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Afrohead Rum Review

Afrohead 7 Year Rum Review

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Afrohead Rum may have one of the most literal labels I’ve encountered: a highly stylized woman with a magnificent, crowned afro with curls that expand outward in every direction. As far as liquor bottle logos go, it’s pretty great. This…

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Halloween Cider Cocktail

A Cider-Spiked Cocktail for Halloween

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  Combine cider and something scary, and you’ve got a damn seasonal cocktail that’s perfect for fall and Halloween. That’s exactly what’s happening here with the Angry Spell, a cider-spiked drink courtesy of Angry Orchard and mixologist Jeremy Oertel. It…

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don papa rum review

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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don papa rum review

Don Papa Rum Review

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When it comes to rum, you can’t let the Western Hemisphere have all the fun. Shoring up that gap is Don Papa, a dark rum from the Philippines that is just making landfall in the United States. We shouldn’t be…

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don papa rum review

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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venceremos cocktail

Venceremos Cocktail Recipe

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The Venceremos cocktail comes from Gn Chan, bartender at Angel’s Share in New York City, and winner of the 2016 Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition. The drink draws inspiration from the Pina Colada and combines rum with classic flavor combinations…

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