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Archive for September, 2009

25 Sep

APPLETON 30

At some US250 this is not one for making cocktails with at that price! Rumpundit. a APPLETON 30 YEAR OLD This limited edition 30 year old rum from the world famous Appleton Estate in Jamaica, is a very rare blend made up of several marks of rum that were hand selected by our Master Blender […]

25 Sep

Japan takes a tot

LIQUID CULTURE Tokyo bars toast the sugar cane It’s got a dark past, but there’s plenty to cheer about the Caribbean’s tastiest export By NICHOLAS COLDICOTT Japan Times Thank God for the Crusades, so to speak. The Tokyo bar contenders: A selection of rums that rival Zacapa Centenario: Diplomatico Reserva, Rhum Bielle, Rum Nation Guyana […]

25 Sep

New St Lucia rum By Sonya Hook 25/09/2009 11:19 St Lucia Distillers are launching a new premium white rum to tap into the growing popularity of the spirit. The brand, called Toz after the abbreviation for the troy ounce, the measurement used for precious metals like gold and platinum, is distilled in both column and […]

24 Sep

More on Appleton Estate

Something new for rum lovers Published: Thursday | September 24, 2009 Appleton Estate Rum – Contributed Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has introduced a new luxury rum that will only be available at the Appleton Estate Rum Tour. Appleton Estate Exclusive Edition is a luxurious blend of rums that were created to celebrate the territory of […]

23 Sep

Appleton Estate Exclusive launced

Appleton in Jamaica have introduced Appleton Estate Exclusive – but you have to go and get it yourself! It went on sale this week exclusively at the newly refurbished Rum Retail Store at the Rum Tour on the estate. The tour is well worthwhile – I have a piece about it coming in the December […]

23 Sep

Embalming Rum

Story of little girl buried in rum told over and over By Kim Grizzard The Daily Reflector Tuesday, September 22, 2009 In Beaufort’s Old Burying Ground lie Union soldiers and Confederates, slaves and free men. In the cemetery is a British soldier buried upright and facing England and a grave marker dated 1756. But perhaps […]

17 Sep

Dry figures for the Captain’s new home

If it looks mad, it is. But it’s the law! Here is Fitch’s ratings of the USVI’s bonds floated to build Diageo’s Capn Morgan Distillery. The rest of the Caribbean should really explore a WTO case…Rumpundit. September 16, 2009 06:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time Fitch Rates Virgin Islands Matching Fund Bonds NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings […]

10 Sep

EU Rum money evaporating?

Regional rum industry up against spirits with deeper pockets 9/9/2009 By Randy Howard THE Caribbean rum industry has its work cut when it comes to marketing its product internationally, particularly given the large scale nature of the operations of manufacturers of other spirits. In an interview with the Barbados Advocate sometime ago, Chairman of the […]

03 Sep

Don Q rides into Andes!

Anyone up in the Catskills, a talk on rum, sales of book and a tasting of Don Q rums full range, including their exquisite Grand Anejo, at the Andes Hotel, in Andes, upstate New York from 2 pm onwards Saturday 5th September, rum, reggae band, Caribbean inspired food.. and me. What more could you ask! […]

03 Sep

Mount Gay, and rum, surf the recession

Is rum the drink of recessions, or is just all the hard work of the last decade coming to maturity? Rumpundit. Mount Gay Rum records increase in profits 9/3/2009 Barbados Advocate By Nadia Brancker PROFITS at Mount Gay, a local rum manufacturer, are not declining. Rather, the company is performing well and this is in […]

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