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  Topic: Coffee flavored rum drinks
GregS

Replies: 6
Views: 1399

PostForum: Spiced, Flavored and Postprandial Rums   Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 3:19 pm   Subject: Coffee flavored rum drinks
Yeah, I know it's not great stuff. However, I drink what I like and like to try other stuff. This tastes much better than Kahlua to me and will probably replace it in the drinks that I would use tha ...
  Topic: Coffee flavored rum drinks
GregS

Replies: 6
Views: 1399

PostForum: Spiced, Flavored and Postprandial Rums   Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 3:13 pm   Subject: Coffee flavored rum drinks
So I was in Total Wine the other day. They had a sale on George Ocean Coffee Rum. I know that George Ocean white rum reviews really well, so I figured I'd give it a try. Now that I have it home, I ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
GregS

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:54 pm   Subject: Are these still the standards?
Any chance you can put a post at the end defining the amount of sugar that is expected in unadultered rum vs spiced/flavored, etc.
  Topic: Hello from SC
GregS

Replies: 1
Views: 608

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:40 am   Subject: Hello from SC
Welcome. I'm new to the forum also, I joined just last week.

I'm a home brewer also, but I've fallen out of doing it for quite some time.
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
GregS

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:16 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
Why is it illegal?

Because it's not labeled as an added ingredient?

I've never looked for ingredients on a rum bottle, but do they list water as an added ingredient? Unless it's cask streng ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
GregS

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:57 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
Here's my short list:
The idea is not that these are "standard" in the sense you may be thinking. To the contrary, these are good "reference" rums that do a good job of represen ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
GregS

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:09 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
The Master Sugar List reveals all...

Maybe so, but I have no idea what I'm looking at in the master sugar list. I briefly looked at it, but I'm going to need to be in the right mindset to really s ...
  Topic: Are these still the standards?
GregS

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:47 am   Subject: Are these still the standards?
As I think I've said in ever post so far, I'm new to rum. I really want to see just what the world of rum has to offer. I started with a bottle of Mount Gay XO and have since been picking up bottles ...
  Topic: Open Fraud Dept: Blackwater "Picaroon" 'Rum'?
GregS

Replies: 5
Views: 1607

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:26 pm   Subject: Open Fraud Dept: Blackwater "Picaroon" 'Rum'?
Well that's disappointing. I bought a bottle of this to support a fairly local distiller.

If I ever tour their distillery, maybe I'll get the nerve up to confront them with it.
  Topic: Rhum Agricole recommendation for a newbie
GregS

Replies: 4
Views: 944

PostForum: Cane Juice Rum   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:47 pm   Subject: Rhum Agricole recommendation for a newbie
I have Barbancourt bolded in my EverNote list of rum to try.
  Topic: Reviewer's review: Beverage Tasting Institute
GregS

Replies: 6
Views: 6455

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:44 pm   Subject: Reviewer's review: Beverage Tasting Institute
It's always annoying when someone reviews something and their bias is obvious. But I suppose it all depends on what the reviewer's goal is. If it is to look at the rum judging just how it represents ...
  Topic: Local Craft Beer
GregS

Replies: 2
Views: 1123

PostForum: Beer   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:29 am   Subject: Local Craft Beer
Take a look around at what is around. In Maryland, the laws have change to make it much easier for breweries to serve directly to the public. I tend to hit the small places. I can get the big brewe ...
  Topic: Reviewer's review: Beverage Tasting Institute
GregS

Replies: 6
Views: 6455

PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:00 am   Subject: Reviewer's review: Beverage Tasting Institute
I was glad to see this thread. I'm new and I've been hitting a bunch of rum rating sites to see what I should try. I want to get what is seen as being pretty good rum. But I'd find that on BTI the ...
  Topic: Rhum Agricole recommendation for a newbie
GregS

Replies: 4
Views: 944

PostForum: Cane Juice Rum   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:51 pm   Subject: Rhum Agricole recommendation for a newbie
As I said in my intro post, I'm new to rum and trying to figure out what it available and what I like. I keep hearing that Agricole isn't good for newbies, but can anyone recommend an agricole to sta ...
  Topic: Rum Review: R. L. Seale's 10 Year Rum
GregS

Replies: 23
Views: 18960

PostForum: Barbadian/Bajan Rum   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:43 pm   Subject: Rum Review: R. L. Seale's 10 Year Rum
I had R.L. Seale 10 year for the first time today. It tastes exactly like rum is supposed to taste like. I couldn't really taste anything specific in it. But to me it has a pretty strong alcohol tas ...
 
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