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Week 37 in Review

This week’s news was packed with new distillery openings, rum folklore and drink recipes. Check it out.

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image“As the kiddies go back to school rum lovers are gearing up for education of a more grown-up kind.” Rum Experience University gets some big coverage in The Independent.

The Wine Times blog has published five pieces of interesting folklore that you may or may not know about rum. Have you ever wondered why many old-timers call rum Nelson’s Blood? Check out the article for more.

The Stuff.com reports: High-flying spirit label Stolen, best known for its rum brands, is set to embark on international expansion after its owner gained $4 million in a private capital raising this week.

Lately it seems that a week doesn’t go by without a new micro-distillery opening for business, and this week was no exception. Click here to read about Iowa‘s first official small-batch rum distillery.

Bahama Bob rounds out the week with another top-notch drink recipe. Check out his version of the Panama Morning Glory Cocktail using Zafra as the base.