Tag: rum

Ron Zacapa Centenario Rum – Review

Ron Zacapa Centenario 23 Solera Gran Reserva Rum 80 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Rum Creation & Products Inc. Background During the summer, I find myself straying from whiskey (only sometimes) and reaching for a nice glass of rum.  The only non-whiskey I have reviewed on this blog is Brugal 1888, …

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Distillery Tour: Manatawny Still Works

Manatawny Still Works

Yesterday was one of those unique Saturdays when my wife and I did not have a thing planned for the day.  We thought about driving into Philadelphia and going to a museum, but the thought of fighting city traffic was enough to deter me from that idea. My wife brought up the idea to visit …

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The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Scotch – Review

Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Scotch

The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 86 Proof Price Point: $75 – $85 for 750 ML Distiller: The Balvenie Distillery   Background There are a lot of unconventional whiskeys out there – expressions that take a different approach and either miss the mark or create something great.  Balvenie, a distiller …

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Caribbean Boozin’

Caribbean Boozin'

About a month ago, my wife and I celebrated our first anniversary by recreating our honeymoon and flying back down to the Dominican Republic for round two.  We stayed at an all-inclusive and were (once again) quickly swept up by the Caribbean culture of rum – and lots of it. Being immersed in a culture …

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Brugal 1888 Rum – Review

Brugal 1888 Rum

Brugal 1888 Ron Gran Reserva Familiar (Rum) 76 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML (700 ML pictured) Distiller: Brugal & Co.   Background We can’t drink whiskey all the time, right?  That’s why rum exists!  Although whiskey is, and more than likely always will be, my go-to drink, I do enjoy mixing …

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