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Can’t Keep Mum About This Single Barrel Rum: Cruzan
These spirits will definitely give you a rum for your money
"...want to enjoy the taste of Cruzan Single Barrel Rum, citizen, here’s something you don’t have to do...."

Dec. 11, 2015 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Rum Diary
Johnny Depp stars in this adaptation of one of Hunter S. Thompson's earliest novels, which is set in Puerto Rico in 1960 and soaked in booze
"...Paul Kemp, a budding journo-cum-novelist who's living in suspended, rum-infused doldrums while working for the English-language newspaper, The San..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Riding the Wave of Rum Punch
Pleasant Storage Room fuels summer fun with rum
"...www.pleasantrumbar.com..."

May 16, 2014 Food Feature by Gracie Salem

Drink Well Manager Takes First in Annual Don Q Rum Contest
The USBG sends a member to New York in national mixology contest
"...like their delicious Spanish Harlem; a strong, sexy, syrupy rum-spin on a Manhattan. Competitors waited while looking their best,..."

April 24, 2012 Food Post by Meghan Ruth Speakerman

Ta Ra Rum Pum
New Bollywood film about a race-car driver and his family was shot mostly in the U.S.

April 27, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Margaritas vs. Mojitos
It's Mexico vs. Cuba, tequila vs. rum, mix vs. muddle, in this battle for lime-infused-libation-sensation supremacy in the Lone Star State
"...sweetener, club soda, and the Cuban liquor of choice: rum. Like its Mexican cousin, the mojito is refreshingly citrusy..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Drinking for a Cause
Today's Austin food news
"...Rum tastings, culinary road trips, and more in today's food..."

Sept. 28, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Havana-Inspired Bar Created Pleasant Soft Opening
Pre-opening night fun included ceviche bar and communal punch
"...opening Monday, April 21. They wanted to run the rum-forward cocktail list and Caribbean street food-inspired menu past some..."

April 25, 2014 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Party Time With the Captain
'Step Into the Black' party
"...Captain Morgan is celebrating its new dark spiced rum Captain Morgan Black with a U.S. party tour, bringing..."

May 28, 2012 Food Post by Meghan Ruth Speakerman

Serenity
Matthew McConaughey's beach thriller drowns in red herrings
"...Baker Dill, a down-on-his-luck fisherman who’s been marinating in rum on a remote island for years (decades?). He alternately..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
A madcap animated ramble through Kyoto's drinking district
"...too little underwear, impromptu guerrilla street theater, semi-mythical bootleg rum, library police, homemade cold cures, musical numbers, erotic woodblock..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Live by Night
Ben Affleck directs and stars in this period gangster drama
"...rise from stick-up man in Prohibition-era Boston to a rum-runner and unofficial mayor of Tampa, Fla. Joe Coughlin (Affleck)..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Viva
A hairdresser finds his true self in a shabby Havana drag bar
"...smell the layers of makeup and taste the cheap rum in the shabby Havana drag bar prominently featured in..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2010: Animation
This year's five nominees for the best animated short Oscar are available for viewing. This year’s five Academy Award-nominated animated shorts include “A Matter of Loaf and Death,” the latest stop-motion Claymation piece from Nick Park and Aardman; “Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty” by Nicky Phelan; “The Lady and the Reaper" by Recio García; “French Roast” by Fabrice O. Joubert; and the winning “Logorama” by the H5 collective.
"...different: From its opening pull-back shot of a Malibu rum bottle, “Logorama” reconstructs Southern California via the brands that..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

After the Sunset
Possibly the ideal film to more or less ignore while lounging poolside and sipping Jamaican rum, After the Sunset is 100-proof pap.
"...or less ignore while lounging poolside and sipping Jamaican rum, After the Sunset is 100-proof pap that’s as inoffensively..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jackie Brown
Based on Elmore Leonard's novel Rum Punch, this is a fairly straight-ahead, Seventies-styled caper film.
"...you can get it. Based on Elmore Leonard's novel Rum Punch, this is a far cry from the auteur's..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miami Rhapsody
"...clear. It longs to be a Gershwin Manhattan. Easy-listening rum & Coke is more like what it achieves. Even..."

March 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In Custody
"...out to be a drunken ramble, thanks to Nur's rum-besotted fan club who show up at every turn, hoping..."

July 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

King of the Hill
A young boy who's separated from his family spends time in a dilapidated hotel in this Depression-era drama. Soderbergh's film is a lyrical piece of well-crafted passion that doesn't shirk the bleak realities of the time
"...Lester (Brody), a surrogate big-brother with a penchant for rum-running and petty theft, is the closest thing to family..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Thirsty Nickel’s Justin Adame Wins Bartender Appreciation Day Party
Local bartender wins a party and you're invited
"...30 finalists in a contest sponsored by Sailor Jerry Rum and Liquor.com to be named the best for National..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Food Post by Wes Marshall

The Spirits of Texas
Texas spirits to keep your spirits up
"...Daniel Barnes, owner of Treaty Oak Platinum Rum ($20), favors a dry, neutral style of rum using..."

July 29, 2011 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Texas Gets Spirited Away
Taste-testing Texas liquors against the world
"...in the Texas adult-beverage business: liquor. Locally produced vodka, rum, limoncello, and orange liqueur are all available now, and..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Drink Texas This New Year
A guide to holiday boozing for the locavore
"...distillers of good-quality vodkas, corn whiskey, malt whiskey, bourbon, rum, and various fruit liqueurs. For those of us who..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
Fabulous Texas rum on the cheap
"...Railean Rum..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Hot Takes
What to drink with the fieriest salsas at the AC Hot Sauce Festival
"...funky tropical fruit notes already present in the Jamaican rum. Although it isn't made with hot sauce, it'll do..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Mojito
"...1.5 ounces light rum..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Can I interest you in some rum, frozen margaritas, gelato, and/or Butter Beer?
"...local microdistillery venture that is producing Treaty Oak Platinum Rum. The rum can claim the distinction of being the..."

July 20, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Evening Joe
Caffe del Fuego elevates coffee liqueur
"...daiquiri variation that uses coffee flavors to highlight the rum...."

Aug. 7, 2015 Food Feature by Melody Fury

40 Songs to Make You Feel Better (or Worse) About Drinking
A sampling of drinking songs local, south of the border, and global
"...ode to pre-mixed cans of OJ, vodka, and dark rum as a definitive party anthem. – Libby Webster “Champagne..."

July 13, 2018 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Mixed Metaphors
These craft cocktails are for the books
"...the preferred libations of the ship's epicurean captain, while rum (either drunk straight or in punch) was the sailor's..."

June 17, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

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