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!

La Vamparita

Cheers to Halloween! Beware of the Vamparita. This lady is una Margarita sangrienta – or a bloody Margarita. Unlike a Bloody Mary, this drink is actually your traditional frozen margarita layered with sangria. Potent and alluring, the Vamparita is sure to please even the most demanding blood-thirsty pallet. To serve up a Vamparita simply fill […]

Simple Sangria


Because everyone should know how to concoct a pitcher of Sangria, Caribbean Trading Company presents to you a basic recipe for a traditional Sangria. Please feel free to get creative and submit your own Sangria recipes. Will post most the most fascinating and yummy. Ingredients -1 bottle of red wine -juice of 1 lime -1.5 […]

Frozen Margaritas by the Pitcher


There are countless ways to make a frozen Margarita – But for the perfect backyard cookout batch of frozen Margaritas, use the below recipe before the summer is over. Ingredients -2 quarts ice cubes -1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate -12 fluid ounces tequila (measure with empty limeade can) -1/4 cup Cointreau Garnish […]

Watermelon Basil Chile Fresca

This drink recipe comes to us via the Mistress of Spices. A fresh fruity and spicy blend sure to please adventurous tastebuds. Please check out the Mistress’s blog for more great recipes.   WATERMELON BASIL CHILE FRESCA   Ingredients -1/3 cup sugar -4 cups water -6 cups chopped, seeded watermelon -1/3 cup chopped basil leaves […]

Old Spirits Surface at the Buccaneer

Taken from the Facebook page of The Buckaneer Hotel in St Croix, this vintage cocktail recipe is literally a vintage piece recently discovered among the hotel’s archives. Jump-up-and-kiss-me 1 oz Galliano 1 oz Cruzan light rum 1/4 oz apricot brandy 1 oz pineapple juice 1/4 oz lemon juice 1/2 oz Frothee* *If you know a […]