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1 hour ago, berto said:

The most recent K&L Faultline Hampden and a bottle of Richland arrived Monday.

Let us know what you think when you pop that Hampden!

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Was reminded of why I do this whole "go to work" thing today...

Recently, I ordered three bottles of rum. When they showed up, only two had survived the journey.  Well, I reached out to the vendor and they assured me a replacement would be sent. As grateful as I w

Check out the sugar crystals lining the plasti-cork of the 20th Anniversary Plantation… it's basically a liqueur.    

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At a price less than Mount Gay XO, I prob would've grabbed multiple myself. I like foursquare, I also tend to think some of the LE are overpriced for what they are, but not at that price!

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17 hours ago, kevinbrink said:

Despite temptation I left a whole row of these on the shelf for a hell of a price.

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Hmm, you really ought to think about picking up a few of the LE 12- I'm pretty sure that price is an error

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6 minutes ago, RWBadley said:

Hmm, you really ought to think about picking up a few of the LE 12- I'm pretty sure that price is an error

It's definitely an error, I have one already and I like it but my bunker is way too full already with stuff I won't get to for years. 

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22 hours ago, kevinbrink said:

It's definitely an error, I have one already and I like it but my bunker is way too full already with stuff I won't get to for years. 

Bummer. Quick get some friends over for a rum party! Attack the bottles with the least in them first...

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On 12/9/2018 at 7:40 PM, kevinbrink said:

Despite temptation I left a whole row of these on the shelf for a hell of a price.

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RMC12SE IMO, this is the most underappreciated bottle of rum out there.

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I got my first bottle of Foursquare today. I tried it at a restaurant a few months ago and really enjoyed it. 

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I got my first bottle of Foursquare today. I tried it at a restaurant a few months ago and really enjoyed it. 
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That’s a good one!
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49 minutes ago, lcpfratn said:


That’s a good one!

Yep.  That 4RSB looks tasty!  

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Yep.  That 4RSB looks tasty!  

I made that one too easy for you Joe, but remember...this is the rum thread!
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The 2005 is the best I've tried this far.  Better than 2004, Zin Cask, Premise, havent opened Dominus yet.  I prefer the Bajan rums at this point I my taste journey.  Jamaicans are solid too, but the Foursquare and Mount Gay definitely are my preference 

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17 minutes ago, lcpfratn said:


I made that one too easy for you Joe, but remember...this is the rum thread!

Heehee!  You know, I couldn’t resist!  :D

I really like the 2004 over the 2005, though.  

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Heehee!  You know, I couldn’t resist!  [emoji3]
I really like the 2004 over the 2005, though.  

Yeah, I knew you couldn’t resist. I still haven’t sat down to do a SBS with the 2004 and 2005 yet, but the first time I had the 2005 I thought that too, but now I’m not so sure. Regardless of which one is your favorite, they are both very good rums.
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5 minutes ago, lcpfratn said:


Yeah, I knew you couldn’t resist. I still haven’t sat down to do a SBS with the 2004 and 2005 yet, but the first time I had the 2005 I thought that too, but now I’m not so sure. Regardless of which one is your favorite, they are both very good rums.

I think the 2005 drinks pretty hot, which is why it doesn’t resonate well with me. 

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On 12/14/2018 at 8:55 PM, smokinjoe said:

I think the 2005 drinks pretty hot, which is why it doesn’t resonate well with me. 

I did a SBS with the 2004 and 2005 and agree the 2005 is much hotter. It really surprised me as I was expecting them to be more similar and, if anything, for the 2005 to be smoother with the extra year of age. I was disappointed, however, I’ve had it a few times since then and have really enjoyed it. Whether on its own or with the 2004, now that I know it’s there I can enjoy its punch in the mouth. Sometimes you just want something raw and this fills the bill. I have several bottles of each and can enjoy them both for their uniqueness. 

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Picked this up today. I’m really digging, fruit and caramel on the nose, really well balanced. At just under four years I’d obviously prefer a few more years but not much. It’s a single barrel, appears to aged in new oak barrels, at 94.6 proof, think I’ll buy more.

It even has one of those tacky barrel stickers, this one being a Spongebob crabby patty restaurant.

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Picked this barrel pick up today of Clement. Had high expectations but pretty disappointed. It’s not bad but not a whole lot going on and tastes it’s age. Too bad, I had another rhum agricole from JM similar age that I enjoyed a lot more. If this had at least six years I’m sure it would be great.

 

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I’m think it might be interesting to blend with something like 12yr Doorly’s.

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