How to Make a Tropical Island Breeze Cocktail

SPONSORED GLASS: Tall INGREDIENTS 30ml MONIN Tropical Island Blend 30ml Nusa Caña Rum 30ml Pineapple juice 30ml Cranberry juice 75ml Soda water 1 x Fresh passion fruit pulp METHOD: Add ingredients to a tall glass filled with ice, except the soda water. Stir and top with soda water GARNISH: Half a fresh passion fruit

How to Make an Indo Espresso Martini

SPONSORED GLASS: Martini INGREDIENTS: 45ml Nusa Caña Rum 30ml Cold brew coffee 10ml Mr Black Liqueur Sugar syrup to taste METHOD: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker, including ice. Share and strain into martini glass GARNISH: Ground coffee beans

The Island Rumaway

Perpetual holiday or spoiling the sweet island life? Marc Rodrigues, former Diageo executive and current owner of Nusa Caña, discusses the trials and the overall triumph of leaving behind the daily grind of the corporate world to start up his own Indonesian rum brand. explore DRINKS: What is your history in the alcohol industry? Marc…

Rare Rum Releases and Rum Infused Gelato at the Spirit of Bundaberg Festival

Rum lovers rejoice! This October, Australia’s biggest rum and food festival will return for its fourth year running and biggest year yet. Held at the iconic Bundaberg Rum Distillery, the Spirit of Bundaberg Festival is popular for bringing together a collection of rum-inspired food, rum cocktails, local music and showcasing the distiller’s latest releases. Get…

OMFG its Plantation Rum OFTD!

Plantation Rum has released its OFTD overproof rum to Aussie shores. O.F.T.D. stands for Old Fashioned Traditional Dark Coming in at 69% ABV, this rich and flavourful rum is a recipe that harkens back to a traditional recipe. Plantation Rum Master Blender, Alexandre Gabriel developed the recipe along with six of the finest rum and…

Top 5 Easter Cocktail Recipes

Entertaining at home this Easter and looking to treat your guests with a little something other than chocolate eggs? Here we have created Easter inspired cocktails that ooze chocolate and spice. Go on, indulge! PHOTOGRAPHY STEPHEN WALTON RECIPES BEN DAVIDSON Hot Crossed Bunny GLASS: Martini INGREDIENTS: 40ml   Ron Zacapa 23 Year Old Rum 20ml  …

Don’t Miss Out on Lobo Plantation’s Epic Rum Party

Sydney’s rum haven Lobo Plantation is shaking it up with 12 brand new cocktails, and they’re throwing the ultimate rum-fest to celebrate. The best part? Food and drinks are on the house! ‘Don’t Forget The Rum!’ will be held on Saturday 1 April 2016, at Lobo Plantation, named in honour of resident senior bartender, Ryan…

Behind the World’s Best Rum, Sarah Watson

Behind every great brand is a team of passionate, hard-working and loyal staff. At Bundaberg Rum, Sarah Watson is just one of many employees who fits the description. Read on to find out how Sarah became the Liquid and Innovation Lead for the company. Sarah grew up in Stirling, a city in central Scotland that…

Bikes, Sailor Jerry and Good Times Culminate in the Inaugural Jerry Can Ride

To celebrate what would have been Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins’ 106th birthday, the iconic rum brand has released a documentary in collaboration with Kontended about the Jerry Can Ride. The ride was held in honour of Norman, the undisputed father of the American Old School tattoo. The “Jerry Can Ride” doco follows the journey of…

VIDEO: How to Make the Ratu ‘Fairway’ Cocktail by Lee Potter Cavanagh

From humble beginnings at Hotel Bondi, to running The Victoria Room, and a stint working in the UK, Lee Potter Cavanagh, bartender at Canberra’s AKIBA shakes up contemporary creative cocktails inspired by the four distinct seasons. Challenged to make a cocktail with Ratu spiced rum for Drinks World‘s Top 25 Bartenders Competiton, Paige created the…

BACARDÍ Throw Sydney Party Like it’s 2013

On Thursday November 17, BACARDÍ hosted an epic house party in Sydney’s Kings Cross as part of the House of BACARDÍ events held on the east coast cities. Complete with DJs and bars serving up signature Bacardi cocktails, for one night Sydneysiders were transported back to pre-lockout Sydney. BACARDÍ transformed the multi-level venue, World Bar,…