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  Topic: Must read dept: Project published at the Rum Lab
Capn Jimbo

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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:05 am   Subject: Must read dept: Project published at the Rum Lab
Lol... that was my "Soup Nazi" look - an appropriate counterpoint to the usual smiling public relations pics used by most of the interviewed industry reps.

Forrest tells me he got not jus ...
  Topic: Must read dept: Project published at the Rum Lab
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 2
Views: 129

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:06 am   Subject: Must read dept: Project published at the Rum Lab
A must read article...


http://mailchi.mp/9cf426f763f2/ask-rum-expert-rum-producers-facing-challenges-how-mauritius-rum-is-taking-on-the-world-1184301

Check it out... the Rum Lab, which mostly ...
  Topic: Coffee flavored rum drinks
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 5
Views: 349

PostForum: Spiced, Flavored and Postprandial Rums   Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 11:57 am   Subject: Coffee flavored rum drinks
FWIW...

Just remembered the 7 years aged Juan Santos rum from Columbia, that is infused with real Columbian coffee. This - as I remember - was a real and rare treat. The bad news is that I have ...
  Topic: Coffee flavored rum drinks
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 5
Views: 349

PostForum: Spiced, Flavored and Postprandial Rums   Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 1:23 am   Subject: Coffee flavored rum drinks
Indeed...


It becomes a matter of personal taste. We like what we like. Although I have to credit those few distillers who honestly label their rums as flavored - and - who also use authentic re ...
  Topic: Coffee flavored rum drinks
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 5
Views: 349

PostForum: Spiced, Flavored and Postprandial Rums   Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 2:28 am   Subject: Coffee flavored rum drinks
I'm not a mixed drink guy, with the occasional exception of a good dirty martini, but a simple search will turn up a ton of them:

https://duckduckgo.com/?t=lm&q=recipes+for+coffee+rum&ia=re ...
  Topic: Sailabout Dept: my 230 bottle collection can be yours!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 15
Views: 2067

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 3:27 pm   Subject: Sailabout Dept: my 230 bottle collection can be yours!
Oops...

It may be time to reveal that although Sue Sea and I remain good friends, we no longer live together. My new squeeze is Marcia - who is not a rum person, but has a great palate nonetheles ...
  Topic: Black is the new Orange: Is Tate the new Trump?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 354

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 10:14 am   Subject: Black is the new Orange: Is Tate the new Trump?
That's good news...


And if I'm disappointed, it's that he still hasn't produced anything of note.

The talk was that the distilling of "Texas Brandy" would begin nearly two years ago. ...
  Topic: Black is the new Orange: Is Tate the new Trump?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 354

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 7:04 am   Subject: Black is the new Orange: Is Tate the new Trump?
It's been ages...


...since I've decapitated few if any memory cells to even think of Messr. Chip Tate, the Chipster. Why he came to mind cannot be explained, but once invaded by those memories I ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 11
Views: 610

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 5:26 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
See above.


The consensus of knowledgeable testers, distillers and writers is 0-3g, depending on aging. A new white rum - like Bacardi's 43% white/clear/new rum should be close to 0g/L. Com ...
  Topic: Domestic Rum dept: Albany Distilling Inc
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
Views: 311

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 5:18 am   Subject: Domestic Rum dept: Albany Distilling Inc
Great contribution... a big public thanks to Mama, whose keeps on sharing...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 11
Views: 610

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:32 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
Check out:

http://rumproject.com/rumforum//viewtopic.php?t=1279&highlight=standards+identity

More than you will ever want to know. Flavorings - which obviously include sugar - may be added ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 11
Views: 610

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:13 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
You have it EXACTLY right, congrats!


Sadly, way too many rum drinkers believe that because the raw material for rum spirits is either sugar cane, sugar, sugar syrup, molasses or other products of ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 11
Views: 610

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:43 pm   Subject: Are these still the standards?
Here's my short list:

1. Bajan: MGXO or Seales Ten\
2. Jamaican: Appleton Extra
3. Cane Juice: any Barbancourt, buy all three, the white, the 3-star and the 5-star
4. Demeraran: most ind ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 11
Views: 610

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:35 pm   Subject: Are these still the standards?
The Master List is actually pretty simple. It summarizes over 700 sugar tests made by Finland, Sweden, and a number of independent testers from around the world. The rums are listed in alphabetical ...
  Topic: Rhum Agricole recommendation for a newbie
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
Views: 320

PostForum: Cane Juice Rum   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:51 am   Subject: Rhum Agricole recommendation for a newbie
I would highly recommend that you buy the Barbancourt White, the 3 Star (4 yrs. old) and the 5 Star (8 years). The beauty of this is that the Barbancourt unaltered, world class cane juice rums are ...
 
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