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Topic Title: Rum for the holidays.
Topic Summary: Sipping not mixing.
Created On: 12/09/2020 06:29 PM
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 12/16/2020 01:00 PM
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Pagerow

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If you ever travel internationally and have access to the Duty Free store, you GOTTA try Ron Centenario XX (twenty year old). It sips like a light syrup, and goes down wonderfully.

It's wrapped in a light brown leather bottle (tall, not short bottle), and it sold for $40 a few years ago in the Duty Free shop.

Anyone headed to Costa, pick me up a bottle, I'll pay extra!
 12/16/2020 05:35 PM
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johnnyboy

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It's smooth. It's a bit sweet. My friend who comes with me to Costa Rica buys the Cuban cigars and drinks that neat. He dips the end right in and chomps on it too. I think the smoke counteracts the sweetness and snottiness makes the bottle drop like it's leaking.

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 12/17/2020 01:37 PM
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Ron Centanario

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 12/18/2020 07:40 AM
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Cole

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Originally posted by: johnnyboy

It's smooth. It's a bit sweet. My friend who comes with me to Costa Rica buys the Cuban cigars and drinks that neat. He dips the end right in and chomps on it too. I think the smoke counteracts the sweetness and snottiness makes the bottle drop like it's leaking.


Cool. I like sweet.

I keep threatening to buy a bottle of Grand Marnier Cuvée du Centenaire, but I'm afraid I'll suck the bottle down and not respect the $150 price tag.



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 12/18/2020 08:05 PM
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johnnyboy

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The Blackwells is not a sweet mess. It's a very good rum. Sips well. It's a great addition.

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 12/18/2020 08:23 PM
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Cole

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Does ABC have it? Blackwells that is...
 12/19/2020 08:11 AM
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johnnyboy

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No idea. I started this whole thing at total wines because they had the ratings on the price. I went with highest rating and lowest price.

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 12/19/2020 08:34 AM
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mahalo for da report!

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 12/19/2020 06:33 PM
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Cole

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Originally posted by: johnnyboy

No idea. I started this whole thing at total wines because they had the ratings on the price. I went with highest rating and lowest price.


ABC is just up the road from me and TW is a trip. I'll look for myself.

 12/20/2020 08:16 AM
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garcia

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Yes, ABC has Blackwell's. That's where I get it.
 12/20/2020 01:59 PM
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StirfryMcflurry

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Just got the Pilar blonde...anyone try it? It's pretty smoove.

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 12/22/2020 01:26 PM
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johnnyboy

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I got the dark aged in sherry casks. Very sweet. Is the blonde sweet too?

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 12/29/2020 06:59 PM
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johnnyboy

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Tonite it's el pasador del oro. Guatemalan. 93 pts and $36. Smooooooooooth. It's nice to watch Miami rally and still lose and Texas play well while sipping it.

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 12/30/2020 08:35 AM
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Originally posted by: johnnyboy I got the dark aged in sherry casks. Very sweet. Is the blonde sweet too?
Yes. a little too much for me. Soooo - I tried out the Grander - from Panama. So far - LIKE

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 12/31/2020 05:39 PM
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It's a big night. Kaniche perfection XO. From Panama. 91 pts and about $33.

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 01/01/2021 06:28 PM
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johnnyboy

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It's a lot like abuelo. Which is good.

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 01/05/2021 06:50 PM
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Cole

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If you have some cheap stuff you need to mix, try this. I've been drinking it thru the holiday season.

http://www.allrecipes.com/vide...ohns-hot-buttered-rum/
 01/10/2021 12:25 PM
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johnnyboy

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Last night it was a gift that I drank. 20th anniversary plantation. Excellent. Broke my own one glass rule.

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 01/15/2021 02:28 PM
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Ron Zacapa is my go to sipping rum. $40 a bottle or so. The XO variety is $100+ but excellent for sipping.

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 01/18/2021 03:53 PM
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johnnyboy

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It's is smooth. It's my buddy's favorite. I suggest the Santa Teresa solera for a spin. Same price.

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FORUMS : FOOD ...........and Music : Rum for the holidays.

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