beer

A New Craft Brewery in St Croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new craft brewery in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Leatherback Brewery Company has opened its doors in St Croix, offering a range of craft beverages brewed with local ingredients. The brewery’s flagship beers …

Where to Drink Chocolate Beer in St Lucia

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s one of the Caribbean’s hotspots for chocolate – and now Saint Lucia’s famous industry is making its way into your glass. St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain Resort and Antillia Brewing Company are debuting a dark beer …

St Thomas’ Frenchtown Brewing Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the US Virgin Islands’ most beloved attractions has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Frenchtown Brewing Company, which first made its debut in St Thomas in 2015, is a craft brewery …

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 The Caribbean Rum and Beer festival is coming to Barbados — again. After years hosted in Grenada and Sint Maarten, the festival is returning to its roots in Barbados, set to launch Dec. 9. “The first Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival …

 Carnival Cruise Line has created a special tropical-flavored beer served exclusively at Carnival Vista’s RedFrog Pub & Brewery. The new Miami Guava Wheat beer was unveiled at a recent shipboard ceremony, during which Carnival Vista’s expert brewmaster Colin Presby tapped …

 The Caribbean-made Malibu Rum is becoming a beer. Malibu is the world’s biggest flavored rum brand with its signature coconut-flavored spirit — accordingly, the new Malibu Beer, produced in the Caribbean, will be a golden lager with a hint of natural …

 St. Lucia’s Cap Maison hotel now has its own beer. The boutique luxury resort has partnered with local craft brewery Antillia Brewing Co. to create The Naked Fisherman St Lucia India Pale Ale. The beer, which uses local ingredients, will …

 A brewed take on the traditional Christmas drink By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s first and only craft brewery, Antillia Brewing Company, has launched a special seasonal offering, Sorrel & Spice Christmas Ale, available now at the brewery in Rodney …

 A new St Lucia beer By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Capella Marigot Bay Resort has teamed with chocolatier Cocao Carib and local beer company Antilia Brewing Company to launch its own beer: Capella’s Moon Bay Chocolate Stout. The …

 Above: cassava at the Red Stripe factory (JIS Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Red Stripe Beer is now using cassava starch produced locally in Jamaica as a key ingredient in its brew. This change in ingredients represents a shift from …

 Above: Bonaire Blond By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a dominant beer in Bonaire: Polar, which comes from nearby Venezuela, although many also prefer Heineken. But a new small-batch label is looking to make a mark: Bonaire Blond. It’s a pale …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Turks and Caicos-bound? While you’re there it’d be downright rude not to sample the national brew — made in the tourism hub of Providenciales using imported hops and desalinated island water — especially at some …

 Above: the Bahamian Brewery in Grand Bahama (all photos by CJ) By Robert DiPanoCJ Contributor FREEPORT — No trip to Grand Bahama Island would be complete without a tour of Freeport’s own Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company, the maker of …

 Above: Red Stripe By the Caribbean Journal staff Brewing company Red Stripe and Jamaica’s Ministry of Agriculture have officially signed a lease agreement that will pave the way for a project that will eventually replace some barley used in beer …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica says it is placing an increased emphasis on the cultivation of cassava. That’s already starting to take root thanks to a planned partnership with beer producer Red Stripe. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries …

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has introduced increased import duties on cigarettes and alcohol as part of the territory’s new revenue measures for the 2012/2013 fiscal year, the office of Cayman Premier McKeeva …