Fine RUMs and the pursuit of happiness…

Even though I started drinking RUM back in my college days, it was about 15 years ago when I started my relationship with and real appreciation for this magnificent and versatile spirit. As of today, February 27, 2019, I have experienced over 260 different RUMs from all over the world. I have survived one Rum…

Is it Rum, Rhum Agricole or Cachaça?

RUM styles based on the production method used… With so many options available at our local liquor stores it can be overwhelming to find our next great RUM. We hope the brief summary below will help you narrow down your choices during your next RUM quest. Have fun! RUM is a spirit made using various…

RUM Mixers…

Hola Amig@s! RUM is great! It can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or with a well diverse group of mixers. No other spirit is so versatile, in my opinion. I enjoy the RUMs on my top 20 list either neat or on the rocks, all others I give them a chance or two and…

Ginger Beer…perfect match for a dark RUM!

Hola Amig@s! Last weekend  we did a Ginger Beer and Dark RUM tasting… So what is Ginger Beer? Ginger beer is a naturally sweetened and carbonated, usually non-alcoholic beverage. It is produced by the natural fermentation of prepared ginger spice, yeast and sugar. The ginger beer soft drink can be mixed with dark rum to…

Puerto Rican Pitorro / Ron Caña / Cañita

Hola! Amig@s!!! I am very excited…my wife went to Puerto Rico to visit family and it looks like she is getting into this Rum Adventures thing! She brought back two, not one, but two bottles of Puerto Rican Pitorro!!! Pitorro is Puerto Rican homemade RUM, known as moonshine, in English. Pitorro is made from sugarcane and…

Mount Gay RUM and Sailing…

All sailors LOVE Mount Gay Rum!!!   You can buy Mount Gay Hats here!!! Mount Gay RUM is produced by Mount Gay Distilleries Ltd. of Barbados, the easternmost island of the West Indies. The oldest surviving deed for them is dated 1703, making Mount Gay RUM the world’s oldest commercial rum distillery. The distributors of Mount Gay…

New RUM distillery opened in Tampa Bay, FL

We at RumAdventures.com are extremely excited and proud of Sam and his crew for giving us the first Rum Distillery in the Tampa Bay Area!!! GASPAR’S RUM by Tampa Bay Rum Company, For those of you who could not attend the grand opening yesterday, at their facilities located at 2104 E 4th Avenue in Tampa,…

A sailor’s RUM and signature drink…

Hello Amig@s! There is a unique RUM and a unique drink that is made with it which unites sailors from all over the globe as they down it after or during a long day at sea… We are of course talking about Bermuda’s pride Gosling’s Black Seal® Rum and our beloved cocktail the now famous…

Captain Tony’s Caribbean Spiced Chili ©

This past weekend was the All-American Tradition / biggest game of the year a.k.a. The Super Bowl… As some of you know, Chili, in its many varieties, is a great Super Bowl dish. So since I live in the great USA I joined the tradition and created my own Chili recipe, which includes…everybody at once…RUM!!!! Yesterday…

Intro to Rums of the Caribbean…

Hola Amig@s!!! Rum and I got so close during my 2004 to 2011 stay in Puerto Rico, and the following years when we moved back to Florida, that in December of 2014, Gary E. Brown, my friend and  Editor at All At Sea magazine, published part of our story. Gary introduce us like this: “RUM!…

Rums of Puerto Rico…

Saludos Amig@s! Even though RUM and I met over 30 years ago, it has been the last 14 years, since we moved back to our beloved Puerto Rico and then Florida, that our relationship has really flourished. To fit in in a new place you must do what the locals do so, as soon as…

Spiced Rums…so many choices!

At the gym last night a friend asked me about our new site http://www.RumAdventures.com, then she went on to say she was new to rums and wanted some recommendations. We talked briefly and it came up that she liked Spiced Rums, such as Captain Morgan. That gave me enough information to give her some recommendations…