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Bacardi Limited Acquires Ilegal Mezcal

Bacardi Limited Acquires Ilegal Mezcal

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held international spirits company in the world, announced today the completion of a transaction that makes the family-owned company the sole owner of ILEGAL Mezcal, a leading super premium artisanal mezcal. A spokesperson said, “The transaction follows a successful relationship in which... Read more of this article

Liquor Licensed Premises Urged To Be Vigilant

Liquor Licensed Premises Urged To Be Vigilant

Our Island’s celebration should be marked with joy, unity, and harmony, and it is imperative that we, as a community, prioritise the well-being and safety of our citizens, particularly our youth,” said Minister of National Security Michael Weeks, ahead of the Cup Match holiday weekend. A Government spokesperson said, “As we approach... Read more of this article

Burrows, Lightbourn Introduce New Beer

Burrows, Lightbourn Introduce New Beer

Heineken and Burrows, Lightbourn Ltd. introduced Heineken Silver, a new beer that offers an amazingly smooth taste and refreshing finish for beer enthusiasts on the island. A spokesperson said, “Heineken and Burrows, Lightbourn Ltd. are thrilled to introduce Heineken Silver, a new beer that offers an amazingly smooth taste and refreshing finish... Read more of this article

Two Wine Tasting Events Set For Next Month

Two Wine Tasting Events Set For Next Month

Wine Diva Select will be holding two wine tasting events next month. A spokesperson said, “Wine lovers, get ready for an unforgettable evening of sensory indulgence with Wine Diva Select. Jo-Rena, Bermuda’s Wine Diva has announced the latest series by Wine Diva Select. Each experience, starting in July, will take you through an in-depth tasting... Read more of this article

Bacardi Launches New Mango Chile Flavor

Bacardi Launches New Mango Chile Flavor

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardí Rum announces the U.S. launch of its latest flavored rum expression, Mango Chile, which “captures the sweet and spicy flavors of the Mexican fruit snack in every bottle.” A spokesperson said, “After an incredibly successful launch in Mexico, the world’s most awarded rum brand will bring Mango Chile... Read more of this article

Thirst Bermuda To Showcase ‘Cocktail Culture’

Thirst Bermuda To Showcase ‘Cocktail Culture’

Burrows Lightbourn is introducing “Bermuda’s first cocktail month; Thirst Bermuda 2023,” with the company saying they are “looking to invigorate and increase appreciation of cocktail culture on the island.” A spokesperson said, “During the month of April, a host of bars/ restaurants will showcase their spirited creations... Read more of this article

Pineapple, Black Cherry & Mango Dark n Stormy

Pineapple, Black Cherry & Mango Dark n Stormy

In addition to the original Dark ‘n Stormy, Goslings has added three new flavours — Pineapple Dark ‘n Stormy, Black Cherry Dark ‘n Stormy, and Mango Dark ‘n Stormy — with all four available in newly designed cans. “This may be the most significant innovation during my time at Goslings” said E. Malcolm Gosling, 7th Generation... Read more of this article

Review: Burnaby Street’s Hog Penny Pub

Review: Burnaby Street’s Hog Penny Pub

[Written by Dale Butler] Located on 5 Burnaby Street, Hog Penny is Hamilton’s oldest licensed pub and the original inspiration for the Cheers Pub [Bull and Finch] in Boston. This was confirmed with the Cheers Pub owner Tom Kershaw, who visited Bermuda in the 1960s and modeled the Bull and Finch [Now the Cheers Pub and the pub in Boston that inspired... Read more of this article

Bacardi Appoints Roberto Ramirez Laverde

Bacardi Appoints Roberto Ramirez Laverde

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi announced the appointment of Roberto Ramirez Laverde as Global SVP, Bacardi rum, noting that he will be “based in Bermuda, pending authorization by the Bermuda Department of Immigration.” A spokesperson said, “The world’s most awarded rum welcomes back Roberto Ramirez Laverde as Global SVP, Bacardi... Read more of this article

Free 10 Week Bartending Training Program

Free 10 Week Bartending Training Program

Bacardi – in partnership with the Department of Workforce Development — is launching ‘Shake Your Future,’ which offers five people the chance to take part in a free 10-week training program that includes four weeks of training in London, four weeks of work placement in Bermuda, and two weeks of marketing workshops. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Gosling’s Gold Seal One Of “Best Rums”

Gosling’s Gold Seal One Of “Best Rums”

Tasting Table has highlighted Gosling’s Gold Seal as one of the “12 best rums for rum and coke.” The Tasting Table story said, “Rum and coke is a deceptively complex cocktail. Though this rum drink calls for just two ingredients — or three if you count a wedge of lime or a squirt of lime juice — there are many different types of rum,... Read more of this article

‘Peanut Butter S’mores Whiskey’ Unveiled

‘Peanut Butter S’mores Whiskey’ Unveiled

Stillhouse — part of the portfolio of Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited — had a nutty idea for a new flavour, with the company announcing its newest variety, Peanut Butter S’mores Whiskey. A spokesperson said, “With its innovative and unique 100 percent stainless-steel packaging, Stillhouse whiskey chills quickly and reflects... Read more of this article

Jay-Z & Bacardi Reach Deal On Cognac Venture

Jay-Z & Bacardi Reach Deal On Cognac Venture

Music mogul Jay-Z and Bermuda headquartered Bacardi announced a long-term agreement in which Bacardi will acquire a majority interest in the multi-billion-dollar D’USSÉ cognac brand from Jay-Z and “he will retain a significant ownership stake in the brand.” This follows after what has been described as “months of contentious... Read more of this article

Volleyball Wine Night Fundraiser On Feb 17

Volleyball Wine Night Fundraiser On Feb 17

A Wine Night Fundraiser will be held at Gosling’s Winer Cellar in Hamilton to raise money for the Bermuda Volleyball Junior National Programme. Tickets for the event on February 17, from 6 pm to 9 pm, are $60 and include a welcome drink, three glasses of wine and appetisers. The annual raffle draw will be held at 8 pm. For tickets, visit here. Related... Read more of this article

Goslings ‘Dark ‘N Stormy’ Cans Now In U.K.

Goslings ‘Dark ‘N Stormy’ Cans Now In U.K.

Bermuda’s iconic Dark ‘n Stormy is now available in a can in the United Kingdom, with retailer Waitrose selling the Goslings product. The Hull Daily Mail website said, “This year rum is being tipped to be the new gin and Waitrose customers can now easily discover one of the world’s most renowned rum cocktails without having to mix... Read more of this article

Runners Can ‘Refuel’ At Goslings Rum Stops

Runners Can ‘Refuel’ At Goslings Rum Stops

[Written by Stephen Wright] Runners taking to the island’s roads for the PwC Bermuda Marathon and Half Marathon today [January 15] can “refuel” at rum stops along the route. Courtesy of Gosling’s Limited, the half-marathon and half-marathon relay courses will feature two rum stops, and the full marathon will feature three. Photo via Goslings Rum... Read more of this article