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Week 45 in Review

Another week of rum news includes reviews, best cocktail bar lists, brands launched and more. Check it out.


imageThe Shout reports: Bundaberg Rum has looked to America’s Deep South for the inspiration behind the latest addition to its acclaimed Master Distillers’ Collection. The sixth rum to be rolled out in the series was crafted within 280 of the world’s finest whiskey barrels from Kentucky.

Auston Design Group rolls out their first product in the spirits category with Dia de Los Muertos Horchata Spiced Rum. The artwork on the bottle alone will make this a top seller. Click here for the full story. reviews three popular brands from Barbados – Cockspur 12, Fine Rum and their 130 Overproof. Check it out.

Our friend Bahama Bob digs into the history of Dagger Rum, the long discontinued Wray & Nephew brand that worked as the main ingredient in countless tiki drinks. Read on…

From upscale cocktail bars to downtown’s newest distillery, unveils their list of the top 10 places in Chicago to get a decent rum drink. Here’s the scoop.