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Old 02-01-2014, 02:06 PM   #1
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Default Hope to learn much more than i know.. and it will be easy ;)

Have a nice day to all.

I don't have so much time for my hobby, so i will be an good reader.

I don't drink so much any kind of alcool, but from the time that i tasted a good rum (Malecon seleccion esplendida 1976), i started to search new good one.

I don't have a teacher and simply make test drinking rums in single glass, but 'cause this i never found very good rums.

Sometimes i made a present to myself buying on line a bottle of rum that "claim" to be good, and not alway is true for my taste.

Hoping to read and learn much more, so that i can have my "taste profile" and search only for rums that are good for me.

Best drink to all
Lucio
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:43 PM   #2
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Old 02-03-2014, 09:38 PM   #3
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Welcome!

So which rums have you tried, and which ones did you like the most?
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:50 PM   #4
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A great way to find rums that you may like are to go to bars and order a glass or two neat. Try them out and see if the bartender knows what they are talking about when it comes to rum. You may find a bottle you really like and then can pay the higher price knowing you will enjoy it fully.
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Old 02-07-2014, 07:03 PM   #5
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Default Ciao , Lucio !

Sei fortunato, Italy is a great country, with excellent liquor & wine shops. I go on vacation near Imperia each year, and the choice of products is great. The bars and restaurants are wonderful - BUT, you must obviously know what you want and take your time in reacting to the choices. Europe is old in culture...and appreciating a glass, even in a small, tiny, hole-in-the-wall bar; can be an enlightening, cosmic experience. Rhums from Italy are my favorites. I love French DOM-TOM Rhums also. They push the fermentation/distillation process to a level similar to fine Cognacs. Yeh, this is my opinion only. The Italians (primarily Samaroli, Caroni & Velier products) are capable of selecting, raising & bottling Rums which surpass even the foreign French Rhums. They are rarely producers of Rum. Check out your local fine spirits shop & let the owner know what you are interested in. Lucky Man (E,L & P. 1970) you are !
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