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Archive for October, 2009

28 Oct

Kraken awakes?

I can’t vouch for the Kraken Rum, but the ads are gripping!

27 Oct

Yo Ho Ho & a Barrel of Bacardi

The rum will fill the barrel for Marc Anthony Marc Anthony will never go thirsty now that Bacardi has honored him as the AmericanAirlines Arena #1 Concert Artist of all time, having sold out 10 shows, 125,000 tickets and more than $9.3 million in ticket sales. Grand prize? His own personal barrel of specially blended […]

22 Oct

Full Fathom Seven from Cayman to London

UK to drink in Cayman culture By Cliodhna Doherty, cliodhna@cfp.ky Wednesday 21st October, 2009 Posted: 15:34 CIT (20:34 GMT) > Comment on this story This coming weekend will see a fresh taste of the Cayman Islands being promoted in Europe by way of The UK Rumfest in London. “For the past two and a half […]

22 Oct

Canada fights the Cold

Toronto To Celebrate Caribbean Spirit At 2nd Annual Rum & Rhythm Festival TORONTO, Canada – The sweet flavour of rum and the pulsating beat of island music will be on full display in Toronto during Caribbean Week in Canada’s second annual Caribbean Rum & Rhythm Festival, Friday, October 30 from 6:00p.m.- 9:00pm at the Fermenting […]

22 Oct

Cuban Rum ready to Roll and Rock US market

Associated Press Cuba could send 1M cases of rum to post-embargo US By WILL WEISSERT , 10.21.09, 03:19 PM EDT Cuban Rum ready to Roll and Rock US market HAVANA — Cuba is ready to ship 1 million cases of rum to America if Washington eases its 47-year-old embargo, but would hold off exporting its […]

19 Oct

Rum Fest, Rum Video!

Two big rum events this week. In London Ian Burrell’s London Rum Fest concentrates a world of aficionados for a weekend of fun and instruction, including a seminar from me, but more importantly lots of samples and lots of congenial samplers. And A Cork Above debuts my I-video on rum.

07 Oct

Rumpundit Speaks, at sundry rumfests.

Thursday 8th October, 7:45 I’ll be speaking at the New York Rum Fest at Astor Place, details below. 8th ANNUAL NY RUMFEST http://www.polishedpalate.com/events/rf/2009/NY/ THURSDAY EVENING OCTOBER 8 6:30-9:30PM ASTOR CENTER is located in the impeccably restored landmark DeVinne Press Building located at 399 Lafayette Street (corner of E. 4 th) in the NoHo section of […]

02 Oct

Hymn of Praise to Old Monk

One for the Monk Avantika Bhuyan That squat dark oddly-shaped bottle. That funny fat bald old man in a robe beaming at you. What is the magic of Old Monk that never dies? What is the basis of the unquestioning faith that the Old Monk drinker reposes in the brand? What is the source of […]

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