Shake everything except the rum with ice and strain into a chilled small tumbler. Add a piece of pineapple. Float the Jamaican rum on top.
From Wehman Bros. Bartender’s Guide.
It gets more delicious as the pineapple began to infuse into the drink, with the rich spices of Bénédictine, you would have a almost Tiki-style Sour. I’m not quite keen on the rum-float, when the drink is neither served on ice nor served with straws, its purpose is purely aesthetic. Your first sip would be a mouthful of straight rum, unless you give the drink a stir first.
Welcome one of the newest introductions from Gurkha’s “East India Trading Company”, The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend.
With a San Andres Wrapper, The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend is a box-pressed, medium body, full flavour cigar including earthy, nutty undertones and is hand made in Nicaragua.
After twenty different iterations tweaking this blend we feel they feel they have created a masterpiece!
The result is a full flavour cigar that delivers earthy and nutty notes.
Pour yourself your favourite drink and explore this unique and exciting cigar.
The “Moonshine Mug” is hand crafted by our friends at The Black & Tan Trading Co. and is also available here!
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Party like it’s 1776: toast the founding fathers with a colonial-era cocktail
Find that patriotic feeling this weekend by stirring up our founding father’s favorite cocktails | Follow these recipes
Fun 4th of July Drinking Facts:
George Washington owned a distillery that produced rye
The julep found popularity in America even before the the first shots were fired in the Revolutionary War. Born in Virginia, the julip was made with rum or brandy, not bourbon as it is today
The popular cocktail called The Stone Fence purportedly played a supporting role in the Revolutionary War itself, when patriot Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys were able to easily overtake a Fort Ticonderoga commanded by British forces sodden with the drink
The colonial-era working classes mainly indulged in beer and cider, while those who could afford it looked to Europe to slake their thirst, with old-world elixirs like madeira, sherry and Holland gin