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Rum Revival: Beyond the Dark ‘N Stormy

Rum has warm weather written all over. Sunshine, beaches, boats. A nice rum drink can easily transport your mind and spirit, if not your body physically, to such the place you would like to be if you aren’t there already. The history of rum and rum running makes this spirit all the more enticing, alluring and seductive. Not to mention that the right bottle of rum can also be a welcome addition to any beverage cart to make it look not just good, but sexy, sophisticated and sweet. Here is a quick rum run-down of not only good-looking bottles that would be aesthetically pleasing on any home bar and excellent quality rum for mixing, sipping or gift-gifting this summer season.  EL DORADO DEMERARA 3 YEAR WHITE RUM The word Demerara is well known in the rum connoisseurs world, but what exactly does this mean? Demerara is a county in Guyana with a rich history of rum production. While Guyana is...Read More >

Stars & Stripes: Provisioning your Bar American Style

STARS & STRIPES: PROVISIONING YOUR BAR AMERICAN STYLE There is no doubt that summertime is full of entertaining. The weather is warm which enables you to relax outside, the flowers in full bloom create for the most perfect table decor and the relaxed pace of this time of year is just right for sipping on something refreshing that will quench your vacation thirst.   Whether it be a few friends just kicking it on the back porch, your annual July open-house fête at your summer residence or as a housewarming gift to a new Nantucket homeowner, there are a handful of essentials you should have on hand in order to stock your back bar for any discerning guest. It is always best to stock four key basics liquors for to get your party started. These are essential for your most basic cocktail of combining the spirit with a non-alcohol mixer garnished with a slice of fruit to having a solid base...Read More >

Sun’s Out Rum’s Out

Summer is in full swing and so are the cocktail soirées. Whether you are meeting up with friends who have just arrived on island, après la plage with the family or cocktails and sunset before dinner, there isn’t a lack of excuses to partake and enjoy a refreshing cocktail concoction. Since it is summer and the sun happens to be out, no better time to also bring the rum out! Rum is synonymous with island living. That doesn’t necessarily mean that it has to be an island full of palm trees in order to take advantage of the benefits of rum drinking, but an island that just happens to be surrounded by water with a culture of sun, sand, surf and sometimes a little sailing, fishing or other various watersports. The summertime kick-off Figawi race, held annually on Memorial Day weekend, is a boat race from Hyannis to Nantucket. A prized possession of the top sailors is the distinctive and...Read More >

How Sweet It Is: Chocolate & Wine

You love finding the time to curl up on your beach blanket under your wide brimmed sun hat and reading a good book purchased from your local bookstore. Later in the week, you will enjoy the social aspects of your book club gathering that may discuss your latest read under the sun, but more importantly revolves around the wines you choose to toast and share with each other during such a jolly occasion. Taking it to the next level to create a perfect trifecta would be including another decadence that almost every person (but not absolutely everyone) has a fondness for – chocolate. On tasting wine & chocolate together: There are a handful of key points to make the most of your chocolate and wine experience. First and foremost, keep an open mind about what it is you are sampling when it comes to the chocolate or the wine. Think about the structure of the chocolate, which includes the texture,...Read More >

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