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Old 01-26-2018, 05:11 PM   #291
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Howdy folks! I'm a recovering journalist living in Central Texas who now works in media relations. I write speculative fiction but my most recent book is a non-fiction history on the infamous Chicken Ranch (yes, the Best Little Whorehouse). Rum's always been my spirit of choice, but until recently I was more interested in homebrew beers, ales and mead. Falling down the tiki rabbit hole a couple years ago led me to develop an interest in craft cocktails and from there, a desire to improve my rum IQ. Which, obviously, leads one to the Ministry of Rum sooner or later.
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Old 01-27-2018, 03:50 PM   #292
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Originally Posted by Dennis03 View Post
I am a frequent visitor to the Bahamas - generally through Nassau on a cruise ship. On each visit, I return with not less than 3 cases of Ricardo Coconut Rum. On one visit, I brought back six cases. I will be visiting again the end of March, 2018 this time in Freeport. I understand the distillery for Ricardo Coconut Rum is in Freeport. Does anyone know their address and whether they provide tours. To me, this would almost be like a visit to Mecca. Thanks
Is this a dark, amber or clear rum?
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:36 PM   #293
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Default Sailing Vessel Merlin

I was pleasantly surprised to find your web site today! I remember back in 2004 or there about I found your web site and sent you an email to which you were kind enough to reply. We sailed aboard Merlin for 8 years from Florida to the DR to PR and Culebra to the VI to Trinidad and all the Islands in between and back to Wash DC via the ICW and of course many parts of the Bahamas! We especially enjoyed the Rum from the DR called Columbus. Can't seem to find it anywhere around here in Port St Lucie Florida. Any ideas?
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Old 02-02-2018, 01:21 PM   #294
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Hello from the Sun Coast of Florida!

Excited about joining the group and looking forward to learning the fine art of rum!
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Old 02-10-2018, 02:12 AM   #295
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Hello Rum lovers,
I am a fairly new convert to rum in particular. I enjoy it immensely and am building a collection, but it keeps getting consumed... I appreciate that I can still afford top line Rums, whereas even bourbon is now an over marketed commodity. I think Rum, much like quality Sherry in the wine world, is affordable and under appreciated ... Though the Hamilton St. Lucia was a bit difficult to find I am now a happy man to have tasted it and added it to my home bar! I look forward to learning much about everything.
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Old 02-17-2018, 10:39 PM   #296
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Originally Posted by seemoore View Post
I am a member of a group of self appointed missionaries of GREAT rums.We as a group have devoted our taste buds to the world of ZAYA!!!
We are all grown men in the Midwest semi or should be retired professionals(self annoited).
We like our Rum and women old and dark!

Great quote! Love it!
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