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A Midori Margarita recipe for bidding summer adieu. 1 1/2 oz white/clear Tequila (you can use regular tequila, but the color will look bad when mixed with the green Midori)…

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Bunnyhugs has an entertaining history of the Daiquiri … When squeezing the limes extract only the juice and nothing else. You do not want oils from the skin to get…

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In a past post entitled Trinidad Rum Punch we stressed using a gold rum due to it’s flavor.  Today we sail up to St. Croix where we make a rum…

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The cool thing is that recipe itself is surprisingly easy, and can be remembered by memorizing a little poem:

One of Sour, Two of Sweet. Three of Strong, Four of Weak.Translated, this means:

One part “sour,” which means freshly squeezed lime juice (do NOT use bottled lime juice — only fresh lime juice will do!);
Two parts “sweet,” which refers to a simple syrup (sugar + water);
Three parts “strong” — rum (only golden rum, NOT white rum);
Four parts “weak” — served over ice.

Get it?

Okay, to break it down into recipe form: the following would be how you’d make a gallon of Trinidadian rum punch:

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Martinique produces some fine rums on more than a dozen estates scattered around the island.  Habitation Clement, an 18th Century distillery near Le Fracois, offers a tour of its facilities,…

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Drinks Rum

What lemonade is to Americans, ginger beer is to folks in the Caribbean. While many carbonated brands are available in Stateside supermarkets (choose those that list ginger as the first…

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