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Old 10-31-2007, 10:00 PM   #1
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Hey all.

I recently moved to Des Moines IA. I used to work at a huge liquor store and never had any issue getting high end rums.

Since I've moved, I learned two things about Des Moines. You can ship Rum in here (definite plus!) and they don't (as far as I can tell) have any real liquor stores.

The thing I would like some help with is this:

1) Do you know of a good site to order rum from? I'm looking for a good price point, and wide selection. Currently I am looking for Myers Legend, but I want a site I can stick with for many things.

2) How can I find a real liquor store here? Everything is sold in the grocery stores, and I can't seem to find anyone with any premium rums other than the occasional Pyrat XO.


Please help.
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Old 11-01-2007, 11:22 AM   #2
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These folks have El Dorado 21 yr. and 25 yr. !!! http://www.shoppersvineyard.com/rum/rum-c64.html
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Old 11-01-2007, 11:26 AM   #3
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Currently I am looking for Myers Legend, but I want a site I can stick with for many things.
I have not been very impressed with Myers Legend, especially for that price range.
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Old 11-01-2007, 12:49 PM   #4
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These folks have El Dorado 21 yr. and 25 yr. !!! http://www.shoppersvineyard.com/rum/rum-c64.html
Everything is so cheap too!
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Old 11-01-2007, 01:06 PM   #5
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Shoppers Vineyard has a great selection. I've made several purchases from their site.

BevMo is a site you should visit as well. Unfortunately, they don't ship to my state

http://www.bevmo.com/productlist.asp?area=home
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Old 11-04-2007, 01:00 PM   #6
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Awesome sites. I have been looking at Shoppers vineyard for a while. Completely forgot about BevMo.

Any ideas on finding a brick-and-mortar store?
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Old 11-04-2007, 01:04 PM   #7
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These folks have El Dorado 21 yr. and 25 yr. !!! http://www.shoppersvineyard.com/rum/rum-c64.html

HA! Yeah... I don't think my wife would be too happy with me if I brought home a bottle of the 25 yr.

Even on sale it would make take a pretty decent chunk out of my wallet!
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Old 11-06-2007, 06:59 PM   #8
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I have to say one thing about this state and area...... The fine state that we live in used to carry Ron Zacapa but no longer does.... i have been on a search for something that compares.

But by the way ....welcome to the area
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I picked up a bottle of the El Dorado 21 yesterday. I'm not sure that I like it as well as the 15 and the 12.
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A lot drier isn't it?
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