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June 15, 2010

Joe Squared has a delicious-sounding new drink menu

Need a rum-bly in your tumbly?

Joe Squared has just the thing. Last month, the restaurant/bar in the (deep breath) Station North Arts and Entertainment District (whew) launched a new rum-based cocktail menu. Owner Joe Edwardsen says the drinks are pretty popular -- especially the Ginger Basil Mojito and Rum Fizzle.

Here's the whole list ...

Traditional Rum Drinks

Caipiriña $8.00
Cachaça, Lime and Brown Sugar
(served over ice)

Mojito $3.00 +rum
Rooftop Spearmint, Evaporated Cane Juice and Lime Juice (muddled together with soda and your pick of rum)

Bahama Mama $8.00
Brinley Coconut, Brinley Coffee, Copa De Oro, Pineapple Juice and Sour Mix

Mai Tai $8.00
Brugal, Mt. Gay, and Cruzan Black Strap, Fresh Orange and Pineapple Juices, Amaretto, Copa De Oro and Hazelnut Liqueur

Rum Swizzle $9.00
Mt Gay Eclipse, Velvet Falernum, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, Grenadine, and Angostura Bitters

Planter's Punch $7.00
Coruba, Fresh Orange Juice, Lemon Juice and Grenadine

New Takes

Spicy Orange Caipiriña
House Cajun spiced Rum, Aged Cachaça, Orange Juice, Lime Juice, Orange Juice, Salt and Brown Sugar

Ginger Basil Mojito
Rooftop Basil, House Gingered Rum, Evaporated Cane Juice, Lime and Soda

Joe Mama
Castries Peanut Rum Cream, Wray and Nephew Over Proof Rum, Brinley Coffee, Lime Juice and Pineapple Juice

Grapefruit Juice, Lime Juice, Orange Zest, Cointreau, Almond Syrup, Sugar, Orange Bitters, Brugal, Velvet Falernum, Mt. Gay and Cruzan Black Strap

Rum Fizzle
Oronoco, Egg White, Gomme Syrup, Velvet Falernum, Grapefruit Juice, Lime Juice, Orange Juice, Grapefruit Bitters and Soda

Gentrified Punch
Ten Cane Rum, Grapefruit Juice, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Cranberry Juice, Soda, and Rhubarb Bitters

Thirsty yet?

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:07 PM | | Comments (2)


Thirsty for SNAED

Oh man, Cruzan Black Strap. If you've never had this I highly suggest it. Deliciously dark with a nice molasses character to it. YUM.

But then again, I may be biased since I've moved to St. Croix and work near the Cruzan Rum factory...

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