Rum Review

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Penny Blue XO Rum Review

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Penny Blue XO Rum is a new addition to the extensive Anchor Distilling portfolio. Imported from Mauritius, this single estate rum is produced at the island’s oldest operational distillery, Medine, which dates back to 1926. The limited edition XO rum…

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The Real McCoy Rum Review

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The Real McCoy Rum is named for Bill McCoy, a pioneering rum runner during Prohibition. The gentleman that he was, ol’ Bill filled a boat with Caribbean rum and sailed it up to New York, acting as an offshore liquor…

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Oronoco Rum Review

Oronoco Rum Review

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Author Mack McConnell is a contributing writer for Cocktail Enthusiast. He also runs a Rum of the Month Club. Clear rums aren’t typically my thing. If I’m drinking clear rum, it’s usually mixed with something else. That’s not very flattering…

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South Sea Australian Rum Review

South Sea Australian Rum Review

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When most people think of Australian rum, they think of Bundaberg. And “Bundy,” as it’s affectionately called, has a cult-following, love-it-or-hate-it reputation. Anyway, this isn’t that. This is South Sea Rum, which comes courtesy of the Perth-based West Australian Distilling…

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Malibu Red Review

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Malibu Red is the latest product from Malibu Rum, whose flavored rum portfolio includes the original coconut, plus line extensions like mango, pineapple and banana. But rather than another flavor, Malibu Red adds silver tequila to the rum and coconut…

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Denizen Rum Review

Denizen Rum Review

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Denizen Rum is a new white rum that harkens back to the days of yore, when white rums were full-flavored spirits to be both sipped and enjoyed in complex cocktails. To achieve its desired flavor profile, Denizen enlisted rums from…

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Old Monk Rum Review

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With National Rum Day quickly approaching (it’s August 16th) we’ve broken out our bottle of Old Monk Rum, a 7-year-old vatted dark rum hailing from India. Though it doesn’t get much notice stateside, it’s one of the best-selling rums in…

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Brugal Anejo Rum Review

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Brugal Rum was founded by Don Andres Brugal in the Dominican Republic in 1888. The Brugal Añejo Rum is a blend of rums aged between two and five years in American white oak casks. The deep amber-colored spirit is very…

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Ron de Jeremy Rum Review

Ron de Jeremy Rum Review

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Ron Jeremy (yes – that Ron Jeremy, the porn star) has introduced a self-titled rum. Ron de Jeremy Rum is distilled in Panama and aged seven years. It’s billed as an “adult rum” with a “long, smooth taste.” Innuendos aside,…

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