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The Black Tot

The Velier is too heavy on an unbalanced Caroni profile. Thought  I was going to love it but I won't be buying another.

 

The Rasta Morris is a monster bottle - but at a monster price.

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lcpfratn

Paul, Those all look very interesting! I’m assuming you got these somewhere outside the US given the bottle size.

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The Black Tot
1 minute ago, lcpfratn said:

Paul, Those all look very interesting! I’m assuming you got these somewhere outside the US given the bottle size.

 

Indeed Jeff. The clue is in my location under my avatar ;)

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lcpfratn
 
Indeed Jeff. The clue is in my location under my avatar

Well, I’m usually using Tapatalk when I’m on the forum, and the location doesn’t show up in that App. Besides, who can keep up with where you are in the world at any given time, except for you?
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The Black Tot
2 minutes ago, lcpfratn said:


Well, I’m usually using Tapatalk when I’m on the forum, and the location doesn’t show up in that App. Besides, who can keep up with where you are in the world at any given time, except for you? emoji6.png

 

I struggle myself.

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tanstaafl2
On 3/21/2019 at 11:01 AM, The Black Tot said:

 

Indeed Jeff. The clue is in my location under my avatar ;)

So is "Engulund" different from "England"? Or is it merely an alternative spelling? I looks vaguely Scandinavian!

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Nomad

I'm sure that I am not the only one with an order from Astor just in after their 15% off rum sale?1592252695_rum3-28-19.thumb.jpg.c23bb1305d2159051c39927d5ab4afcd.jpg

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The Black Tot
8 hours ago, Nomad said:

I'm sure that I am not the only one with an order from Astor just in after their 15% off rum sale?

How's that Hampden?

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Nomad
17 hours ago, The Black Tot said:

How's that Hampden?

I'll post some thoughts when I crack it, maybe over the weekend. I did open the Probitas and make some daiquiris last night and it seems perfect for them. Plenty enough funk without being overpowering to the drink.

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Kane

Found a Criterion sitting on the shelf! I already have one in the stash, but couldn't resist getting another.

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lcpfratn
Found a Criterion sitting on the shelf! I already have one in the stash, but couldn't resist getting another.

Wow! Great score!

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Nomad
13 hours ago, Kane said:

Found a Criterion sitting on the shelf! I already have one in the stash, but couldn't resist getting another.

Wow, nice! I never saw any in any store. One of my absolute favorites. T was lucky to find 2 online and never saw any at retail again.

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jshleffar

grabbed two probitas with the expectation of it going into cocktails.

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Nomad
27 minutes ago, jshleffar said:

grabbed two probitas with the expectation of it going into cocktails.

Splendid stuff! I've made some daiquiris and a pina colada so far, practically perfect for my taste.

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kevinbrink
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On vacation in Newport, RI, grabbed a couple bottles from Newport Craft Distilling, I really like their Seafog 7 year Single Malt so figured I'd pick up their rums, a single barrel and a 7 year BIB

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n811

Three of these lovelies . Really great stuff - it's about what you'd expect from a mixture of Hampden and Foursquare, but it's just really well done.

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Marekv8

Finally secured the mythical bottle-- although not too sure about the math on this one…

 

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HoustonNit
Finally secured the mythical bottle-- although not too sure about the math on this one…
 
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Do they have other barrels that are just over 10 and didn’t want to change the label?

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lcpfratn
Finally secured the mythical bottle-- although not too sure about the math on this one…
 
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Yeah, that’s almost 13yrs old. You’d think they would put a 12yr age statement on it to justify the price, which I’m guessing wasn’t cheap.

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Marekv8
1 hour ago, lcpfratn said:


Yeah, that’s almost 13yrs old. You’d think they would put a 12yr age statement on it to justify the price, which I’m guessing wasn’t cheap.

 

I’m wondering if it was tanked. I’ll ask the man behind the barrel pick. Based on the other Rhumb Runners I’ve picked up, my hopes are high for an interesting pour. 

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alcoholica

Got this today

 

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