The Rum Diary Quotes by Hunter S. Thompson
Rum Rum will serve you well, but it... - El Rum Rum de la Habana
National Rum Day falls on Aug. She took a little time away from her work to school me in all things rum and I left our conversation feeling inspired by her passion and I like to say through the back door. I started working in hospitality during college as a side gig as a barista. I worked at a Starbucks in Providence. I got really obsessive — when I was off work, I was reading about coffee, cupping at home, etc. When I get into something, I get really into it.
You can help confirm this entry by contributing facts, media, and other evidence of notability and mutation. Why is the rum gone? The line became an instant classic as fans began using it in images and videos. The movie line occurs in the scene where Captain Jack Sparrow and Elizabeth Swan have been thrown overboard the Black Pearl by Captain Hector Barbossa and his crew and two end up stranded on a dessert island. Jack, having been stranded on the island before reveals to Elizabeth an underground Rum Cellar which is how he survived the first time he was there. That night Jack and Elizabeth drink rum and and dance around a large bonfire. Elizabeth, having only pretended to have been drinking waits until Jack is passed out and begins to burn use everything on the island to create a signal fire so that they may be rescued.
When people think of rum, they first think of brands like Malibu and Captain Morgan—flavored and spiced spirits that are extremely sweet, and usually mixed with Coke or slowly squeezed out of a frozen daiquiri machine. But this is actually a really good time to be a rum drinker, with high-quality brands available from both large and small distilleries for sipping neat or mixing into a cocktail. People look at rum as an unregulated, duplicitous spirit. There is some truth to this, as bottles often have numbers that are mistaken for age statements, or sugar and other additives that are used to adulterate the flavor. There are also specific regulations regarding rum production, but they vary from country to country, which can be confusing for consumers. Rum has been and remains an important cocktail ingredient.
By Zan Kong Aug. I was born and raised in Canada as a first-generation Canadian. The majority of my family going back three or four generations before me are all Jamaican—Chinese-Jamaican, if you want to be specific. But growing up in Jamaica, rum is the spirit of the island, and far supersedes being just another spirit. Your exposure to rum on the island happens a lot earlier, and there is a deep-rooted cultural aspect to rum drinking, rum bars, and rum use on the island. You cannot talk about the history of most Caribbean islands without talking about slavery, colonialism, and the sugar trade.