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Reaktion’s Edible Series includes books on food, beverages, and culinary techniques – you can see the whole list here.

For those who are interested in Tiki-era drinks, memorabilia, and culture, a visit to Tiki Central is a must.

Of course, the authority on all tiki drinks is Beachbum Berry, whose blog is a fountain of information.

The labels from rum bottles often feature beautiful art, and Peter’s Rum Labels has the definitive online collection of rum labels through history. It is sorted by country or company, and often has historical information about rum production. The site is headquartered in the Czech Republic but is maintained in good English. is one of the more interesting websites about the history and technique of bartending, and there are many articles about rum drinks. is an excellent source for rum reviews – sign up and recipes and reviews will be in your inbox every month.