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.
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.
Rhum Barbancourt Cuvée 150 Ans – Showy and Sweet
Rhum Barbancourt Cuvée 150 Ans debuted in December 2012 to mark the 150th anniversary of Rhum Barbancourt. Only 6,000 bottles were produced.
Rhum J Bally – One Man’s Passion Begets Everlasting Top Shelf Pleasure
The Rhum 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.
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.
Friday Happy Hour: The Unifying Power of Papa’s Pilar Dark
Papa's Pilar Dark is an artisan-crafted rum inspired by one of history's greatest adventurers, and my favorite author, Ernest Hemingway.
Friday Happy Hour: Don Pancho Origenes Rums de Panama
Don Pancho is a giant in the rum world, so naturally Don Pancho Origenes, the first rums bearing the Master Ronero's name, are equally revered.
Rhum Agricole La Favorite Cuvée Spéciale de la Flibuste
Dark, smoky, seductively aromatic and complex, La Flibuste is the very embodiment of both the brand and the word "Favorite" to me.
Friday Happy Hour: Having More Fun with Papa’s Pilar Blonde
Lots of nice rums are smooth, but few are equally as supple at the same time as Papa's Pilar Blonde.