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Story Behind the Song: Jerry Diaz, “Rum in Pensacola”

Jerry Diaz is a multiple award winning Trop Rock singer / songwriter from the Texas Gulf Coast. Jerry and his band, Hanna’s Reef, entertain all over the country showcasing Jerry’s original songs along with a few well picked covers. Jerry is known for his wildly successful event, Pardi Gras, held each year in New Orleans …

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Enjoy Free Rum Tastings at Koloa Rum Co. in Kauai

Rum has always been my favorite spirit, dating back to my first taste of Bacardi and Seven-Up decades ago. Imagine my delight at learning about a rum tasting room at the Kilohana Plantation in Kauai, which is known as the “Garden Island of Hawaii.” We recently spent a week on Kauai and had a great …

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Hawaiian Mai Tai Recipe (A Closely Guarded Secret)

This Hawaiian Mai Tai recipe is the ultimate in classic tiki cocktails made with rum and tropical flavors. My search for the best Mai Tai recipe in Hawaii added a little extra fun to our vacation! I was in Kauai for a week recently and found two different near-perfect delectable libations of the Mai Tai …

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Strawberry Rum Punch Recipe (So Easy!)

This Strawberry Rum Punch is a tasty summer cocktail that will dazzle your friends! It’s one of my favorite strawberry rum drinks. It’s easy to make a big batch of this rum punch recipe, which includes ginger ale, limeade, strawberry daiquiri mix and fresh fruits. A really easy sipper with a light fizz and a …

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Trop Rock CD Review: Sunny Jim “Rum Shoes”

He’s done it again! Award winning singer/songwriter and talented musician, James “Sunny Jim” White releases his 10th Trop Rock album titled Rum Shoes. Sunny Jim’s Rum Shoes Album An enjoyable blend of island sounds from Reggae, Hawaiian and Calypso to a little Country and Surfer Rock, it’s a real tropical oasis flowing from the speakers. …

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Soggy Dollar Painkiller Drink Recipe from British Virgin Islands

The Soggy Dollar Painkiller drink recipe is a rum, pineapple, orange and coconut tropical drink and a must-have cocktail when visiting the British Virgin Islands (BVIs). It’s a tangy and refreshing cocktail that is easy to make at home too. If you love a taste of the tropics, then this Painkiller drink recipe is exactly …

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