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Murray’s Fish and Jerk Hut bigger and better than ever

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter
Mixologist Maurice Chung whipping up one of his eexciting Appleton cocktails.
Fish and chips anyone?
Candice Edwards bites into the juicy jerked pork.
This jerked chicken pasta is full of flavorful and creamy to satisfy the discerning taste of pasta lovers.
One appetiser that we all can enjoy - stamp and go.
The tender charcoal chicken cooked to perfection is a must try.
This jerk cocktail is one of the custom cocktails at Murray's new bar.
Yes it's a curry cocktail and all we can say is try it, you will not be disappointed.
Get the best of not two but three with this jerk sampler.
Enjoying a jerk daiquiri are Raheem Vaughan (left) and PJ Wright served by Jacqueline Fuller.
Renee Maragh (left) and Sheikay Vassell enjoy a girls night out at the new Appleton Bar at Murray's Fish and Jerk Hut in Clarendon.
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Murray's Fish and Jerk Hut has made an addition to the chill spot the Appleton Estate Murray's Chillin Bar.

Last Friday was the launch of the Appleton Estate Murray's Chillin Bar. Guests got to indulge in a bit of the old and all of the new. They could indulge in their favourite bottled-beverage or try something new and spicy like the jerk and curry cocktail. It was made with natural herbs and spices, crushed to perfection in Appleton Signature, with a few house secrets.

Owner Courtney Murray said that the bar was established due to the demand from customers. While the chill spot is famous for its jerk and fish options, when it came to a bar, the options were limited. It was time to expand.

They solicited Appleton to become partners in this endeavour, and the two agreed that this would be a perfect match. So, after 18 months, everything came together.

Wray and Nephew's Commercial Director Cecil Smith shared Murray's sentiments about the partnership being inevitable. He said that when approached by Murray, there was no hesitation.

There is no better place to stop and refresh yourself after visiting Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth.

The bar menu includes charcoal chicken tender and flavourful, and maybe one of the biggest hits on the menu. There is also the jerk sampler, which has a bit of jerk pork, sausages, and chicken. Also, there is delectable jerk chicken pasta, as well as fish fillet and fries. Last, but certainly not least, is the stamp and go.

The formalities at the launch were brief, so patrons had time to work up a sweat to DJ Squeeze, cool down, then start all over again to their hearts' content.