Tag Archives: rum

Passionate Hurricane – An Easy Tropical Cocktail Recipe


This cocktail serves up passion fruit juice with some lime and rum.  It is the perfect Caribbean cocktail!  As usual, it is that time of year again when the passion fruit are falling off the vine so fast that I am struggling to find new and exciting ways to use it.  I learned last year […]

Mom’s Rumtastic Cocktail: A cocktail Recipe perfect for Mother’s Day

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Yum This cocktail is an alternative play on a cosmopolitan. It is light and refreshing and perfect as part of a Mother’s Day brunch or barbecue. The below recipe is for one cocktail, but this would make for a great punch and adding a little champagne or some sprite will give it a nice punch […]

Rum Quotes and Rum Drinking Toasts

The Caribbean is undoubtedly the epicenter of all rum production in the world. Virtually every island here produces its own distinct rum style. More than 80% of the world’s total output comes from here, of which 80% of the US supply comes from Puerto Rico. In honor of Rum and sultry Caribbean nights, here are […]

Caribbean Rum Soaked French Toast

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Yum Whether for a brunch or a weekend breakfast with friends or family, there is no better item to serve than French toast! This recipe combines very well with our favorite- RUM! This recipe works well with many types or rum- we recommend trying it with Spiced, Vanilla, or Banana – but the sky is […]

A Puerto Rican Cocktail Recipe: Easy Breezy

This Puerto Rican Cocktail includes the sweet Caribbean tastes of pineapple mixed with the light taste of Crème de Almond. This icy drink is sure to hit the spot when you are craving a sweet tropical cocktail to end a hard day. This is a cocktail best enjoyed on a hot summer day, next to […]

El Yunque Parrot: A Rum Cocktail Recipe

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Rum cocktails are the most popular type of cocktail served on the island. This rum cocktail recipe is a great drink to make to cool down after a long day or serve a small get together of friends. If you want to serve this as a party cocktail, set the glasses out first then make […]

What to Put in a Themed Puerto Rico Gift Basket

Here at Caribbean Trading Company we have been putting together Puerto Rico Gift Baskets for over 13 years, and arguably are ‘gift experts’ in theming gift baskets to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.  There is no better welcome gift or gift basket amenity to welcome guests than one that highlights local flavor and local products.  […]

Cherry Punch: A Rum Cocktail Recipe

You will enjoy this rum cocktail recipe.  Everyone knows Puerto Rico weather can be hot and humid. This twist on a punch is a great way to cool down when the sun is hot and enjoy Puerto Rican rum. Since it is National Cherry Month what better way to celebrate than Cherry Rum Punch? While […]

Some of the Crew’s Favorite Sipping Rums

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There are two types of rum in this world: those to be mixed with your favorite soda or juice, and those to be enjoyed by sipping; similar to a fine scotch.  Here is a listing of some of our most favorite Caribbean sipping rums.  We are always looking for recommendations! One important thing to remember: […]

Captain’s Spiced Ginger Cocktail: A Rum Drinks Recipe

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In honor of Thanksgiving and the holidays, we wanted to share one of our favorite rum  holiday cocktails.  It mixes the best of the Caribbean with traditional holiday favorites for a holiday cocktail that can be enjoyed anywhere in the world.  This cocktail is the perfect time to break out the cinnamon and nutmeg you […]