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The Week in Rum

Next gen. Angostura No. 1, Bloomberg loves luxury rums and tiki drinks in Queens in this week’s news roundup.


imageLuxury Rum on the Rise: Centuria, ED 21, Papa Andres and Don Pancho 30 get some well-deserved love from Bloomberg News. Click here for more.

Trinidad and Tobago-based spirits producer Angostura has extended its Cask Collection rum range with a limited edition finished in French oak. The Spirits Business covers the latest edition of Angostura No. 1.

From The newest rum in Smoky Quartz Distillery line up is Granite Coast Aged Rum. It is a hand crafted, aged, premium rum, from Veteran owned and operated distillery in Seabrook,NH. Aged for 3.5 months in the distillers V5 bourbon barrels before the 200 bottles were released last week.

Puerto Angel Rum from Double Eagle Imports scores high ratings from the well-respected Spirits Tasting Institute and The Spirits Journal. Check it out.

At first glance, End of the Century is very much within the Queens Neighborhood Watering Hole genotype. Yet the caliber of drinks at this tiki cocktail destination in Forest Hills betrays its appearance. Rum and tiki from the New York Times.