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  Topic: Barbados Rum Tours
anax44

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PostForum: Barbadian/Bajan Rum   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:12 pm   Subject: Barbados Rum Tours
I did three rum tours in Barbados last year and posted about them on my blog. Check them out;

[url=http://cestlavibe.com/the-mount-gay-rum-tour-and-cocktail-experience/]Mount Gay Cocktail Tour at t ...
  Topic: The Mount Gay Distilleries Tour
anax44

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PostForum: Barbadian/Bajan Rum   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:59 pm   Subject: The Mount Gay Distilleries Tour
I recently visited the [url=http://cestlavibe.com/the-mount-gay-rum-tour-and-cocktail-experience/]Mount Gay Visitor's Center when I was in Barbados a few weeks ago.

It's a fun tour that begins with ...
  Topic: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
anax44

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PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:31 pm   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
anax44

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PostForum: Barbadian/Bajan Rum   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:09 pm   Subject: Comparison: MGXO Bottling, Old v. New
I remember the first time I tasted the Mount Gay Extra Old. It was a bottle from 2002 and it was flawless to the point of being boring.

Smooth caramel with hints of tobacco, leather and ripe banana ...
  Topic: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
anax44

Replies: 5
Views: 530

PostForum: Uncommon Styles   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:04 pm   Subject: Rum at Trinidad Carnival (some I remember more than others)
I'm surprised that you didn't drink White Oak, since it's the most popular rum on the island.

VAT 19 is a great choice, I always drink either that or Royal Oak.

I'll drink 1919 or 1824 if it's a ...
  Topic: Can it get any worse Dept: Imported bulk resold as local!
anax44

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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:13 pm   Subject: Can it get any worse Dept: Imported bulk resold as local!
They totally missed the point and issued a statement shortly after saying that their age statements are accurate.
  Topic: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
anax44

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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:01 pm   Subject: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Thanks for the links anax...


Of special interest is your link to the "Wonk" for his list of new TTB approved labels. VERY interesting. The sad news is that Angustura has a long hist ...
  Topic: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
anax44

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PostForum: Scuttlebutt (shhh...)   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:06 pm   Subject: Angostura 1787 Coming Soon
Angostura seems set to release a new premium rum soon.

Details on it here:

http://uwiclubs.com/2016/05/25/angostura-1787-super-premium-rum-launching-soon/

http://cocktailwonk.com/2016/05/sta ...
  Topic: Hey there!
anax44

Replies: 3
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PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:02 pm   Subject: Hey there!
Hey Anax!
Had my fair share of White Oak when I was in Trinidad in 2011. Smile

Nice to hear man! It's a pretty decent rum for cocktails in my opinion, although locally almost everyone considers it as ...
  Topic: Hey there!
anax44

Replies: 3
Views: 776

PostForum: And your name again was??   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:56 pm   Subject: Hey there!
Hey everyone!

I'm Anax, hailing from the island of Trinidad.

I've been a rum drinker for a few years and I've found myself on this forum once or twice in last year.

I was never particularly f ...
 
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