Archive of ‘Curacao’ category

Son of a Beach, rum cocktail

We hope many of you will recognize this delemma. It’s the last day at the rented beach house. There’s time for an easy breakfast and cleanup before heading out. But what to do with the leftover odds and ends? The ingredients below were our leftovers, plus some Railean Reserve XO Rum and a few ounces […]


Platinum Blonde, rum cocktail

Here’s another entry from Lights Camera Booze by Kourtney Jason and Lauren Metz. This time the drinking game keys to “Legally Blonde,” a Reece Witherspoon vehicle and must-see for anyone considering applying for Harvard Law School. This movie is a romance, so the recipe make 2 drinks. Platinum Blonde 4 ounces white rum 1 ounce […]


Top Banana, rum cocktail

Get out the blender for this milk shake-like drink. We’ve used rhum agricole, the cane juice rum distilled in the French Caribbean islands. Most Caribbean rum is distilled from molasses. The French style ferments the cane syrup and then distills the spirit. Top Banana 2 ounces rhum agricole 1 banana, peeled 1/2 ounce lime juice […]


Caribbini, Martini Monday cocktail

The main difference between orange-flavored curacao and blue curacao is the color. Blue adds a wow, aaah or OMG! reaction when used in drinks. For this creation we reach for the blue to mimic the color of Caribbean waters. Caribbini 1 1/2 ounce gin 1/2 ounce dry vermouth 1/4 teaspoon blue curacao Put all ingredients […]