Cocktails & Spirits

Cruzan Rum Wants You To Taste Test Their New Flavor

Here's a job that sounds fantastic, even if it is on a volunteer basis - rum taster. Cruzan Rum, the rum of the Virgin Islands, is holding tastings for their new Cruzan Strawberry Rum.

Taste testers will be asked to sample the rum in drinks like the Strawberry Mojito and the Strawberry Lemonade and comment on their respective merits.

The winner of the best Cruzan Strawberry cocktail will be posted on Cruzan's Facebook page.


are free. Try the new Cruzan rum at Sailfish Marina on Singer Island on

Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 20th at 6:30


You can also taste test at E.R. Bradley's Saloon in West Palm

Beach on Thursday, August 18th at 9 p.m., or Saturday August 20th or

August 27th - both at 9 p.m.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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