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Miami festival offers many lessons in rum appreciation

The surging popularity of rum was clearly evident at this year’s Miami Rum Renaissance Festival, which again doubled its attendance in its fourth year to more than 8,000 connoisseurs of the cane spirit. The festival was held April 16-22 at … Continue reading

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: If you’re ‘Passionate’ about tropical drinks, this one’s for you

Updated October 2019 See below: Our Piña Passion review | Ancestor recipe | Tribute recipe NEW Related: What says ‘Tiki’ better than a drink served in a pineapple? Mai-Kai cocktail guide One of the most iconic images of the tropical … Continue reading

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: Double your pleasure with the exotic and delicious Zula #1 (and #2)

Updated November 2016 See below: Our Zula reviews | Ancestor recipe | UPDATE: Tribute recipes Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide The mysterious Zula #1 is easily one of the most curious (and deliciously distinctive) cocktails on The Mai-Kai’s 56-year-old tropical drink … Continue reading

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What says ‘Tiki’ better than a drink served in a pineapple?

It’s Tiki Month over at The Pegu Blog, which seems to have been taken over by Iago and Zazu, who were recently unceremoniously chased out of Disney World’s Enchanted Tiki Room. In honor of the Midwest’s frigid February, Ohio-based blogger … Continue reading

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