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Old 12-24-2012, 08:02 PM   #1
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My name is Joey and I am a rumaholic! I also find myself funnier than most other people probably do but I'm okay with that. I started drinking rum a little over a year ago when I happened upon a bottle of El Dorado 15 at a local specialty wine and spirits store. I wanted to get my dad something nice for fathers day and for some reason this bottle of rum was calling to me instead of a nice bourbon that I was planning on. A few hours later, with my dad and brother, we opened the bottle and could not believe how amazingly smooth and delicious this rum was. As a kid, I'd always loved rum cake, rum nougat and pretty much everything else rum flavored but when I started drinking and only ever tried Bacardi or something else of the same caliber, I was sorely disappointed. Stumbling upon the El Dorado has renewed my love for all things rum and since sent me on a lifelong venture of exploring and savoring as many fine, aged rums as I can get my hands on.

Aside from my love for rum, I a 30 year old male, living in the San Francisco East Bay Area working in building maintenance. I am also an aspiring musician who sings and plays the acoustic guitar. I am a huge movie buff and I can't get enough of NBC's The Office or Parks and Recreation. Feel free to message me or give me any tips and advice you may have! Thanks!
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Welcome to the forums. You couldn't have picked a better rum to start with than El Dorado 15 year old.
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