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Classic West Indian Punch

Think of this history-steeped blend of sweetened tea and rum as a template— and then tweak it

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The Zombie: Classic Cocktail with a Southern Twist

This drink fueled the mid-twentieth-century tiki craze. But the original recipe was lost for decades—until a New Orleans cocktail historian decoded it

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Dark ’n Stormy: Classic Cocktails with a Southern Twist

The Bermudian blend of Gosling’s rum and ginger can cool down a summer beach day or warm-up a wintery night

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Blended La Floridita Daiquiri

A serious frozen cocktail from Houston’s Anvil Bar & Refuge

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Spiced Rum Grows Up

Southern distillers add depth to an oft-sophomoric spirit

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A Night in the Ninth

Spiced rum gets the New Orleans cocktail treatment

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A Daytime Daiquiri

A lighter take on the classic from one of North Carolina’s hottest restaurants

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Peach Infused Rum Cocktail (a.k.a. Bob from Carskadon)

Named after a bar regular who has a strong inclination toward rum, the key to this cocktail is the peach-infused liquor

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Meet the Southside

A refreshing rum-and-mint sipper for the horse-country set

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Rum Al Pastor

A cocktail with tropical charm

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10 Essential Bottles of Rum

Experience the original drink of the colonies

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Adventures

Exploring Rhum Island

Discover Martinique’s lush landscape and legendary rhum agricole

Adventures

Rhum with a View

Amid the lush green mountains, clear blue waters, and pastel-colored colonial architecture, there’s another reason to visit the French West Indian island of Martinique: rhum agricole, the funkier, earthier sibling of ordinary rum

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The New Rumrunners

Small-batch distilleries are helping rum reclaim its rightful place in the well-stocked Southern bar

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Flora-Bama Rum Punch

A fruity, boozy concoction to put you in vacation mode

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Raising Cane: Georgia’s Richland Rum

A Georgia microdistillery shakes up the rum trade

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Southern Punch with a Past

Beat the heat with Planter’s Punch, a classic, yet slightly elusive, summer cocktail