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Week 9 in Review

Rum cover-over tax, new look for Havana Club, ultra-premium Brugal and more in this week’s news.

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imageNew York Times discovers some of the world’s best rums while traveling the Caribbean. Click here to see how far they made it.

From Drink Spirits: The Edrington Group has seen some solid success with their ultra high-end releases for Macallan, so they’re bringing a very similar strategy and sensibility to Brugal, their rum brand. Papá Andrés Rum enter she market.

It remains controversial but the US Virgin Islands are set to receive an advance of more than $60 million in rum cover-over tax revenues. VI Daily News has the details.

Sammy Hagar surfaces at the Miami Food & Wine Festival to talk about his passion for life, business and rum…Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum to be precise. Here’s more.

Our friends over at the Floating Rum Shack have the scoop on Havana Club‘s stylish new bottle and look for their 15 year old rum. Check out TFRS for details.