Bartenders Tell Us Their Favorite Rums For Mixing Summertime Cocktails

Coconut Cartel/Ron Zacapa/The Real McCoy/Sailor Jerry/istock/Uproxx Around these parts, we enjoy light, boozy cocktails all year long. But it’s hard to dispute their special appeal during the summer months. Sun-filled, humid late-July days are well-suited to drinks made with vodka, tequila, gin, mezcal, and rum. And it’s the final spirit listed in that rogue’s gallery …

We Blind Taste Tested Spiced Rums And Found An Undeniable Winner

Uproxx Spiced rum and summer vibes are great partners. While spiced rum is supposed to be spicy, it’s often far more on the sweeter side of things. Sure cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and maybe some chili pepper make appearances. But, you’re really paying for a sweeter dark rum with the harder edges sanded down by added …

Inside the Controversy Surrounding Michael B. Jordan’s New Rum Brand

Michael’s rum brand, J’Ouvert (pronounced as “jou-vay”), is a name that comes from Caribbean culture. J’Ouvert is a festival that originates from Trinidad and Tobago where residents celebrated their emancipation from slavery. Those who have criticized Michael for choosing this name for his rum brand say that it is because he has no apparent ties …