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Old 03-02-2008, 10:06 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by KINGSTON View Post
I have not a bad word to say about Bacardi.
If we are honest with ourselves I believe that most of us can recognize that the disdain for Bacardi has little to do with its quality.

Everyone loves to hate the big dog. My company is easily the most hated sword maker in the US, principally I believe, because it is the largest.

The second reason that WE, as supposed connoisseurs, might show disdain is our own egos. We want to be holders of hidden knowledge. Even unconsciously such is highly likely to prejudice our opinions.

I have spoken with some significant distillers that ASPIRE to Bacardi quality.
Daniel Watson
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