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Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Morning Glory Cocktail

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Sailor Jerry Morning Glory

An Eye Opener...  

A little while back we mentioned that Sailor Jerry were featuring some cool new serves at the End of The Road festival this weekend. The one that caught my eye was a twist on a Bloody Mary and so a little gentle enquiry turned up the recipe which we are pleased to share with you all.
 
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Boutique RumFest 2014 Preview

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The London RumFest

The Best Possible Start To The RumFest Weekend...  

Boutique RumFest returns inviting industry experts to a very special afternoon & evening of exclusive rum tastings & talks, featuring a host of new rum distilleries and suppliers including Tres Hombres, Duppy Share and Dos Maderas
 
Friday 10th October, 2014, 3PM-9PM
New venue - London's Earl's Court, ILEC Conference Centre
 
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Cocktail Kahuna Competition

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Cocktail Kahuna

The Search For a Modern Day Tiki Maestro  

When: Saturday 27th September, from 11am until the winner is crowned!
Where: The Haole Hut**, CheekyTiki, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN
 
Aloha tiki cocktail fans! CheekyTiki and TheFloatingRumShack.com are launching a competitive cocktail challenge to try to find the modern day tiki maestro; a creator of Polynesian inspired cocktails fit for Donn and Vic’s great luau in the sky. Such a maestro would be hailed champion and crowned the Cocktail Kahuna*…  It matters not if you are a time served bartender, or a home bar specialist. This is a competition for the person who loves a fabulous Polynesian inspired drink! It’s not about speed rounds or stage shows! It’s all about the libation and the serve, which should be an unashamedly tiki-tastic!
 
Are you worthy of the title of Cocktail Kahuna?
 
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Cubanisima Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2014

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Cubanisima Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2014

Robert Wood: UK Central Region Winner  

As Bacardi are on the hunt for the ultimate bartenders to contest the Global Finals in 2015, we thought it would be interesting to feature some of the winning cocktails and the inspiration behind them here on TheFloatingRumShack.com.  We are starting with Robert Wood’s cocktail: Cubanisima, as he won the UK Central Region heat.
 
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Celebrating 80 Years of Rum & Tiki At Trader Vics

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Trader Vic

Birthday Mai Tai’s…  

The Trader Vic’s chain of restaurants and bars has been around for 80 long years and that’s a really long time to be bringing the tiki love to the masses.  To mark the happy occasion, celebratory events have been lined up (details to follow) and a series of short films produced to detail some of the key cocktails that Trader Vic’s serve and some other rummy favourites!
 
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Sailor Jerry Rum at the End of The Road festival 2014

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Sailor Jerry

Rum For Breakfast?  

Friday 29th – 31st August 2014
 
Our friends at Sailor Jerry recently told us that they will be (and I quote) “bringing its bold-as-hell spiced rum and good vibes to the pleasure grounds of Larmer Tree Gardens in Salisbury, for no-frills art and music festival, End of The Road.”  Nothing unusual there of course – Sailor Jerry are often supporting music festivals. My attention was caught by one of the serves they are presenting.
 
Check out the details and see if you aren’t just the little bit curious too…
 
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Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum Independence Punch

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Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum Independence Punch

A Reason To Celebrate!  

It’s Friday – that’s enough reason to celebrate for sure, but Notting Hill Carnival is also just around the corner, and thoughts of rum punch spring to mind.  Our friends at Wray & Nephew came up with a fab cocktail called Independence Punch that you can make at home and enjoy in the sun!
 
Check it out…
 
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Bacardi Gran Reserva Maestro De Ron

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Bacardí Gran Reserva Maestro De Ron

It’s Something For The Traveller…  

HEADLINE: “BACARDÍ announces the launch of BACARDÍ® GRAN RESERVA MAESTRO DE RON, a super-premium white sipping rum, exclusively in Global Travel Retail”
 
Unfortunately, without a reason to fly somewhere, it seemed like the scope for us tasting it first hand was pretty much zilch.  Fortunately, the opportunity to speak to Marc Plumridge, the Global Brand Ambassador for Bacardi Global Travel Retail presented itself along with a glass or two of the rum in question.
 
So, just what do Bacardi think a super-premium white sipping rum is?
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The Spirit of Bacardi Graphic Novel

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The Spirit of Bacardi

Like Comics? Like Rum? Then Read On…  

The creative team at Bacardi raise the 'cool' stakes yet further with their latest project, a graphic novel ‘The Spirit of Bacardi’ that fits seamlessly in with their worldwide Untameable campaign.  Check out the details and find out you can download your copy right here.
 

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