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Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum Independence Punch

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Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum Independence Punch

A Reason To Celebrate!  

It’s Friday – that’s enough reason to celebrate for sure, but Notting Hill Carnival is also just around the corner, and thoughts of rum punch spring to mind.  Our friends at Wray & Nephew came up with a fab cocktail called Independence Punch that you can make at home and enjoy in the sun!
 
Check it out…
 
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Bacardi Gran Reserva Maestro De Ron

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Bacardí Gran Reserva Maestro De Ron

It’s Something For The Traveller…  

HEADLINE: “BACARDÍ announces the launch of BACARDÍ® GRAN RESERVA MAESTRO DE RON, a super-premium white sipping rum, exclusively in Global Travel Retail”
 
Unfortunately, without a reason to fly somewhere, it seemed like the scope for us tasting it first hand was pretty much zilch.  Fortunately, the opportunity to speak to Marc Plumridge, the Global Brand Ambassador for Bacardi Global Travel Retail presented itself along with a glass or two of the rum in question.
 
So, just what do Bacardi think a super-premium white sipping rum is?
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The Spirit of Bacardi Graphic Novel

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The Spirit of Bacardi

Like Comics? Like Rum? Then Read On…  

The creative team at Bacardi raise the 'cool' stakes yet further with their latest project, a graphic novel ‘The Spirit of Bacardi’ that fits seamlessly in with their worldwide Untameable campaign.  Check out the details and find out you can download your copy right here.
 
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Penny Blue XO Rum Batch 002

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Penny Blue XO Rum Batch 002

The Second Coming…  

Berry Bros & Rudd unveil the second release of Penny Blue XO and I’ll admit that whilst the first release was not in any way at all a bad product, it just wasn’t super exciting.  Safe?  Yes.   Easy sipping?  Yes.  Memorable? Well…  
 
So can Batch #002 live up to the promises of Batch #001?
 
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El Dorado Rum and Cigar Pairing

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El Dorado 15 Year Old Rum

…At On the Roof with Q - Monday 18th August 6-8pm  

Rum news worth sharing:
 
On the Roof with Q is teaming up with El Dorado Rum and JJ Fox Cigars to host a Rum and Cigar tasting evening on the Roof of Selfridges.
 
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Sailor Jerry UK Bartender Appreciation Day

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Sailor Jerry Bartender Appreciation Day

Who Will Be The UK’s Favourite Bartender?  

Sailor Jerry Launches a UK Initiative to Get Bartenders a Day off and Find the ‘Nation’s Favourite Bartender’.  We’ve been told that the Sailor Jerry team spoke to 1,000 drinkers and bartenders across the UK and that the results are amazing!
 
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Haitian Rum Festival Preview

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Haitian Rum Festival

14th to 17th November 2014  

The first Haitian Rum Festival will be held in Port-au-Prince from 14 to 17 November 2014.  The events team (J'Organise) are looking to welcome rum fans from all over the world, both amateur and professional alike for what promises to be not only a wonderful showcase for rum, but an opportunity for Haiti to show off the islands crafts and creativity as well.  All being well, TheFloatingRumShack.com will be there and I can tell you we are pretty excited about the prospect.
 

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