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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Cruzan Goes Green

Cruzan Goes Green

As Earth Day quickly approaches, work continues at the Cruzan Rum Distillery in St. Croix to install a state-of-the-art waste…
Love for Remixed

Love for Remixed

The Chicago-ist deems Beachbum Berry Remixed “the only tropical drink book you’ll ever need.”  We couldn’t agree more.  Go out…
Assistance for Rum Producers

Assistance for Rum Producers

The rum industry, which has lost some of its preferential trading arrangements, will get a lifeline from (the Babrbados) government…
Rum Connoisseur iPhone App

Rum Connoisseur iPhone App

The latest rum-related iPhone app comes to us from the folks at SpiritApps.com.  The Rum Connoisseur App gives you the…
Rum Renaissance 2010

Rum Renaissance 2010

Get ready! Industry experts and aficionados from around the globe are once again set to invade Miami for a giant…
Bacardi 8 Review

Bacardi 8 Review

Here it is.  Chip’s take on Bacardi 8, a rum that some say is one of the most widely available…
Bacardi History

Bacardi History

Chip Dykstra digs into the troubled past of rum giant Ron Bacardi, their move from Cuba and how they became…
Plantation XO

Plantation XO

After releasing a series of high-end regional rums from the Caribbean, Plantation adds a 20th Anniversary Barbados Rum to their…
Caribbean Rum Tax Debate

Caribbean Rum Tax Debate

A bill that would allow rum producers to receive a greater portion of federal subsidies has been introduced in Puerto Rico’s…
Honeymoon Tester

Honeymoon Tester

Do you like to travel, stay at lavish hotels, spend your days in the sun, drink good booze and stroll…