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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Pusser’s 15 Review

Pusser’s 15 Review

More from Chip Dykstra.  He signs on to review Pusser’s 15 Year Old Navy Rum for Rum Connection.com. ________________________________________________ Pusser’s…
Bona Fide Cuban?

Bona Fide Cuban?

The growing market for “Cuban inspired” items in the US keeps non-Cuban rum and cigar makers busy filling orders. Click…
Zacapa’s Jamaican Entry

Zacapa’s Jamaican Entry

Red Stripe Brands introduces Jamaica to “the best tasting rum in the world”, Zacapa Solera 23 and XO. Check out…
The Dykstra Method

The Dykstra Method

Fine spirits collector and imbiber, Chip Dykstra, has developed a unique rating system for reviewing rum.  Here are the 5…
Rum Bar!! – Philadelphia

Rum Bar!! – Philadelphia

Just off of Rittenhouse Square Park in Philadelphia sits a great little neighborhood lounge appropriately called Rum Bar.  Believe me,…
Book Club w/ Dr. Bamboo

Book Club w/ Dr. Bamboo

Looking for quality cocktail recipes and all around good reading?  Dr. Bamboo recommends the new edition of Vintage Spirits &…
A Taste of Paradise

A Taste of Paradise

The debate continues over who invented the Mai Tai, Trader Vic or Don the Beachcomber.  The Chicago Trib recounts the…
Malibu Trademark Suit

Malibu Trademark Suit

Pernod Ricard files a trademark suit against White Rock, a New York based distillery, for infringing upon Malibu Rum’s TM-ed…
Zaya Review

Zaya Review

The Stogie Guys are back with a review of Zaya Gran Reserva.  So, is it the “world’s finest sipping rum?”…
People Profile: Chip Dykstra

People Profile: Chip Dykstra

Meet Chip Dykstra, a spirits aficionado and collector from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  He discovered rum by way of a whiskey…