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Week 48 in Review

Bahamas Rum Fest takes shape, Rum Fire goes local and Bundy fans get paid in this week’s news. Enjoy.

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image“Hundreds of Bundaberg Rum fans queued for three days and nights for a limited edition bottle commemorating the iconic Queensland brand’s 125th anniversary.” Herald Sun has the full story.

Get ready! Plans are coming together for the most exciting new rum event of the year. Festival Rum Bahamas will bring a wide array of music, food and plenty of rum to Nassau this February. Here are the details.

Ernest Hemingway is a legendary adventurer and drinker, and you can get a little taste of his greatness in Papa’s Pilar Rum from the Hemingway Rum Company.” Papa’s Pilar Rum gets some love from our friends at Guyism.com.

After a successful European launch that included four gold tasting competition medals, Rum Fire takes aim at a larger portion of Jamaica’s overproof rum market. The Gleaner has the scoop.

From the India Economic Times: “Rum is not just the favourite drink of rambunctious pirates with skewed moral compasses traipsing around the Caribbean. The drink traditionally consumed raw with a large side of brood in old, dingy bars has been the strongest alcoholic beverage in the country for years”