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Week 3 in Review

Angostura Single Barrel review, the world’s best mojitos, love for the new Phraya bottle and more in the news.


“The opulent gilded container, which was created in Allied’s modern product development facility using advanced design and production techniques, exemplifies the luxurious qualities of the Phraya Rum brand and creates phenomenal on-shelf presence.” is in love with the new Phraya bottle.

Fresh off his trip to Trinidad, Bahama Bob reviews Angostura Single Barrel.  Want to know what he thinks of it?  Tune in to the Rumstyles site.

The Times talk mojitos: “What locals have known for a long time has now been verified by the worldwide web – that mojitos from Fish D’Vine’s Rum Bar are among the world’s best.”

Our friends at Rum Journal discover Atlantico and use it to whip up a premium Dominican Republic inspired Daiquiri.  Tune in to the RJ site to see their secret recipe.

“In this bone-chilling winter, nothing comforts better than a few pegs of rum. That’s what Bacchus lovers would like everyone to believe.”  The Times of India reports on the state of the nation’s rum scene.  Read on.

The Uncommon Caribbean crew continues their quest for unique products and unusual island destinations.  This time they locate a bottle of Rhum Bielle and seem to enjoy this traditional drop from Guadeloupe.

From The Moodie Report: “Following its successful introduction in the Philippines domestic market last July, Don Papa small batch rum is now available in Philippines Duty Free in an exclusive one-litre format.”  Click here for the full story.