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Week 5 in Review

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.

Bahama Bob gets his hands on a bottle of Barbancourt 3 Star and Pango Rhum to whip up one of his signature island cocktails.  Check out the Pango Tango.

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.

The latest issue of Got Rum Magazine hits the virtual news stand packed with articles about Mamajuana, bars in Berlin, interviews, rum reviews and more.  Go get a copy.