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Old 11-28-2007, 02:26 PM   #1
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Default Thomas Tew Rum, Rhode Island

Thomas Tew Rum is now available - in limited areas. The rum comes from Newport, Rhode Island, from the first Rhode Island rum distillery since 1842.

http://www.newportstorm.com/thomastewrums.asp

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It just came out about 5 weeks ago in RI. Right now it is in pretty short supply, but their are 3 stores that may be shipping via mail (our license does not permit us to do this). Vickers Liquors 401-847-0123, Town Wine and Spirits 401-434-4563, Joyals Liquors 401-822-0536. We have tours of our brewery, but I am waiting to hear back from the state about showing and sampling in the distillery. We have the first distilling license in RI since 1842, so it has been a while since they've had to rule on these questions.

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I hope to make it down to Joyal's soon to grab a bottle. Joyal's is also the closest place I know that carries New Orleans rum, so I'll try for an American double.
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Old 11-28-2007, 06:57 PM   #2
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I was looking at my shelf last night, thinking to myself that I need more American rums.

Of course, I also think I need more from all the other countries out there...but you know what I mean.
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Old 11-28-2007, 07:52 PM   #3
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Speaking of US rums, what's out there?

Off the top of my head...
(But now corrected and improved)

Charbay - CA (distiller)
Dogfish Head - DE (distiller)
Hurricane - MA (distiller)
Thomas Tew - RI (distiller)
Prichard's - TN (distiller)
Rogue - OR (distiller)
New Orleans - LA (distiller)
Cabana Bay - ME (Virgin Islands rum)
Maui - HA (distiller)
Whaler's - KY (Virgin Islands rum)
Treaty Oak - TX (distiller)

Any others?

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Old 11-28-2007, 08:39 PM   #4
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Well, in the hopefully-not-too-distant future we'll have Temptryst.
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:54 PM   #5
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Florida Distillers distills and bottles a number of private labels. Coincidentally, the distiller and I went to school together years ago.
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Old 11-30-2007, 07:07 AM   #6
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Treaty Oak just hit the shelves in Austin. http://www.treatyoakrum.com/

I tried it tonight. More of a vodka than a rum. Very faint molasses on the nose, promising something to come, in spite of a whiff of sulphur. With only slight mineral notes in the taste, I'd say that this rum fails to deliver... unless you really want a vodka.
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Old 11-30-2007, 12:46 PM   #7
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Speaking of US rums, what's out there?

Off the top of my head...

Charbay - CA
Hurricane - MA
Thomas Tew - RI
Prichard's - TN
Rogue - OR
New Orleans - LA
Cabana - NH
Maui - HA
Whaler's - KY

Any others?
Whaler's is blended and bottled in KY from Virgin Island rum so I wouldn't say it is a US rum, though could be argued.
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Good point. And that makes me wonder about Cabana. A distillery in New Hampshire?? Quite possibly not.

Correction though - I was thinking of Cabana Bay, from White Rock Distilleries in Maine. Not NH.

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Re Treaty Oak Platinum Rum, I second the vodka characteristics. This isn't a special rum unless you are talking about rums that taste like vodka, that is, don't have much of a taste at all. I was very disappointed, since I was hoping for a great rum from Austin. Oh, well.
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Good point. And that makes me wonder about Cabana. A distillery in New Hampshire?? Quite possibly not.

Correction though - I was thinking of Cabana Bay, from White Rock Distilleries in Maine. Not NH.
White Rock Distilleries used to buy Virgin Islands rum and bottle it in Maine under the Cabana Boy rum label.
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