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From real fruit to the worst synthetic flavors what do you like and how do you drink it?


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Old 02-21-2008, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default Whats The Best Mango Rum ??

When I was in the Caymans a few years ago, I found a great local Mango Rum - thought is was Ricardo ??? Anyone familar with it as I cannot find mention of it anywhere - also anyone reccommend a really good mango Rum ????
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Old 05-11-2008, 06:37 PM   #2
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In my experience most of the soft fruits from here, and especially mango, papaya and passion fruit do not translate well into a commercially flavoured rum. I have not tasted Ricardo.

The best idea is to find fresh fruit or a good frozen puree, and blend your own concoction...Besides, It's fun, and you can take pride in the results!
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Ricardo has very limited distribution outside the islands. You might try looking for Brinley Gold Mango Rum if you live in the eastern US.
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Brinley Gold Mango Rum, the best mango rum that I have tasted! If fact, their flavored rums are all great.
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We haven't had any other flavored rums, but the Brinley Gold Mango has an excellent, true mango taste and is 72 proof, if memory serves.
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Your memory does serve. YOu are correct.

I purchased some mango flavored soda today... can't wait to try it with a shot of rum when I get home.
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:50 AM   #7
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I've seen the 267 Mango Rum in stores up in Illinois, but frankly I'm a little scared to try!!! Too much "stuff" floating around inside the bottle.
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