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Week 34 in Review

Tampa Rum Fest draws thousands, best bets for Notting Hill Carnival and summer finale drink recipes in this week’s news.

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imageForbes Magazine prepares for Notting Hill Carnival by asking a London insider for the best rum bars to get into the spirit of the islands with the perfect Dark and Stormy. The results are…

Tampa Rum Fest draws 5000 thirsty fans! Ybor City’s historic Cuban Club was on island time last Saturday when it played host to thousands of people who came to the tropical Summer of Rum festival. Tampa Tribune has the story.

Rum Forever linked to the Caribbean. Arguably the best example of successfully capturing and marketing the spirit of the Caribbean in a global product is rum, now one of the most popular spirits in the world and continuing to grow. Market Watch dissects the global rum phenomenon.

Austin Culture Map celebrates National Rum Month by talking cane spirits and cocktails with 6 of the city’s top bartenders. Click here for the full story.

The Independent rolls out three worthwhile drink recipes that will ensure a rummy good time at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival. Check ‘em out right here.