COCKSPUR Rum Launches Summer Entertaining Recipe Collection

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Barbados rum inspires culinary and cocktail creations for at-home, summer entertaining.

Summer is a time for being outdoors and relaxing with friends which is what inspired our food and cocktail booklet,” said David Meyers, who manages Cockspur Rum in the US. “Rum in general evokes images of the islands and fun in the sun. So we commissione

COCKSPUR USA, marketer of the award-winning Barbadian brand, Cockspur Rum, has announced the launch of a collection of summer entertaining recipes.

Cockspur Rum has introduced a collection of both food and drink recipes inspired by barbecues, parties and gatherings for the upcoming summer season. The booklet features many delectable recipes including Coconut Crusted Shrimp and Chicken with Bajan Hula Sauce, the fruit-filled Bajan Sling punch, as well as the makings for a Bajan Party Bar. These creations sprung from the inventive minds of industry experts Shaun Daugherty and Paul Higgins.

Shaun Daugherty has been in the bar and restaurant business for 25 years working in various roles such as bartender, trainer and manager. When he is not at his head bartending gig, Shaun is building his own business, Your At Home Bar, LLC. This web-based pursuit introduces food and drink recipes via YouTube channel, Shaun the Bartender. Until the website YourAtHomeBar.com launches in mid-2012, you can enjoy his “Drink of the Day” at Shaun The Bartender.

Paul Higgins, a 40-year veteran of the hospitality industry, serves as a culinary advisor for Your At Home Bar, LLC. His culinary talent, practiced in hotels, restaurants, cruise lines and private aviation, has earned him many honors including the American Culinary Federation Certified Executive Chef, as well as their Cleveland Chapter’s “Chef of the Year”.

“Summer is a time for being outdoors and relaxing with friends which is what inspired our food and cocktail booklet,” said David Meyers, who manages Cockspur Rum in the US. “Rum in general evokes images of the islands and fun in the sun. So we commissioned food and drink recipes with a laid-back attitude.” The recipe booklets will be available in stores and can be downloaded on Cockspur Rum USA’s Facebook page or this Summer Entertaining link.

Cockspur Fine Rum, which is used in all the food and cocktail recipes, recently won a Double Gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and had the distinction of being named “Best Gold Rum”.

More About Cockspur Rum
Barbados is generally considered the birthplace of rum and COCKSPUR Rum was founded there in 1884. With its proud and colorful rooster icon, COCKSPUR has been an integral part of island life for over 125 years. COCKSPUR Rum is distilled from island cane molasses and Barbados’ own coral-filtered water. Using both column-still and pot-still distillation methods, the rum is then aged in American oak bourbon barrels. This combination of aging and blending creates the smooth character for which COCKSPUR is renowned. COCKSPUR Fine Rum is a golden amber rum and is the flagship brand. COCKSPUR 12 Bajan Crafted Rum is made from the oldest rums kept on reserve at the distillery.

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