Episode 78: Tanduay Silver and Gold

5 Minutes of Rum episode 78: Tanduay Silver and Tanduay Gold, back on the Inside the Desert Oasis Room podcast, and two cocktails: the Tawi-Tawi and the Virgin Island Kula.


Virgin Island Kula


2 oz Tanduay silver rum (lightly aged column still rum)
1 oz fresh white grapefruit juice
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1 pinch of salt (optional)

Shake ingredients with ice cubes. Strain into a Collins (or rocks glass) filled with fresh ice. Top with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Virgin Island Kula
by Ray Buhen, published by Jeff Berry in Potions of the Caribbean

1 oz apricot brandy (Luxardo)
1 oz dry gin (Beefeater)
1 oz Tanduay Gold (Gold Virgin Islands) rum
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz orange juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz orgeat
1/2 oz soda water

Shake with ice cubes. Pour into a Collins glass, a rocks glass, or a tiki mug. Garnish with a cherry and an orange slice.

Episode 77: Plantation Single Cask Barbados XO

5 Minutes of Rum episode 77: Plantation Single Cask Barbados XO, Boston Cocktails: Drunk & Told, and the Marshall Islands Swizzle.

Plantation lining the back Bar at Devil's Reef.

Marshall Islands Swizzle
2 oz Plantation Barbados rum (Plantation 5)
1/2 oz ginger syrup
1/2 oz honey syrup
1 oz lime juice

Add all ingredients to a collins class, fill with crushed ice, and swizzle until the glass frosts over. Add more ice to fill and stir. Garnish with 5-6 dashes of Angostura bitters. Add a fun swizzle stick and a straw.