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Rum Cask

Started with one shot of South African mead and followed with one shot of Macallan 12. Finishing with one bottle of Innis & Gunn scotch ale aged in rum barrels.…

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How to make a diabetic mojito

[exif id="9263"] I was sitting on the deck checking out the Facebook page for The Ministry of Rum when I noticed that the mint I planted two years ago had come in. The mint is a variety I ordered from Florida. The grower claimed it's the same one used in Cuba to make mojitos. I don't know if that's true but I like to believe that it is. A quick search on Google and I had a recipe I could…

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Rum Balls

A few weeks ago, my friend Dave shared with me some homemade Mexican spiced cake and brandy with brandy. They were so delicious that I ate three of them and ended up taking a large dose of Novolog to compensate at lunchtime. The memory of the delicious desert lingered and I decided I had to attempt to make my own. Dave's wife, Elizabeth, mentioned that I could use brownies to start my batch so that's what I tried to do.…

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West Indian Eggnog

mug, egg nog, ipad

Growing up in the British West Indies (Caribbean) in St. Vincent, Bequia, Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, I experienced Christmas very differently than the way it is in Central New Jersey1. In the islands I lived in, Christmas trees were always artificial (including face snow! ) and people tended to visit family and friends for drinks and merriment. It was a time for Church, to be specific Catholic Church. Other than that, Christmas day was just like any other festive2 day…

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