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Old 08-18-2010, 06:02 PM   #1
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Default August 2010 Food & Wine

Edward Hamilton, Smuggler's Cove and a few of your favorite rums are mentioned in the August, 2010 issue of Food & Wine.
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Go get 'um Ed, congrads as it looks like good rum is getting more good press.
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Man... am having a bit of a problem with that! How F&W could list that one as a light PR style rum is kinda hard to figure out. But as the Romans would say... (ok who wants to hear what the Romans would say?)
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Man... am having a bit of a problem with that! How F&W could list that one as a light PR style rum is kinda hard to figure out.
If you're referring to Don Q Gran Añejo, how would you describe it?
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No Ed, unless I am bonkers, it sure looked to me like they had Zaya listed as a light PR style... (never have had the DonQ GR...)
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Meant DonQ GA, sorry
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Hi Ed... here's the a screen shot of what I am looking at when I click on that F&W link...looks to me like they have Zaya in the light PR style, and if I were the one to be categorizing that I would at least put it in the "medium" category. I for one, find Zaya to be one of the most in your face rums, sweet, heady, full bodied and with a very very pronounced vanilla component (which, personally, I don't particularly favor.) To each his own of course. But I find it difficult to do much with Zaya because of the heavy vanilla flavor. I like it on vanilla ice cream! And it's not bad as a Dark and Stormy, (sorry Goslings.. didn't mean to intrude) Ok with tonic. Ok to sip a bit of... but there are a lot of other rums that I, personally, would favor ahead of it. Never tried it with Coke... but then again, haven't done that with anything in about 20 years. Maybe I should sometime... So here's the screen shot.. and, btw... am looking forward to running into my first bottle of DQ older offerings because I very much like their standard stuff.
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