Here at Calabash, our drinks program is designed to give you an authentic taste of the Caribbean. We are proud to host the largest selection of rums available to the consumer in Vancouver and encourage you to open your taste buds and try a diverse and fantastic spirit, brimming with a rich, colourful, controversial and sometimes sinister history.
Our handcrafted cocktails are a small showcase of the drinks we are able to create and use traditional Caribbean flavours utilizing house made syrups and fresh ingredients.
Let our bartenders guide you on a journey through rum. Be you novice or expert, there’s a rum for everyone.
Calabash Dark and Stormy
Ginger infused rum, Housemade Ginger Beer, Ginger Syrup, Lime Juice, Angostura Bitters $12
Flor de Cana 4, Coconut Water, Chambord, Violette, Lemongrass, Mint, Lemon $12
Krack Into Paradise
Kracken Spiced Rum, Vanilla infused Rum, Simple Syrup, Lemon, Mint, Pineapple Juice $12
Calabash Rum Punch
Wray & Nephew Rum, Vanilla infused Rum, Housemade fruit punch-Soursop, Guava, Pineapple, Passionfruit & Spices $12
Barrel Aged Cocktail
Changing! Ask you server for details $15
Havana Club 3 Rum, Havana Club 7 Rum, Housemade Orgeat, Cointreau, Lime $12
Choice of Rum (Appleton Reserve, Bacardi 8 Diplomatico Reserva, English Harbour 5, Flor de Cana 7, Havana Club 7, Mount Gay) Lime, Simple Syrup, Nutmeg $12
Flor de Cana 4, Banana Liquer, Lemon Juice, Pineapple Anise Bitters $11
Bacardi 4 Rum, Housemade Cola, lime wedges $11
Get Up Sour
Baron Samedi Spiced rum, Sombra Mezcal, Hibiscus Syrup, Lemon, Egg White $12
Reggae on Broadway
Chili infused Tequila, Diplomatico Reserva, Mango Puree, Lime Juice, Lime Leaf $12
El Dorado 12, Tamarind Syrup, Soursop Juice, Pineapple Juice, Baron Samedi Spiced Rum Float $12
Kingston Ol’ Fashioned
Appleton Reserve, Ginger Syrup, Black Walnut Bitters $11
There’s no need to be overwhelmed by the large choice of rums available at Calabash!
Choose one of the flights below to try some of our favourites side by side. Each flight comes with tasting notes so you can look for flavours to find out which rum suits you. As always, our bartenders are on hand to further advise and help you.
Welcome to Rum
Diplomatico Reserva, Eldorado 12, Matusalem 15 – $20
Mercy É Lago
Bacardi 4, Bacardi 8, Bacardi 10 – $22
Mount Gay XO, El Dorado 12, Appleton 12 – $25
The Island Backroads
Brugal 1888, Flor de Cana 12, Bumbu – $30
The Big 3
Ron Zacapa 23, Parce 12, Zaya Gran Reserva – $45
Diplomatico Exclusiva, Santa Teresa 1796, Millionario 15 – $32
We have the largest rum collection in Vancouver!
Spanning across 7 different countries, our list is too numerous to list and update here. Come down and check it out for yourself. And Please feel free to talk to your server if you would like us to find a rum which we think would suit your tastes, and while mixers are available, we heartily recommend trying our rums in their fantastic natural form.
La Vielle Ferme Luberon $9
Gray Monk Riesling $9
Freixenet Brut Cava $9
La Vielle Ferme Ventoux $9
Two Oceans Cab Sauv merlot $9
Casamigos Blanco $10/$15
Casamigos Reposado $12/$18
Crown Royal $6.50/$10
Evan Williams $6.50/$10
Forty Creek $6.50/$10
Buffalo Trace $7.50/$10
Glenmorangie 10 $10.50/$16
Ardbeg 10 $13/$20.50
Balvenie Caribbean Cask $14.50/$22
Glenfiddich 21 Rum Cask $41.50/$63
Four Winds IPA $6.50
33 Acres Ocean $6.50
Parkside Pilsner $6.50
Dageraad Rotating $6.50
Strange Fellows Rotating $6.50
Moody Ales Rotating $6.50
Hibiscus and ginger cold tea, simple syrup, 7-up
Housemade ginger beer, Ginger syrup, fresh lime, Cinnamon
Guava, Passionfruit, Pineapple, Soursop Juices, Lime, Sorrel
Come Check Out Our Basement
For 5 nights a week, we feature live performances of reggae, hip-hop, funk, and poetry. Local artists are making Calabash an epi-centre of the Vancouver music scene. There is a DJ spinning all evening loungin’. Music is essential to the Calabash experience where the island sound is bumping all day.