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Week 13 in Review

A new rum distillery opens in South Florida, Robb Report sips Vintage MMXII, Rum Collective returns to Vancouver and much more in this week’s rum news.


Attention Philly foodies: next Wednesday and Thursday be sure to Dine Out for a Good Cause.  10 local restaurants (including our favorite, Rum Bar) will be donating a percentage of the evening’s proceeds to a group of young athletes from the Caribbean.  Click here for details.

“Blended from some of the rarest spirits in the Bacardi cellars, the rums that make up Maestros de Ron have been aging for two decades in 60-year-old ex-Cognac barrels.”  Robb Report looks into Bacardi’s Vintage MMXII.

Mark your calendars!  The Rum Collective‘s next throw-down at Legacy Liquors in Vancouver is right around the corner.  Cuban and Dominican rums will be the topic.

Caribbean Journal continues their cane spirits coverage with a ‘Conversation with Atlantico Rum’s Aleco Azqueta.’  Read about what this popular Dominican brand has up its sleeve for the coming year.

Dave and Roger from RnD Rum Reviews dig into one of our favorite sippers, Cruzan Single Barrel.  What do they think of it?  Tune into the RnD site to find out.

Southwest Florida gets a rum distillery!!  Cape Spirits, Inc of Cape Coral sets up shop to produce a unique rum called Wicked Dolphin.  Click here for details.

Another spiced rum enters the UK market.  Stock Market Wire reports: “Blavod Wines and Spirits is launching Red Leg, a Caribbean rum spiced with vanilla and ginger.”