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!

The Rums of Puerto Rico

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We are celebrating the Rums of Puerto Rico today as August 16th happens to be Rum Day.  Rum Day is a perfect excuse to mix up your favorite rum cocktail and delve into the history of this exciting liquor…. Puerto Rico is known as the Rum Capital of the World and rightly so: it is Puerto […]

Mango Martini: A Rum Drinks Recipe

It’s Mango season again!  The mangoes are growing bigger on the trees and it looks like it will be a plentiful harvest again this year.  That being the case, we are always on the lookout for a new way to use up this abundance of fruit.  And this year- I’ve decided to mix it up […]

Chocolate Pirate Cocktail Recipe

A Chocolate Pirate you say?  Aye Matey!  This cocktail recipe is sure to have you swinging from the ropes!  It is chocolatey and smooth offset by the bitterness of the coffee, which successfully hides that you are drinking 151 proof rum.  Feel free to substitute the Bacardi 151 rum for any white rum of your […]

Bushwacker – A Caribbean Cocktail Recipe

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The Bushwacker is sort of like a chocolate Piña Colada, and is considered a staple of Virgin Islands cocktails recipes.  Like many famous cocktail recipes, the origin of the Bushwacker is unclear.  Some say it was invented in Pensacola, Florida after a visit to St. Thomas.  Others say it was invented by a bartender at […]

Raspberry Mojito – A Caribbean Cocktail

Happy Valentine’s Day!  In honor of the holiday, we are sharing with you a recipe from the makers of Don Q rum.  Because let’s face it… whether you are in a relationship or single, everyone deserves a cocktail on Valentine’s Day.  This one is delightful with a bit of fizz and luscious raspberries to top […]

The Crew’s 5 Must- Try Cocktail Recipes of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is the home of many specialty drinks and rum cocktail recipes. As the home of rum and the birthplace of the Pina Colada, among other drinks with rum, trying the various cocktails on this list are a fun thing to do in Puerto Rico (although some are not so easy to get year-round). […]

Caribbean Romance Cocktail

This yummy tropical cocktail is suitable for almost any occasion (particularly Caribbean romance) in which a delicious drink will set off an event.   1 1/2 oz Light Rum 1 oz Amaretto 1 1/2 oz Orange Juice 1 1/2 oz Pineapple Juice 1 splash Grenadine Shake well with ice and pour into highball glass. Float […]

Borinquen Cocktail

In order to be a true adventurer, the Captain says you must be able to handle your rum. Try out this excellent Borinquen Cocktail recipe for a taste of the Caribbean and Puerto Rico.  Toast to the 7 Seas. And brace yourselves. It’s 5:00 Somewhere!   1 1/2 oz Light Rum 1 tbsp Passion Fruit […]

Painkiller Recipe

The best Caribbean cocktails usually include ingredients readily accessible on a tropical islands such as rum and fruit.  The Captain says this one will kill the pain and create warm thoughts of tropical breezes and palmy nights.   1 tablespoon cream of coconut milk 1 dash nutmeg 1 1/2 shots dark rum 2/3 glass orange […]