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Old 11-16-2008, 10:24 PM   #11
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We must all make a pilgrimage to the NOSE in Berlin. It's a very special place for people who appreciate fine spirits and Kristina has a passion for her work that is infectious.
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:39 PM   #12
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Berlin is fantastic. My wife lived in Prenzlauerburg for 6 years. I visited there when almost all the apartments were still heated by big ceramic coal ovens. The whole neighborhood smelled of sulfur. Despite how primitive that might sound, I just loved it. That was about 14 years ago. Her friends tell us it has gentrified quite a bit.

I also played there before the wall came down - about 1986 or so. The day we played was the day of the Love Parade (which we thought was some sort of riot). I believe the name of the club was Metropol.

I will recommend Lotte Lenya or Ute Lemper to drink rum to.

You're lucky Ms. Nose - what a nice place to live.

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Old 11-18-2008, 07:26 AM   #13
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As much as I love rum, I don't generally limit myself to it when enjoying an evening drinking at home. Luckily for us Brits we have some of the best beer in the world, and I must confess to loving beer just as much as I love rum. It's a different love of course, but one that's just as important to me.

So I usually start off with a bottle or two of real ale with dinner, or maybe a bottle of French or Spanish red if my girlfriend's round, before moving onto a mixed drink or cocktail once I've finished my meal. Mount Gay Eclipse and ginger ale is my current favourite, although I do vary it up.

Towards the end of the evening I head for the "top shelf" for some sipping action. My choice of rum at this point is of course dictated by my mood. On week-nights I often head for the Barbancourt 5 star, but on weekends I usually prefer something a little sweeter, such as Santa Teresa 1796 or Pampero Aniversario. If I'm feeling in a particularly good mood I'll get the Zacapas out, but that's not too often as they're pretty expensive in this part of the world!
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Old 11-18-2008, 09:15 AM   #14
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Kristina you little German beauty!! How are you my darling?

Your tasting sounds fantastic. That spread of rums is fit for a king, not absolute beginners. I bet they leave with big grins plastered across their (rosy) faces.

I'm in the middle of a lot of Europe hopping but unfortunately not anywhere near Berlin. I'll have to make a special trip out there in the new year to take 'communion' at your holy room.
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