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Week 16 in Review

A daiquiri lesson with Rum Bar Philly, new distilleries in Brooklyn, Brinley Gold gets a new look, modern day rum running in NZ and more in this week’s news.


OC Weekly reviews The Adult Rum, Ron De Jeremy.

Long known as one of the strongest voices in the world of rum critique, Dave Russell of RnD Rum Reviews launches a brand new site called  Stop by to see what he has in store.

The Modern Daiquiri Part 1: Adam Kanter of Rum Bar Philly dissects the history of the daiquiri and looks at modern cocktail trends to predict its future.  Check out the Rum Bar Blog for more.

Same Rum, Same Island, Same FamilyNew Look.  Brinley Gold Shipwreck Rum from St. Kitts redesigns their image.  Click here for details.

Stolen Rum goes back to its rum running roots in order to get its overproof variant into the Australian market.  Their popular SX9 overproof has been showing up at bars in Sydney and Melbourne courtesy of travelers arriving from New Zealand.  The Shout has the full story.

“Rum makers are popping up in Red Hook faster than you can scream, “Yo-ho-ho!”  In the past three weeks, two small-batch rum distilleries have begun bottling organic sugarcane-based hooch that’s tasty enough to make Captain Morgan switch labels.”  Brooklyn Daily reports on the expanding local spirits industry.

Cape Spirits Inc. recently opened a new facility here to produce liquor such as rum, vodka and whiskey.  Cape Spirits’ first product will be Wicked Dolphin Artisan Rum.”  Southwest Florida’s newest rum distillery gets more coverage in Gulf Coast Business.