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Old 04-02-2015, 11:04 AM   #981
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2 bottles of Ron Zacapa XO. Great price of $79 a bottle from WCL Wines in New Jersey.

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Old 04-09-2015, 05:35 PM   #982
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A friend of mine just returned from Jamaica, he brought me back a Smatt's Gold... looks delicious and it's soon too be uncorked
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Old 04-18-2015, 10:39 AM   #983
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Decent quality rum is hard to find in these parts, so imagine my surprise when I found a local website selling RL Seale's 10.

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Old 04-27-2015, 12:00 PM   #984
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Matusalem gran reserva 15 is my last purchase. 23 euro in germany!!!
very good rum.
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Old 04-28-2015, 01:29 PM   #985
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Good finds, all of them
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Old 04-28-2015, 09:37 PM   #986
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Great pure purchases Alan. I imagine you will enjoy these greatly.

I recently bought a bottle of Jamaican rum laid down in 1990 then bottled late 2014-15. Its called Smooth Ambler Revelation rum. An interesting bottle indeed. Said to be free of any alteration at all. Bottled at 49.5% ABV. At around 70.00 a bottle this is a decent buy.


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Old 04-28-2015, 10:52 PM   #987
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Great pure purchases Alan. I imagine you will enjoy these greatly.

I recently bought a bottle of Jamaican rum laid down in 1990 then bottled late 2014-15. Its called Smooth Ambler Revelation rum. An interesting bottle indeed. Said to be free of any alteration at all. Bottled at 49.5% ABV. At around 70.00 a bottle this is a decent buy.


I've been seeing that rum at lots of places. Couldn't find any info on it. Please let me know how it tastes nn
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Old 04-29-2015, 12:45 AM   #988
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Mamajuana, very nice. I haven't had the pleasure yet but have been enjoying their Old Scout bourbon quite a bit. The folks at Smooth Ambler are great. Glad to see them bottling an excellent rum
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Old 04-30-2015, 11:17 AM   #989
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Good finds, all of them
I'm curious to know how the Doorly's XO compares to RL Seale's.
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Old 04-30-2015, 04:11 PM   #990
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Speaking of the 10 yr old RL Seale, on the nose I get more cane syrup like aromas and notice the cane on the palate. This is toned down a little on the Doorly's, I suspect due to the 2nd maturation in Oloroso sherry casks. Both are hands down fabulous rums at a surprisingly low price point. The Doorly's at $15/750ml can't be beat beat price wise. I paid $22 for the RL Seale which for a ten year old unadulterated rum is a steal. Both are a great bargain considering other spirits and other rums.

Although the Real McCoys are a bit higher price wise I found them both fabulous pure rums and salute Bailey and his team for making such high quality pure rums at a reasonable price point. I'm a fan
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