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  Topic: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
Capn Jimbo

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PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:51 am   Subject: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
Anax, I once visited the area, and we got a free T-shirt for visiting the distillery. I met a lovely local woman, and we spent quite some days laying on the beach and drinking "Old Oak Rum" ...
  Topic: Comparison: MGXO Bottling, Old v. New
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 21
Views: 6879

PostForum: Barbadian/Bajan Rum   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:46 am   Subject: Comparison: MGXO Bottling, Old v. New
Anax. this is a very intriguing post...


Personal taste is a funny thing. Although the "old" MGXO is much revered, and about as close to a good whiskey as is possible, I understand you ...
  Topic: Review Database
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 2
Views: 63

PostForum: Suggestions   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:39 am   Subject: Review Database
Che... with much respect... you have always been one of the GREAT posters, and I will never forget your testing of the effects of sugar.

Your terrific post was a true winner, and VERY important. ...
  Topic: I love rum!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
Views: 32

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:37 am   Subject: I love rum!
Welcome...

First, I apologize to all for my limited posting, as since I sold my home (to obtain a cruising sailbaot), I have been travelling the US. I'd hoped more of our regular posters would be ...
  Topic: Review: Wasmund's Copper Fox Rye Whisky (about 100p)
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 206

PostForum: Whisky   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:10 am   Subject: Review: Wasmund's Copper Fox Rye Whisky (about 100p)
And yet more...


"The Founding Farmers Rye Whisky is composed of two-thirds rye and one-third hand-malted barley, malted with light smoke, 60 percent apple wood, and 40 percent cherry wood. D ...
  Topic: Review: Wasmund's Copper Fox Rye Whisky (about 100p)
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 206

PostForum: Whisky   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:31 am   Subject: The Plot Thickens...
The Plot Thickens...


At Founder's Farmers and Distillery (restaurant), they promote that they "finish" the rye provided by Copper Fox Distillery of Virginia. I'd speculated - perhaps ...
  Topic: Review: Wasmund's Copper Fox Rye Whisky (about 100p)
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 206

PostForum: Whisky   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:08 am   Subject: Review: Wasmund's Copper Fox Rye Whisky (about 100p)
Wasmunds Copper Fox Rye Whisky: Virgina Artisan, Review
(as tasted at Farmers & Distillers Restaurant, Washington, DC)

A unique experience. Turns out that we are visiting Washington, DC, for ...
  Topic: Commonality of Tastes/Flavors: Cigars
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 0
Views: 172

PostForum: A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar...   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:12 am   Subject: Commonality of Tastes/Flavors: Cigars
Taste Test: Common Cigar Flavors Demystified

The following article from Puff demonstrates the commonality of flavors between rum and cigars and certainly establishes the validity of "pairing&q ...
  Topic: Rum Review: Three Island Silver Rum (Artisan)
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 0
Views: 188

PostForum: Cuban Style Rum   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:26 am   Subject: Rum Review: Three Island Silver Rum (Artisan)
Seven Brothers Erie Island Silver Rum: "Pizzelles"

As some of you know, having sold my Ft. Lauderdale home I have been visiting friends and actively shopping for a good bluewater sailboat ...
  Topic: Aloha from Beijing
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
Views: 98

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:42 am   Subject: Aloha from Beijing
Welcome...

Although the Project has been a little quiet lately, the fault is mine, as I transition from my former home in Ft. Lauderdale, to a cruising sailboat - with which to tour the Carib, et a ...
  Topic: New Amsterdam
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 316

PostForum: Gin (and a few wodkas)   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:00 am   Subject: New Amsterdam
FWIW...

I've enjoyed New Amsterdam straight up, with perhaps a few cubes, as an easy drinking accompaniment to a good cigar...
  Topic: Plantation 73% Overproof Trinidad
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 350

PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:58 am   Subject: Plantation 73% Overproof Trinidad
Word to the wise...

Overproofs of all spirits are meant either for mixing - but - also for dilution for sipping straight. Without dilution, it's impossible to truly judge any brown or white spirit ...
  Topic: Caroni-15yo-1998-2013, 52%, Velier/Gargano
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 6
Views: 2359

PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:53 am   Subject: Caroni-15yo-1998-2013, 52%, Velier/Gargano
Good post (old article, 2016)...

Although Trump threatened to roll back Obama's opening of Cuba, under pressure from US corporations, he has limited the roll back - fortunately, Americans are indee ...
  Topic: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 13
Views: 1688

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:44 am   Subject: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
An interesting observation... hope JaRiMi checks in on this one...
  Topic: Caroni-15yo-1998-2013, 52%, Velier/Gargano
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 6
Views: 2359

PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:59 am   Subject: Caroni-15yo-1998-2013, 52%, Velier/Gargano
I also had an authentic $5 painkiller and a 7 year H. Club and an Appleton 21.

They had good tacos there.

Sounds like fun was had by all. Couple questions: an authentic Painkiller (registered ...
 
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