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Week 9 in Review

Sammy Hagar talks rum, a look at Callwood Distillery, Leblon launches in Australia, strong cocktails at Seabright and more in this week’s rum news.

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The Sun reports that Sammy Hagar continued the roll out of his new Beach Bar Rum at a star-studded event and tasting at the Cabo Wabo Cantina in Las Vegas.

Carl and Shawn from Coastlines & Tan Lines find the perfect beach bar in White Bay, Jost Van Dyke.  Say hello to Ivan’s Stress Free Bar.

“The weather has been so surprisingly pleasant lately that a trip to Santa Cruz seemed inevitable. And there’s no point in fighting the inevitable, Seabright Brewery is part of the bargain.”  Mercury News finds a strong rum cocktail menu at a popular brewery in Santa Cruz, California.

Check out “10 Things You Never Knew About Rum” from our friends at The Times of India.  Enjoy.

Bahama Bob reminisces about his trip to Tortola and a stop at Callwood Distilling, the oldest continuously running rum distillery in the Caribbean.

Get your chill-on with a little help from Rum Shop Ryan.  Maho Bay, St. John is the latest installment of the Island Lime video series.

Spirits distributor Bacardi Lion has launched the award-winning premium Leblon Cachaca in Australia in a bid to grow and develop the spirit category locally.  Get all the details at The Shout.

“Over the past few years, Jakarta has seen a boom in its drinking culture, especially among young people.”  Vancouver.ca discovers the cocktail scene of Indonesia’s capital city.