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Old 12-19-2008, 08:46 PM   #1
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So, I just passed my PHR (professional in Human Resources) certification, and I decided to get a few of the better knowns from around the world.

I am just about to settle down to a glass and I thought I would ask here what the best starter would be, as it has been a while since I have been able to get anything of any quality lately.

The selections are:
Santa Teresa 1796
Old Monk
Stroh 80


Any suggestions on the starter?
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Old 12-19-2008, 08:58 PM   #2
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Hands down the Santa Teresa.
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Old 12-19-2008, 09:08 PM   #3
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Santa Teresa by far, I tried the old monk recently and did not care for it much. Tasted of artificial sweetner. My wife really liked it though. She prefers the sweeter runs, where I prefer the dryer rums.
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:06 AM   #4
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Avoid the Stroh 80 at all costs.eek.gif
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Old 12-21-2008, 06:51 AM   #5
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Old 12-21-2008, 10:54 AM   #6
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The Santa Teresa is the only option here....wonderful rum!
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Old 12-22-2008, 07:47 AM   #7
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The Santa Teresa is the only option here....wonderful rum!
Cheers to that! The Santa Teresa is a real beauty!
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:07 AM   #8
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Stroh is not a rum, so chuck that off of your list....
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I am just about to settle down to a glass and I thought I would ask here what the best starter would be, as it has been a while since I have been able to get anything of any quality lately.

The selections are:
Santa Teresa 1796
Old Monk
Stroh 80


Any suggestions on the starter?
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Old 12-24-2008, 03:35 PM   #9
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Stroh 80 is not a rum to have on a short-list. However, as a floater in certain Tiki drinks, it is indispensable. It is great to kick up the octane in holiday rum punches, or coffee, etc..
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