Warm tropical breezes, lazy days walking along the beach while steel drums tap out soft Caribbean rhythms; these are the images that rum brings to mind. A spirit born in the tropics, rum has captivated our imagination and earned a place among the most popular alcoholic beverages. Now with help from this fully illustrated guide, anyone can learn to mix rum with tropical fruits, juices and other spirits to create such classics as the Mai Tai, Hot Buttered Rum, or the Brass Monkey. Modern rum drinks are also featured, such as the Fluffy Duck, the Between the Sheets, and even the Bee's Kiss. In all, over 30 rum drinks are presented, along with insightful information about rum's history and lore.