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Old 09-07-2009, 04:41 AM   #1
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Default An Iowan in Japan

Why did it take me so long to find this place?! Absolutely lovely.
As the title says, born and raised in Iowa then moved to Japan about 8 years ago. Been in Hiroshima for four years and think I've found my home.
Rum was discovered way back in college but I didn't have the funds to explore much beyond Bacardi. Too bad I didn't learn more before I left.
Japan is awash in whiskey (some mighty fine whiskey), and I tried my best to get into it, but it just doesn't have the 'it' that rum does.
At my local shop I can get a Zacapa 15yr and two kinds of Havana Club. The next level is Bacardi 8 or Captain Morgan followed by some really cheap stuff. I am extremely jealous of some of the rum cabinets I have seen on here!
Hope to hear from thebrand, another rum lover in Japan, on possible places to enjoy the drink and pick up a few more bottles.

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Old 09-08-2009, 01:11 PM   #2
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Gordy99 welcome to the for-rum!!
i know what you mean all of us are "jealous of some of the rum cabinets"-- even the ones who have the rum cabinets.... Glad to have you with us...
a drink with forrest . . .
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Old 09-09-2009, 12:50 AM   #3
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Welcome, Gody99!
"Person-to-person call for Kowalski. Person-to-person call for Kowalski.
Can you hear me, Kowalski
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Old 09-10-2009, 10:53 PM   #4
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Hey Gordy! I wrote a longer post back to you on the "Konnichiwa from Tokyo" thread!
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