Rum Wild

Rum—and its relatives of yore distilled from byproducts of the sugar cane plant—had a centuries-long history on the open seas aboard Navy vessels and pirate ships before striking land in the Caribbean for mass-production in the 1600s. There have been changes and a lot of geographic expansion along the way, but the adventurous, sea-centric soul…

Cachaça Cocktails in the Wild

Happy Labor Day! We hope that everyone has had a relaxing long weekend free of work and full of cocktails! In case you’re hankering for a few more, today we’ve got the monthly roundup of images from our community of subscribers enjoying their August cocktails from the Cachaça-ing the Dream Box. Use #shakerandspoon to be considered for a feature! The…

Cachaça-ing the Dream

While the entire world flocks to Brazil this August for the Rio Olympics, we’re transporting you there “in spirit” with cachaça cocktails! Brazil’s most common distilled alcoholic beverage (they have over 5,000 different brands of the stuff!) is similar to rum, but distinct too. If you’re not too familiar with this liquor, check out our…