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11 January, 2012

Bacardi Ron Solera 1873

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Bacardi Ron Solera 1873 Mexico Lest the color of that bottle fool you like it fooled me, Bacardi’s 1873 Ron Solera is a golden rum, not a dark one. It’s aged up to three years in charred oak and was my choice of rum to try for sipping now that my bourbon addiction has waned.
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28 January, 2011

Winter Fruit Dreams

Posted in : Cocktail Recipes, Liqueurs, Rum on by : The Gourmez

Winter Fruit Dreams 2.5 shots of Trader Joe’s Pear Cider 1.5 shots of Bacardi Select Puerto Rican Rum 0.5 shot of St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur 0.25 shot of Joaquin’s Banana Liqueur Shake all the ingredients up with crushed ice then strain into a martini glass. On first sip, there’s too much banana, until I figure
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15 November, 2010

The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

The Kraken Black Spiced Rum
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The Kraken Black Spiced Rum 40% alcohol content 47% alcohol content (apparently, I can’t do math), 94 proof I’m always interested in trying spiced rum; okay, I’m interested in trying any spirit or mixer I haven’t before. I needed some dark rum for a recipe, and this bottle caught my eye. How could it not?
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27 September, 2010

Cruzan 9 Promotional Event at the Busy Bee

Comments : 2 Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC, Events, Rum, Spirits on by : The Gourmez

Two weeks ago, the Busy Bee invited me out to a promotional event for Cruzan 9, a new spiced rum. Appetizers and drinks were provided for free and highlighted a range of Cruzan’s offerings, in both cocktails and cooking explorations. The Busy Bee cleared their liquor shelves of all but Cruzan’s several flavored rums, and
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