British Metal Band Motörhead Releases 8 Year Old Dominican Dark Rum


Following on from the release of the band’s Röad Crew beer earlier this year, Heavy Metal band Motörhead has announced the release of a new eight-year-old Dominican dark rum.

 

The World’s Most Popular Cocktail Is The Simplest To Make


It’s the time-honoured combination of rum and cola with a lime, otherwise known by its official name, the Cuba Libre.

 

3 Things You Should Know About Rum Before Drinking It


Imagine you could go on an inspirational journey through the Caribbean, learn about their history of rum production, while island hopping with a glass of rum in hand. We can all dream…

 

10 Rum Punch Cocktails to celebrate Rum Punch Day, cause we love saying Rum Punch. Rum Punch


Rum Punch Day – 20 September – calls for a celebration! If I did not know better, which I don’t, I would say it was solely create as an excuse to party.

 
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The Walking Dead Star Goes Full Pirate In Kraken Commercial


The Walking Dead star Tom Payne booked a new gig as the face of Kraken Rum’s new commercials.

 

10 Things you never knew about rum


August 16 marks National Rum Day, so here are a few rum facts.

 

How to make cheesecake with Rum


There’s no better way to celebrate pretty much anything than with a festive cocktail in one hand and a delicious baked good in the other.

 

65 000 litres of Jamaican Rum Destroyed in Distillery Fire


A fire broke out at Long Pond Distillery in Jamaica on Monday (16 July) damaging production materials and buildings, and destroying approximately 65,000 litres of fresh rum stocks.

 
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Rum: 5 things you didn’t know about the pirates’ favourite tipple


With the popularity of whisky and gin soaring over recent years, rum has been somewhat forgotten about – that is, until now.

 

Interesting facts about Rum!


About 2 hours from Joburg, on a farm along the R70 between Henneman and Riebeeckstad in the Free State, I joined the guys at Whistler Rum Distillery for their end-of-the-month jol. With a local singer strumming away, a Free State Sand Storm cocktail in hand and a big red sun setting in front of us, I took a sip and realised I didn’t know much about rum at all.

A week later I went to the Pan-African Rum Festival and tasted as many South African rums and cocktails as possible. Now I’m plotting my own cocktail mixes! But before I get ahead of myself, let’s go back to the basics of rum 101.