Tag Archives: rum
Posted on 05. Jan, 2012 by Luke.
The Year That Was In a year of overseas travel for me, from riding camels through the Sahara desert in Morocco to weddings at the Pink Flamingo in Las Vegas (and the biggest pina coladas I’ve ever seen at Caesar’s Palace) and living the hustle of everyday life at work in the city like I [...]
Posted on 25. Oct, 2011 by Luke.
Benjamin Franklin is supposed to have said “In wine there is Wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is Bacteria”. As bacteria were named in the early 1800’s and Franklin died in 1790, this rumor is unlikely, but I thought we could have some fun with this saying! Put on your thinking caps [...]
Posted on 09. Sep, 2010 by Luke.
Do you remember the first time you ever tried a rum? Every now and then I think back to when I first started to become interested in rum. I think we all remember our first rum experience, seeing, smelling and tasting rum for the first time. For me it was unusual as I’d always been [...]
Posted on 03. Sep, 2010 by Luke.
Hi guys, recently I attended a sailor party with some friends on the river for a birthday party. Being the middle of winter, the night got down to a chilly 3 degrees C. Not your typical cocktail drinking weather, but where there’s a will there’s a way, right? Angostura 1919 was our rum of choice [...]
Posted on 06. May, 2009 by Luke.
Today I decided to go local (well local for me anyway!) so I decided to review the 100% Australian Owned Inner Circle Rum, traditional pot still, born and bred in Australia but made from Australian and Fijian ingredients… go figure. It’s a rich, strong flavoured rum and although I wasn’t sure if I liked it [...]
Posted on 31. Jul, 2008 by Luke.
Its time to discuss Mount Gay Extra Old (or Mount Gay Black as it’s known by the locals in Barbados) and although most Rums are enjoyed with a sunset, I enjoyed my Mount Gay Extra Old with fog, gusting winds and torrential rain! There was no way being as cold as a naked chicken lost [...]
Posted on 06. May, 2008 by Luke.
The Appleton Estate V/X holds some special sentimental value to me. The smooth blended taste of the Jamaican rum always reminds me of the first bottle I tried. You see I didn’t buy this bottle, it was given to me as a present for my birthday by a special lady who has since become a [...]