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  Topic: Plantation Haiti XO
Capn Jimbo

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PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:44 pm   Subject: Plantation Haiti XO
Thanks... will add to the Master Sugar List...


It seems that Plantation just can't resist facking things up with deadening, smoothing, smothering sugar. What a shame.
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Capn Jimbo

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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:06 am   Subject:
http://www.lunionsuite.com/thierry-gardere-man-behind-haitis-rhum-barbancourt-dead-65/

"The man behind Haiti’s best-known export and most famous rum, Rhum Barbancourt, has died. He was 65. Thi ...
  Topic: Plantation Haiti XO
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
Views: 315

PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:49 am   Subject: Plantation Haiti XO
Very intriguing product and equally so for the profile, which seems atypical. Based on these I rather doubt the distiller is Barbancourt, which leads me to presume this may be an aged clarin?

But ...
  Topic: Hello from cambridge, UK!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
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PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:21 am   Subject: Hello from cambridge, UK!
Don't be too sorry - I actually like a good cane juice rum - like a Barbancourt White or one of the JM's I got on sale.

I love the herbal/caney sense of them - and a ti'punch is well worth the effo ...
  Topic: Hiya from South Africa
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
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PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:06 am   Subject: Hiya from South Africa
Hey, glad to have you here. The Project has been a bit lite on commentary lately, as I've been busy getting ready to sail the Caribbean. The dream is looming soon.

But never fear - there's a lo ...
  Topic: Chip on the Shoulder Dept: Balcones. Better without him?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 0
Views: 290

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:02 am   Subject: Chip on the Shoulder Dept: Balcones. Better without him?
An unashamed plug...



Balcones Whiskies Score Big at the 2017 Wizards of Whisky World Whisky Awards!
Five Gold Medals for the Distiller’s Acclaimed Single Malt and Blue Corn Whiskies

Waco, T ...
  Topic: Words are important Dept: Fairgame Rum???
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:58 am   Subject: Words are important Dept: Fairgame Rum???
Leave it to the Tot to solve the dilemma...


...love it, funny. I'd prefer Sorghlooser, lol...
  Topic: Sailabout Dept: my 230 bottle collection can be yours!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 12
Views: 1438

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:54 am   Subject: Sailabout Dept: my 230 bottle collection can be yours!
News is this Tot...


The house was finally and completely updated and made immaculate for sale, and the buyers have started looking just this week. I expect a sale in the next few weeks, and am ...
  Topic: It never ends Dept: Wolfboy redefines vodka...
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
Views: 739

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:50 am   Subject: It never ends Dept: Wolfboy redefines vodka...
Seriously guys... the Ultimate Vodka Taste Test:


The Bear will surely remember this amazing old thread. What a hoot, do NOT miss it!

http://rumproject.com/rumforum//viewtopic.php?t=752&h ...
  Topic: Can it get any worse Dept: Imported bulk resold as local!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 13
Views: 1121

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:29 am   Subject: Can it get any worse Dept: Imported bulk resold as local!
"If SI has Caroni rum in it, wouldn't that be a selling point? To hide that fact... would be an incomprehensible marketing strategy."


Well... maybe, but maybe not. I spent a goodly nu ...
  Topic: Hip Boots Dept: Seven fathoms of water... or bullshit?
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 5
Views: 887

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:18 am   Subject: Hip Boots Dept: Seven fathoms of water... or bullshit?
Nice stuff Tot...

...anyone else heard of this "experiment". Really now, it's an undisputable fact that cooperage and aging are an artform that has been practiced for yes, hundreds of y ...
  Topic: Sweet Tooth Dept: Glycerine vs Sugar
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:26 am   Subject: Sweet Tooth Dept: Glycerine vs Sugar
Interesting J...


I do agree with this proviso: while many distillers, including Zacapa, were already using both sugar and glycerine, it is well to note that sugar is the main culprit. Relativ ...
  Topic: It never ends Dept: Wolfboy redefines vodka...
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
Views: 739

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:06 am   Subject: It never ends Dept: Wolfboy redefines vodka...
When is enough, well, enough?


I still remember the old days, you know back when the Preacher held himself out as the one and only expert in re "it's all good" rum at the Shillery, and w ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 7
Views: 941

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:18 pm   Subject: Happy Holidays!
Thanks and Happy New Year to all...
  Topic: Happy Holidays!
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 7
Views: 941

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:01 pm   Subject: Happy Holidays!
We too are considering a ketch - saw an Allied Seawind II so equipped. I do like the idea of sail area divided for lower aspect, and easier sail handling, possible advantages in balancing the boat fo ...
 
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