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Ron de Jeremy

May 18, 2011
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I honestly don’t think that there has been a rum – or any product for that matter – that I have had more people ask me for my opinion on in hushed tones than Ron de Jeremy. There’s a palpable amount of intrigue surrounding this new product. Here you have a product that has been […]

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Admiral Rodney Extra Old St. Lucia Rum

January 31, 2011
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We all have our first loves. They’re the ones that we never forget and that always have a special place in our hearts. They’re the ones that caught us by surprise, made us feel things we had never felt before and opened a whole new world to us – new textures and flavors all for […]

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Zaya Gran Reserva

June 22, 2010
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While many rums embrace the pervasive idea that rum is a mixer to be poured with cola or blended with coconut water and never taken alone, others are fighting against the collegiate stereotype and attempting to establish the category as one equal in sophistication to whiskey or brandy.  Zaya is one of the latter. Zaya […]

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Dos Maderas PX

May 4, 2010
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While most aged rums are aged solely in used bourbon casks, several rum makers have been experimenting with finishing their rums in other types of wood, like used sherry casks. At the forefront of this movement are the Dos Maderas rums.

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Palmetto Cocktail

October 26, 2009
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Vermouth is a mainstay of classical cocktails.  The various red, white, sweet, and dry fortified wines show up all over the place in recipes involving whiskey, gin, vodka, and even rum. Vermouth is also the theme for this month’s Mixology Monday, graciously hosted by the the pseudonymous “Vidiot” at the Cocktailians blog.  As Vidiot notes, […]

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