Modern day rum running, Havana Club sales figures, “low toxin” small batch spirits, Mojito Olympics and other oddities in this week’s rum news.
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Vancouver Sun reports that modern day rum runners made off with $200,000 worth of rum and vodka after hijacking a transport truck near Edmonton.
“Despite a drop in Spain, sales of Havana Club rum worldwide rebounded 10 percent to 3.8 million cases during the 2010-11 financial year, Pernod Ricard SA said in its annual report.” Check out Cuba Standard for details.
Coleman, Wisconsin-based micro-distillery is producing a premium sipping rum with ultra low levels of toxins. Learn more about North Woods Distilling.
Our favorite cigar website, Stogie Guys.com, reviews Angostura 7 Year Rum from Trinidad and match it up with a few nice smokes. Enjoy.
Telegraph.com goes bar hopping. “The capital’s best bartenders on preparing the perfect cocktail, and why London’s bar scene is a (double) shot above New York’s.”
Relish a bit of Rum 101 and then some from Chow.com.
Check out what The Aging Barrel.com is saying about Oakheart, the brand new spiced rum from Bacardi.