the top three. From this I realize that delicious food, a good drink, and spending time with […]

Fun Drinking Factoids about Puerto Rico

drinking in Puerto Rico

Who doesn’t love a good factoid?  Here are some of our favorites about rum, liquor and anything drinking-related Puerto Rico.  If we missed one please comment and let us know! Puerto Rico’s drinking age is 18. Drinking culture in Puerto Rico is more relaxed and not as strict as the United States. Rum is the […]

Celebrate National Piña Colada day with Puerto Rico Resorts Recipes

In Celebration of National Piña Colada Day, July 10th, mix up these Piña Colada-inspired food, beverage and spa recipes from Puerto Rico resorts El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort and The Condado Plaza Hilton. Puerto Rico is the island where the Piña Colada was created, after all! So where better to find recipes that highlight the authentic […]

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails From Resorts in Puerto Rico and Florida

Lucky Leprechaun – El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Fajardo, Puerto Rico) Perched on a 300-foot cliff overlooking the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, El Conquistador Resort invites everyone to catch a little luck this St. Patrick’s Day with its sweet and tart Lucky Leprechaun cocktail.     Ingredients: 1 […]

Coconut Mojito

coconut mojito

This Coconut Mojito recipe is made very easy by using Caribbean Trading Company’s Coconut Balsamic Vinegar.  It provides that great coconut flavor, strong yet not overpowering.  It adds some extra pizazz and complexity of flavor to this recipe. This recipe was provided by our very own Crew Member Noelia Ayala. Ingredients: 12 mint leaves (or […]

Iced Hibiscus Sparkler

iced hibiscus drink

There is nothing more Caribbean than Iced Hibiscus Tea aka Flor de Jamaica.  This sparkler drink is a cool and refreshing option. 1  qt-size bag of Caribbean Trading’s Iced Hibiscus iced tea brew bag Sparkling Water Brew the Iced Hibiscus tea pouch  blend for at least 5 minutes,  using about 1/3 less water. Sweeten to […]

Island Magic Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

whiskey cocktail

This whiskey cocktail recipe brings a new burst of flavor to the traditional whiskey drink and is super easy with only four ingredients.  It adds the salty punch you want, and the spices in the Island Magic seasoning introduce a satisfying savory component to the drink as well.  You will find this to be the […]

Chocolate Coquito

Coquito is a favorite holiday tradition in Puerto Rico – much like an egg nog but without the egg and full of yummy coconut goodness. What pairs better with coconut than chocolate? Not much! This recipe is a traditional coquito that has been made chocolate. It is perfect to be served as an after-dinner drink, […]