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by Capn Jimbo
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Rum Cellar
Topic: Review: Rhum Barbancourt Réserve Spéciale 8 Years
Replies: 16
Views: 13833

Re: Review: Rhum Barbancourt Réserve Spéciale 8 Years

Is this the only way to store the juice, by concentrating it? This brings a question in mind, after it has been concentrated and diluted again, can it be called "fresh juice" anymore? To the former, the answer is yes. By drawing off a bit of water to form what still remains a pretty thin "semi-syru...
by Capn Jimbo
Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Rum Cellar
Topic: Review: Angostura 1919
Replies: 14
Views: 8787

Re: Review: Angostura 1919

Count, I really wish I could find an 1824, all my stores carry 1919. But you can be sure it's on my wishlist...
by Capn Jimbo
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:24 am
Forum: Rum Cellar
Topic: Review: Angostura 1919
Replies: 14
Views: 8787

Re: Review: Angostura 1919

Great review for a great rum at a great value (about $20 in Florida). It seems a number of people had trouble in nailing down this rum, as did my partner Sue Sea and me. After several different tastings we felt as though we were just hitting around the mark, quite frustrating. Finally, finally it hi...
by Capn Jimbo
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:13 am
Forum: Rum Cellar
Topic: Review: Rhum Barbancourt Réserve Spéciale 8 Years
Replies: 16
Views: 13833

Re: Review: Rhum Barbancourt Réserve Spéciale 8 Years

As has been noted Barbancourt's labels cite "made from fresh cane juice". Their website details meticulous and time consuming making of agricultural rum in the classic French manner. The controversy cited is limited to one website, based on extremely dated alleged information (prior to 1997). I've h...
by Capn Jimbo
Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:51 am
Forum: Rum Cellar
Topic: Your favourite rum
Replies: 19
Views: 8844

Re: Your favourite rum

The previous replies sure cover a lot of fine rums. It's interesting to see the varying personal preferences. My tastes are very classic and traditional in the sense I love the tradition and the entire experience of Mount Gay Extra Old. Close seconds include Seale's 10, which is slightly more access...