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  1. Thread: Rum Forum

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    Currently in love with this one, St Lucia Distillers 1931;

    http://www.saintluciarums.com/1931-fc.html
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    There is a pot still agricole being produced in Georgia that is worth a look. Richland Rum in Richland Ga. is gaining a reputation as a go to whiskey drinkers Rum. Haven't made the road trip yet but...
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    No clear winner from the agricole line up. All the Clement's were popular with a couple people favoring the 6yr over all the others. Others preferred the 10 or the single cask. The Macouba and...
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    The Revelation from SA is the best Jamacian I have had that is available in the US.
    Gotta like a bit of pot still funk to appreciate it. Digging the Cockspur 12, Mount Gay Black Barrel and the...
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    While visiting the Miami Rum Fest it was clear that the classifications of the Rum being judged were senseless and in fact were probably completely driven by marketing departments of large...
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    Correction - The Foursquare bottle that I found intriguing was a Port finish expression, not a Sherry finish.
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    Had an opportunity to taste the new Lost Spirits Rum produced by Davis's new reactor. It's a big step forward from his previous efforts and tasted in isolation seemed to be a fair copy of an aged...
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    It was a good day of Rum sipping ....
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    Tried the Lost Spirits Cuban Inspired Rum last night - Tastes of feinty new make with a helping of peaty smoke and a giant squirt of what tastes like artificial butterscotch flavoring. Very...
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    A couple of very interesting developments in the Rum world last week. This fellow,--...
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    Anyone else from this board heading down to Miami for the Rum Fest?

    http://www.rumrenaissance.com/
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    You guys need to keep in mind that SA bought those barrels of Rum in the islands. They are sure that they didn't add anything after they received them. Before they were in house.........well, it's...
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    Yet more evidence that so many rums have added sugar;

    http://media.wix.com/ugd/979470_0cd43e24c0d24b90ae93816b2afbeaf7.pdf

    This guy at Lost Spirits is doing some really interesting stuff. ...
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    Ran across this flavor/characteristics wheel and thought it was one of the best of this sort of thing I had seen pertaining to Rum/Rhum/Ron. It might help clarify a few things for those just...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/15: Buffalo Trace

    Never had a bad bottle of this and it always struck me as a really good middle of the road classic Bourbon with all the major elements, sweetness, wood and spice, in balance. Over the last few years...
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    Have been enjoying a bottle of Clement Select Barrel. A delightful agricole bottled at 40%. Dangerously easy to drink with no heat at all to speak of, just flavors. This one isn't overly sweet or...
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    Early bottles can be easily identified by the two colors of ribbon on the neck. Current release only has the one color of rough ribbon. Surprisingly the last few older bottles of these I have found...
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    Re: Another Floridian checking in...

    Welcome from Tallahassee. We have a very active group of Bourbon enthusiasts here and always have room for a visitor.
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    Re: Hello from Florida

    Welcome from just down the road in Tallahassee.
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    Sometimes you work so hard looking for something special and unique you begin to overlook the easier to find products. The talk of El Dorado sent me scurrying to the bunker to find a bottle of ED 15...
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    Anyone have any experience with the Blackadder bottles of straight from the barrel, unfiltered, barrel proof rums? Have found both St. Lucia and Fiji rum selections by them. Pricey, and would like...
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    The Lemon Hart 151 arrived yesterday and what a let down. None of the sweet layered complexity balanced against molasses that the dusty version had, this one is all burnt molasses and has an...
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    The Damoiseau was in a tasting was in a recent tasting that featured a lot of agricoles. It was nothing special.

    The Abuelo 12 was a tasty pour and the Abuelo Centuria looks interesting...anyone...
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    Had the pleasure of spending an evening with a couple of pours from an older bottle of Lemon Heart overproof Demerara. Judging by the tax strip and the fact it was a quart bottle I'm guessing it is...
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    Critically sipping Rum is a relatively new phenomina in the USA. Rum has typically been thought of as a mixer or a cocktail ingredient. Your best bet at finding really interesting dusty Rums is in...
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