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Totally Florida Holiday cocktail gives fresh twist to Martinis & Mistletoe

The Straw Hat Barmen made an appearance at the recent Martinis & Mistletoe event in Melbourne, Florida, sharing a cocktail with a Florida-fresh philosophy. The Totally Florida Holiday cocktail is made with ingredients totally from Florida. The gin is from the St. Augustine Distillery in St. Augustine, Florida. The juices are from Harvey’s Groves in […]

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What makes a liquor handmade? Courts may decide

More and more people are asking questions about their where their food comes from and how it is produced. It’s only natural that people are beginning to ask the same questions about the provenance of what’s in their cocktail as well. It’s a well-known fact that marketing plays a huge role in the success or […]

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Sipping around the world at Rum Renaissance 2015

After a few days of recovery and reflection, we have come down from the lovely cloud of rum we floated upon for three days in Miami. The Straw Hat Barmen had the pleasure of attending the largest rum festival in the world. Rum Renaissance is held every year in Miami. It attracts people from many […]

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