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Week 43 in Review

Hale Pele gets some press, ONO releases Gingeroo, Daily Meal loves Denizen and more in this weeks news.


From the Daily Meal. “If Denizen Rum were a musical genre, it would be a mash-up of soca and reggae: two Caribbean styles with common origins but unmistakably different expressions. Reggae, of course, is Jamaica’s outsized contribution to the world of music, while soca is the percussion-heavy sound of sun-dappled Trinidad.” Click here for the full article.

Hale Pele, Portland’s newest tiki hot spot, gets some love from Oregon Live.

“Made with Old New Orleans Crystal Rum, cayenne infused rum, fresh ginger juice, Louisiana cane sugar and carbonated water, the Gingeroo is a delicious and effervescent beverage for rum connoisseurs and general cocktail lovers alike.” NOLA Defender meets Gingeroo.  Check it out.

Brugal rolls out a brand new limited edition sipping rum called Papa Andres in honor of the company’s founder.  Rum Examiner has the scoop.

Three Rums You’ve Never Heard Of: Digging deep into their cane spirits bag o’ tricks, Esquire Magazine reviews Privateer Silver, Stroh and Clement XO.  Check it out.

“Inner Circle Rum is now back to being produced on Australian soil at the Heritage Beenleigh Distillery in Queensland, following this year’s purchase of both by Bickford’s Australia, the parent company of Vok Beverages.” Get the full story at The Shout.