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Week 34 in Review

Buying rum from the barrel, press for Pink Pigeon, Plantation 3-Star gets Examined and much more in this week’s rum news.  Cheers!


Hail Mauritius!!  Nashville Scene discovers Pink Pigeon Rum, the new boutique brand making waves in mixology circles.  Read on

“Nothing needs to be different about Street Vybz Rum. It was the rum that changed the rum market in Jamaica for dancehall patrons. We made rum cool and no longer for rum heads.” Street Vybz Rum returns to the Jamaican market.  Click here for the full story.

The Rum Examiner reviews Plantation 3 Star, a new premium white rum blended from Trini, Jamaican and Bajan stock.  What did he think of it? Tune in to find out.

Spirits Business reports: “West Indies’ Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association (WIRSPA) has put out a £4 million brief for an agency to promote Caribbean rum in the US and Europe.”

While strolling the streets of Roseau, Dominica, Steve Bennett from Uncommon Caribbean stumbles upon Barb’s Enterprises Wholesale, a tiny shop that sells local rum directly from the barrel.  Sounds like our kind of place, Steve.  Check out the UC site for details.