rhum agricole

The Cobra Effect

The Cobra Effect

Given that we just added some new falernum to our collection, we were especially pleased to see a feature dedicated to falernum in our most recent issue of Imbibe Magazine. The magazine included a trio of cocktails that derived a lot of their flavor from falernum, yet were entirely different. It inspired us to do…
Citrus Season

Citrus Season

I have to apologize for the long gap between our last posts. Over the past couple of weeks, Rob and I packed up and moved (not far!). As is always the case with moving, it takes longer to get unpacked and organized than you expect it to. Most of our…
California Creole

California Creole

Drinks that have a lot of different ingredients look impressive on paper. They also look impressive as you are mixing them, when you are working with 8 or 12 different bottles just for one drink. Some of these complex drinks are very delicious, while others are primarily for show. When…
Mahina Riviera

Mahina Riviera

We are big fans of Clement's Mahina Coco Liqueur. Unlike coconut-flavored rums, this liqueur is naturally flavor by infusing rhum agricole with fresh coconut. It is sweetened, but it retains some of the fresh, vegetal notes of the rhum for a unique flavor. It's an excellent mixing liqueur, especially if…
Velvet Ti Punch

Velvet Ti Punch

Ti Punch is the most traditional way to enjoy rhum agricole. The drink is served by bringing a bottle of rhum, a dish of limes and a small bowl of sugar to your table, then giving you a glass and a swizzle stick that will allow you to assemble the…
The Corpse Flower

The Corpse Flower

When we first tasted St George California Rhum Agricole, we were blown away. The rum is very intense, with a super funky and earthy character to it, with savory black olive and truffle overtones. It is quite unique - so unique that it is a slightly challenging rum to work…
Pineapple Ti Punch

Pineapple Ti Punch

A basic Ti' Punch is probably not going to be very sweet. It is a simple drink that is really a way to highlight flavors in your favorite rhum agricole. We suspect that some ti' punch lovers are purists who want to keep the drink simple, however we know from…