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Week 38 in Review

A new distillery in Charleston, a list of worthy rum reads, Stolen brand expands and more in this week’s news.

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imageThe cocktail column in The National Post is focusing on great booze books over the next few weeks. Check out their picks for the best rum reads on the market.

The micro-distillery scene in South Carolina is getting a bit more robust. High Wire Distilling has just opened the doors of their brand new distillery and tasting room on King Street in Charleston. Their first product will be a white rum made from local cane juice. City Paper has the details.

The Friday Happy Hour articles on Uncommon Caribbean have become a staple read for us as the work week draws to an end. This week, Steve discovers how to drink like a local in Haiti. If you’re a fan of simple drinks, you need to read this. Click here.

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.