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Where's Ed?

Where ever you drop anchor, after the first drink is served, everyone wants to catch up on the news of friends on boats. Where's ?? is a common question. So to try and answer the question, Where's Ed? here's a clue where you might find me.


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Old 09-30-2009, 01:00 AM   #1
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I'm on my way to Boston after the New York Ministry of Rum Festival. I'm looking for a friendly bar where I can meet some of the forum members. I'll be in Boston Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Any ideas?
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Old 09-30-2009, 10:47 AM   #2
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Unfortunately I won't be able to make it up there for T, W, or Th. night. I wish that I could. However the wife and I were going to check out Rumba over colombus day weekend. Its by the waterfront so it might be a little pricey but hey, its a rum bar so they will have selection.
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Old 09-30-2009, 12:41 PM   #3
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For me, selection is only the beginning of the story. If the bar staff doesn't know what to with the bottles on their shelf, I'd rather settle for a cold draft beer than be served a poorly-made cocktail.
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Old 10-02-2009, 11:36 AM   #4
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I have to agree. In fact, most of the time when I will have cocktails at my house or over a friends because of the lack of knowledge on the bars end. In many ways the worst thing that happened to the mojito is that it became popular.
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Old 10-02-2009, 05:28 PM   #5
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Ed,

When are you here in Boston? Were you talking about the past three days (29/30/1)?? If so, I am sorry I missed you. If it is next week, etc, I'd be happy to meet you somewhere for some rum and conversation!

>>>ah, just looked up the NY MOR festival and see that it is next week (10/5) I'd be happy to get together sometime while you are here. We'll have to see what we can put together.<<<

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Old 10-02-2009, 10:22 PM   #6
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Ed,

I'd be happy to meet you at Drink, which is easily one of the top (if not the top) classic cocktail bar in Boston. They open at 4PM, which is a great time to get there before it gets busier.

Or Craigie on Main. Tom is another top notch bartender. Awesome food, too!

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Old 10-03-2009, 10:50 AM   #7
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Ed,

Checked with the boss (at home!) Looks like I am good for Wed evening if that works for you. How about everybody else?
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Old 10-03-2009, 02:46 PM   #8
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I'm going to be doing a trade tasting with my friend Eric Seed at Drink on Wednesday afternoon. If you're in the trade send me an email to RSVP.
I don't have plans yet for Wednesday evening but I'm open to suggestions, but I can't make it late as it's a school night.
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Old 10-05-2009, 12:37 PM   #9
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Ed,

I would love to meet up any of those nights. Unfortunately, I don't know of a particularly good place to drink rum here in Boston. But I agree that there are some places that will certainly know what to do with what they have -- Drink, Craigie, Eastern Standard, Hungry Monther come to mind. It would also be great to meet other rum lovers in town, so just name the day, time, place, and I'll be there...
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Old 10-07-2009, 08:31 PM   #10
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Hellooooo... is anything happening in Boston???
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