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  Topic: Caroni-15yo-1998-2013, 52%, Velier/Gargano
Capn Jimbo

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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 ...
  Topic: Rum Review: Ron del Barrilito Three Star Rum
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 7
Views: 10939

PostForum: Cuban Style Rum   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:48 am   Subject: Rum Review: Ron del Barrilito Three Star Rum
Do share what you find, thanks...
  Topic: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 8
Views: 984

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:46 am   Subject: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Thanks for the confirmation. The sad part is that by cheating and tricking out cheap and thin rums to be artificially seem more complex and aged - that by doing this, the cheaters painted themselves ...
  Topic: California Love
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
Views: 55

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:36 am   Subject: California Love
So sorry to hear of the climate influenced, massive fires that have destroyed many fine wines/wineries.

Welcome...
  Topic: Hello from Seattle
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
Views: 76

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:35 am   Subject: Hello from Seattle
Agreed, but with all that available by far most rum is aged in used bourbon barrels. Relatively little rum sees anything else.

Take away the hidden adulterants and flavorings and much rum can also ...
  Topic: Idiot's Reviews: Founder's Porter
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 2
Views: 742

PostForum: Beer   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:23 am   Subject: Idiot's Reviews: Founder's Porter
Will certainly try... stay tuned.
  Topic: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 8
Views: 984

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:20 am   Subject: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Angostura's 1919 and 1824 were both known for having been sugared (at the least), and possibly flavoring as well, with from 14 to 18g/liter. Thus to assume that their newly created "1787" i ...
  Topic: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:02 am   Subject: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
What a treat reading of your festival experience - which you lived to tell about, lol. And the link to one of JaRiMi and my frequent exchanges is well worth the read.

We used to really get into i ...
  Topic: Penny Blue: Mauritian spirits, and a rum...
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 10
Views: 333

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:27 am   Subject: Penny Blue: Mauritian spirits, and a rum...
Guys, nice discussion, love it!

Tot made a good point about the column, and I think Richard Seale - who also uses columns - might agree. So would the boyz over at "Home Distillng" - ...
  Topic: Hello from Seattle
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 4
Views: 76

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:16 am   Subject: Hello from Seattle
Welcome!


I should probably also say that although The Project was an early critic of sugar - we were not alone - that was based not on the idea that adding sugar was bad - but only if done openly ...
  Topic: Greetings from London.
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 43

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:09 am   Subject: Greetings from London.
As for FdC, many of these were reviewed in the Demeraran section:

http://rumproject.com/rumforum/viewforum.php?f=5

You could add to an existing thread, start a new one, or put something up in Sc ...
  Topic: Penny Blue: Mauritian spirits, and a rum...
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 10
Views: 333

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:25 am   Subject: Penny Blue: Mauritian spirits, and a rum...
A new member brought this one to my attention...

...and from a guy who appreciates Mount Gay XO and Doorly's XO as well. The website is well worth visiting:

https://www.pennybluerum.com/

&q ...
  Topic: Greetings from London.
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 3
Views: 43

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:59 am   Subject: Greetings from London.
Lovely and long post, thank you and welcome. I don't know about the Penny Blue, but your other choices are well regarded on these pages.

I must say that the volume of posts has dropped since we ...
  Topic: Timber Creek rums
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 7
Views: 445

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Timber Creek rums
The distiller also sent this impressive...

(with permission of the distiller)

Although focused on bourbon, this guide is a real education on the many important steps taken by a high quality, bat ...
  Topic: Berlitz School of Rum: Luis Ayala's course...
Capn Jimbo

Replies: 0
Views: 186

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:41 am   Subject: Berlitz School of Rum: Luis Ayala's course...
Mind you, I like Luis Ayala...


Moreover, I despised the stealing of his logo, et al, by the Badassitor.
http://rumproject.com/rumforum/viewtopic.php?t=1030&highlight=badassitor

It is well ...
 
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