12 Year Itch

Happy National Rum Month to you all! We at RumCask have decided to age a cocktail in celebration of National Rum Month that is August. Aging a cocktail used to be quite a rare practice but it started to increase…

The Zombie

The Zombie (aka Skull-Puncher) is a rum based cocktail made from various fruit,liqueurs and rums. It is claimed to have first been created in the 1930s by Donn Beach at Don the Beachcomber restaurant in Hollywood California. Alongside the Mai Tai,…

Angostura Aromatic Bitters

Have you ever had a Daiquiri or a Mai-Tai? Manhattan or a Mojito? An Old-Fashioned (with rum we hope!) surely? In that case you’ve most likely already been introduced to “Amargo Aromatico” or as it is more commonly known, Angostura Aromatic…

The Ti’ Punch

The Ti’ Punch (pronounced “tee paunch”) is the national cocktail of Martinique and is extremely popular in the French islands in the West Indies including Guadeloupe and Haiti. The name is taken from the Creole Petit Punch and has been…

The Dark ‘n’ Stormy

The Dark ‘n’ Stormy is the official cocktail of Bermuda. The cocktail’s name appeared after a sailor mixed ginger beer with the islands official rum, known as Gosling’s Black Seal sometime after the First World War. But here things get a…

The Mount Vernon Eggnog

I know its March, and the time of year for Eggnog is a long way off yet, but it’s never too early in the year to have rum, or rum based drinks! Most of us know that Eggnog…

What Is Your Favourite Rum Based Cocktail?

a)    Daiquiri b)    Rum Punch c)    Mojito d)    Other What is a Cocktail? The first definition appeared in Hudson, New York in 1806 in The Balance and Columbian Repository. The editor is quoted as answering: “Cock-tail is a stimulating liquor,…

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