A frequent question in rum groups with American members is, “Can I bring Cuban rum home with me to the US?” Unfortunately, the answers provided are…
A brief note today to keep Martinique rum enthusiasts updated on where their favorite brands are distilled. TL;DR – per authoritative sources, Rhum…
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Brown-Forman’s recent announcement of its planned acquisition of Venezuela’s Diplomatico rum has rum-industry watchers pondering the ramifications…
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Mount Gay Distilleries has a new managing director as of this past September (2022) — Antoine Couvreur. While France-based Remy Cointreau owns the Mount…
Compared with this rum, for blowing your top. They all are as mild as strawberry pop. — The March of Snowshoe Sam, 1943 One of rum’s eternal questions…
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Periodically I review the US TTB label database to discover new rums with label approval. While approval isn’t a guarantee they will be available, it…
When it comes to rum, seemingly simple questions often lead deep down a rabbit hole of more complex questions. Today’s example: while analyzing the rums…
Having built a modest reputation around explaining rum styles and categories over many years, this piece’s title may have been a surprise. I’ll bet many…
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