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Old 08-26-2006, 08:34 PM   #1
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Demon Rum!

A few years ago I attended a conference in Puerto Rico. On the way home I stopped in the duty-free who and, on the advice of a colleague, bought some Bacardi 8-year-old "Ron Reserva Superior." Yow! I had never paid much attention to rum since I was in college, but straight up in a snifter, it was like cognac, but with this wonderful sweet quality!

When I ran low on the Bacardi, I stopped by my local liquor store, which is tiny but carries great stuff. I asked for a recommendation, and the owner directed me to Zaba, a 12-year-old "grand reserva" rum from Guatemala. OMG! This stuff is the Nectar of the Gods! Check it out here.

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Old 08-28-2006, 07:29 AM   #2
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Intersesting stuff!

I'll have to keep an eye out for it the next time I'm over at the liquor/wine/beer store to see if they stock it.

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Old 08-28-2006, 07:33 AM   #3
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I'm in! I agree, some rums are meant to be enjoyed without benefit of mixers.
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