Translated by Aya Kuroki
Enjoy Drinking On the Ocean in Funabashi at Rum Bar “deepblues”
Written by Takahide Aoyagi
Rum is often being sipped on by one-eyed pirates. Now you too can enjoy a drink on the waves at Bar Deep Blue!
There are many types of drinks around the world, but do you know about “rum”, which is sometimes called the pirate’s drink? In this article, we will introduce a bar where you can enjoy rum to the maximum - this bar is called “deepblues”.
”deepblues” - A Bar Aboard Specializing in Rum!
“deepblues” is a bar which opened in 2006 to support maintaining public order and conserving the environment of the sea. At this bar in Funabashi which specializes in rum, you can enjoy many different variations of rum collected from all over the world!
To enjoy a good drink, the location is very important too! And guess what? At “deepblues”, a boat has been turned into a bar. The bar provides a chance for its customers to experience drinking rum on a ship just like the pirates did. To get to the bar, you cross a bridge and hop onto the anchored boat.
Choose the Rum Beverage Perfect for You!
There are many types of rum in the bar - that is, more than 350 different types in total!
There are so many types of rum, it’s so difficult to choose which one to order……
Don’t be worried. The shop owner SAKU has the Japanese Rum Association’s Rum Concierge qualification, so he can choose the perfect rum beverage for you based on your likings!
Through drinking many types of rum, you may become fascinated in the profound world of rum.
Recommendations of deepblues
Here we’ll introduce the drinks you should try out when you go to deepblues.
- Genuine Mojito
The most popular rum beverage, the mojito, can be drunk in many shops. However, at deep blues you can drink a more genuine mojito which you can’t drink anywhere else!
Mojito carefully made by the very hands of a rum concierge. The fresh taste of mint spreads inside your mouth.
Even if you have tried mojito before, there’s no doubt you’ll still be surprised by the amazing taste! This mojito is a speciality of this rum bar “deepblues” and is a must-try.
- Rum-soaked cocktails? Let’s Try the Rum Punch!
Since this bar specializes in rum, they can also provide rum punches. There are not only fruit punches with many kinds of fruits, but they also have an unusual type of rum punch with chilli peppers in it.
Rum Punch “Mix Berry” 700yen
This photo is a photo of one of the many types of rum punch, the “Mix Berry” punch.
In this bottle there are strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries soaked in rum. You can enjoy the sweet and sour flavour and the pleasant smell from the many types of berries soaked in rum. We’ll try this on the rocks, in the way the shop owner recommended.
- Highly Recommended! Smoked and Salted Pork
At deep blues, we recommend pirate-style meat dishes as well.
Smoked and Salted Pork 1200yen
This is a photo of smoked and salted pork made in the same way as the pirates did. This is served with two types of sauce and sauerkraut, together with bread and homemade rum raisins.
The main characteristic of this delicacy is its smoked flavour and the pork’s tenderness. Why don’t you order this delicious meat together with some rum?
Deepblues - A Delicious and Fun On-Boat Drinking Experience
“deep blues” is a bar where you can enjoy drinking the perfect rum beverage on the perfect location, aboard a boat.
Drinking rum on a ship is really a fascinating experience. Check out deepblues where you can experience the distinct atmosphere of this bar and simply have a great time.
Address: 3-8 Minatomachi, Funabashi, Chiba
Opening Hours: 18:00～24:00 / Last Order: 23:30
Access: 15 minute walk from JR Funabashi Station South Exit and Keisei Funabashi Station
Price: 500yen and over (food: 300yen and over), charge and membership are free
Official HP: RUMBAR deepblues