Santo Domingo’s South Bay Rum – Small Batch, BIG Sweetness
🇩🇴Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo’s South Bay Rum – Small Batch, BIG Sweetness

One thing I can definitively say about South Bay, though, is that it's all kinds of sweet... intensely so!
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Kirk and Sweeney 12YO, Fine DomRep Rum from California
🇩🇴Dominican Republic

Kirk and Sweeney 12YO, Fine DomRep Rum from California

For 2015, one rum simply deserves a little extra recognition. Its name: Kirk and Sweeney.
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Divine Providencia Rum and The Origin of Florida’s Palm Trees
🇬🇾Guyana

Divine Providencia Rum and The Origin of Florida’s Palm Trees

There exists, perhaps, no rum better suited to mixing with coconut water than Providencia Rum... at least according to legend.
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Friday Happy Hour: Old Man Guavaberry Brand 8YO Republic Rum, St. Maarten
🇸🇽St. Maarten

Friday Happy Hour: Old Man Guavaberry Brand 8YO Republic Rum, St. Maarten

It's easy to think that the only thing produced, bottled, and sold at St. Maarten's famous Guaveberry Emporium is guavaberry liqueur itself. Not true...
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Friday Happy Hour: Stonewall, Authentically American Rum for 4th of July
🇺🇸USA

Friday Happy Hour: Stonewall, Authentically American Rum for 4th of July

Beer will likely work best for most Americans celebrating their independence this weekend, but we (surprise!) are making a case for rum.
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Bahamian Rum Comes of Age With Afrohead 7
🇧🇸Bahamas

Bahamian Rum Comes of Age With Afrohead 7

As elsewhere in the West Indies, rum plays a prominent role in the history of The Bahamas. Mostly, though, that role hasn't been all that distinguished.
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Showy and Sweet Rhum Barbancourt Cuvée 150 Ans
🇭🇹Haiti

Showy and Sweet Rhum Barbancourt Cuvée 150 Ans

What rums might rate as "Top Shelf," like most everything else in the world of rum, is subjective.
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Martinique’s Rhum J. Bally – One Man’s Passion Begets Everlasting Top Shelf Pleasure
🇲🇶Martinique

Martinique’s Rhum J. Bally – One Man’s Passion Begets Everlasting Top Shelf Pleasure

The J. Bally Rhum Vieux I enjoyed in the shadow of Mt. Pelée a few years ago has always stood out to me as a singular sipping experience.
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Friday Happy Hour: Martinique’s Magnifique Rhum JM Vieux Agricole VSOP
🇲🇶Martinique

Friday Happy Hour: Martinique’s Magnifique Rhum JM Vieux Agricole VSOP

For those who like their rhum dark and neat, with an occasional ice cube or two, there's only one correct order in Martinique: rhum vieux. My favorite: Rhum JM.
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