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Don Papa Rum Revisited

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  I recently reviewed Don Papa Rum, and the response from some in the rum community was quite passionate. I’d unintentionally waded into an ongoing controversy on what is and what isn’t rum, an energetic debate in which Don Papa…

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The World’s 50 Best Bars, 2017 Edition

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The World’s Best Bars, that annual ranking of… the world’s best bars, is out with its picks for 2017. As usual, London and New York dominated the list, with eight and seven bars, respectively. But this year saw an especially…

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Hornitos Launches Cristalino Tequila

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The fastest growing segment in the tequila category isn’t blanco, reposado, añejo or even extra-anejo. It’s cristalino. This relatively new product is essentially añejo tequila—aged at least one year in oak barrels—that is filtered through charcoal to remove the color…

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Don Papa Rum Arrives in the U.S.

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Don Papa Rum, the popular rum from The Philippines, has finally arrived stateside. After launching in 2011, Don Papa found favor in its home country, eventually expanding throughout Asia and then to Europe. Now, Americans can get their first taste…

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Basil Hayden’s Rye Whiskey Is Here

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Basil Hayden’s Rye Whiskey is hitting shelves nationwide as a new limited-release from the brand best known for its bourbon. Basil Hayden’s Bourbon uses twice as much rye as traditional bourbons, and sports a trademark spicy finish, so this is…

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