Admiral Nelson sells out, love for Denizen, a major award for Rum Bar Philly, new Barbancourt cocktails and much more in this week’s rum news.
The Nightclub & Bar Media Group releases the results of their 2012 Nightclub & Bar Awards. Our friend Adam Kanter at Philadelphia’s Rum Bar wins Cocktail Lounge of the Year. Well done, Adam!!! You totally deserve it!!!
Bacardi at a Glance: The Miami Herald breaks down 150 years of Bacardi accomplishments in an impressive one-page timeline. Enjoy!
“Denizen Rum strikes the perfect balance between the typical characterless flavor of white rums and the overpowering molasses flavor of dark rums.” The Hooch Life reviews Denizen.
Tanduay announces plans to develop a line of rums for the US market and continues the search for stateside distributors in Vegas and Miami. ABS-CBN News has the story.
They’re taking over the world (of spirits). “Heaven Hill Distilleries made a major play in the rum category, acquiring the 700,000-case Admiral Nelson’s rum brand from Luxco Inc.” The super-insightful Shaken News Daily has the scoop.