Tom and Jerry, eggnog’s hot and spicy cousin, is the subject of my most recently blog post for Etsy–you can read it here. Although the drink was invented in the 1840s, it had an inexplicable return to popularity in the 1940s. While trying to uncover the reason, I came across this full-age add for The Rums of Puerto Rico, from LIFE magazine, February 23, 1953.
The above gathering is clearly very manly. Below, a few cocktail suggestions using the “Greatest Winter Drink,” rum. The full-page ad can be viewed here.