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Week 36 in Review

Week 36 in Review

Texas loves Papa’s Pilar, rum legacy in Puerto Rico and Facundo arrives in California in this week’s news.


imageHuffington Post talks to Roberto Serralles of Don Q about his family rum making legacy, sustainable distilling, the ever changing landscape of the spirits industry and what to expect from the brand in the coming years. Click here for the interview.

The transformation of a Miramar industrial space into a handsome craft distillery and tasting room is complete; Malahat Spirits Co. is due to officially unveil itself to the drinking public on Wednesday, September 17. Eater has the scoop.

From Edge of the Net: A distinctive social experience beckons guests this September as Delano Las Vegas, The Strip’s newest hotel, unveils the inspired cocktail program at its eclectic lobby lounge, Franklin.

Papa’s Pilar, now available in the Houston market, is inspired by Hemingway’s passions for the land and sea, and a tribute to what the company calls the “world’s greatest adventurer.” Houston Chronicle discovers the market’s hottest new rum.

Bacardi’s Facundo Rum Collection of sipping rums has made its way to California following launches in New York and Miami last year. The Spirits Biz has all the details.