The Caribbean’s Unique Soggy Dollar Rum

Welcome to the Soggy Dollar blog! We are proud to introduce the Caribbean's newest rum brand, Soggy Dollar Rum. Founded by Jerry O'Connell, proprietor of the legendary Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, this unique rum is sure to become a hit among Caribbean travelers and rum enthusiasts alike!

Soggy Dollar Rum was crafted with the same flavors and atmosphere that make the Soggy Dollar Bar so special. The bar is known for its pristine white sand beach and unblemished casual vibe, which has attracted adventurous boaters for years. When these patrons swim ashore from their boats, they pay for their drinks with soggy dollars – hence the name!

The creation of Soggy Dollar Rum captures this unique experience in a bottle. The rum is made from select Caribbean molasses and blended with spices sourced from all over the world. This smooth blend of flavors creates a truly transportive experience — a perfect mix of Caribbean warmth and exotic spices.

Whether you're exploring white sand beaches or simply enjoying a night at home, Soggy Dollar Rum will take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey! So grab your glass, fill it up with some ice and pour youself an icy cold Soggy Dollar Rum. We promise it won't disappoint!

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The Maker of Soggy Dollar Rum

Soggy Dollar Rum is a Caribbean-based rum brand created by Jerry O'Connell, the proprietor of the renowned Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. O'Connell was inspired by rum's unique, transportive power and sought to create a brand that could capture the essence of his beloved beach bar. He crafted a special blend of aged rums from across the Caribbean, resulting in a smooth and flavorful product that has become a favorite among rum enthusiasts worldwide.

The Origin of Soggy Dollar Rum

The Soggy Dollar Bar is known for its signature rum cocktail, the Painkiller, and their own-branded rum. The Soggy Dollar Rum is made in St. Kitts, a Caribbean island located approximately 160 miles southeast of the British Virgin Isles. The rum is an aged blend of local rums from St. Kitts that are aged in for a minimum of two years before being blended with natural spices, such as nutmeg and cinnamon. This balanced blend creates a smooth flavor that has become well known throughout the Caribbean and beyond.

Is Soggy Dollar Old Rum a Golden Rum?

Yes, Soggy Dollar Old Rum is a golden rum. Crafted with select regional aged rums from across the Caribbean, this spirit is triple distilled from cane sugar molasses and aged in American old oak casks, resulting in its deep golden hue. Its unique character offers an exceptional taste and smoothness.


In conclusion, Soggy Dollar Rum is an innovative rum brand that has its roots in the Caribbean and the legendary Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. It's a unique product that captures the essence of the Caribbean with its transportive flavor and atmosphere. The bar, which was originally accessible only by boat, has bcome a popular destination for travelers looking for an unblemished casual vibe with pristine white sand. With such a perfect combination of flavors and atmosphere, it's no surprise that Soggy Dollar Rum has become one of the most sought-after rums in the Caribbean.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.