Rum Journal: An Aloe Rum Punch From the Aruba Marriott

It’s Aruba’s biggest export, but you’ll also find aloe in abundance on the Dutch Caribbean island. But what you don’t know is that aloe juice can also find its way into a classic rum cocktail. That’s what happens at the Aruba […]


Rum Journal: The Perfect Jamaican Cocktail, Island Outpost Style

Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica IF IAN FLEMING had concocted a rum punch, this would have been it. The Goldeneye Punch is equal parts James Bond, Chris Blackwell and Jamaica. Goldeneye, the estate on Jamaica’s Oracabessa Bay where Fleming created James […]


Rum Journal: A Jamaican Recipe For a Sunday Afternoon

Above: Jamaica IT’S A CALM, spring Sunday — a perfect time for a rum cocktail. In this inaugural edition of Sunday Rum Journal, we bring you an easy way to bring paradise to you, whether within the Caribbean or without, […]


Rum Journal: A Parisian Take on a Classic Caribbean Cocktail

Above: Paris (CJ Photo) THIS IS A RUM COLUMN, of course. Rum Journal’s mission is to bring the glory of rum to the world, and raise the level of discussion of rum to the kind traditionally enjoyed by wine and […]

Rum Journal: Piña Colada Perfection in San Juan, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — IT’S ONE OF the world’s most famous cocktails: a blend of coconut cream (preferably Coco Lopez), rum and pineapple. While the piña colada has a long and illustrious history at beach bars around the world, the story […]

Rum Journal: A Floral Cocktail from Belize's Matachica Resort and Spa

Above: the Matachica Resort and Spa in Belize This week’s Rum Journal travels to Belize and the Matachica Resort and Spa, for a decidedly floral rum drink. The local abundance in Belize is the inspiration behind this cocktail, as all […]


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