Bones Rum

As we prepared for a recent USVI adventure, we read about the Bones Rum shops in St. Thomas and St. John and had to add it to the list of places to visit. Little did we know, we would actually end up visiting both Bones Rum locations the same day!

We weren’t able to find an address for the Bones Rum Shop in St. Thomas but read that it was located across from Charlotte Amalie, so we started walking. After searching a bit, we ran right into it. It’s located on Waterfront Drive just a little west of where you catch the ferry (from Charlotte Amalie) to St. John.

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 Bones Rum Store in St. Thomas

The store carries a variety of branded merchandise and features a bar with free rum tasting and “self pour drinks” – excellent concept! We eagerly agreed to the free rum tasting and must agree with the Bones Rum slogan “Smooth Rum for the Rough Seas”…

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For $8.00 you can  get a glass of one of the featured varieties of frozen drinks (including Painkillers) and then add the rum yourself. For an extra $3.00 you can get it in a Bones Rum glass that you can take home.

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We sampled some of their tasty BBQ sauces along with our rum drinks.

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We ran out to catch the ferry to St. John and as we got off the ferry in Cruz Bay – there was the other Bones Rum store! Great location and it had the crowd to prove it.

UPDATE – apparently the Cruz Bay Bones Rum Shop location has been closed. We’re leaving the info in this post, but be sure to visit Bones Rum now at their St. Thomas location.

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 Bones Rum Store in St. John

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We took a quick tour through this location too and left with a handout of their famous rum drinks and a bottle of Bones Rum. Bones Rum is only available right now at their store on St. John and St. Thomas, so be sure to bring a bottle home if you like it.

Here’s one of the recipe’s from the Bones Recipe Card

Pirates Grog
(makes one)

2. oz. Bones Rum
2 oz. water
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
1 tsp Brown Sugar
2 cloves
1 Cinnamon Stick

Heat in a saucepan and serve in a mug.

Find the Bones Rum Store on our  St. Thomas Map

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  1. Hello,
    Is there a website for purchasing Bones Rum?
    Thank you!!

  2. paul schemers says:

    This is the best place and rum