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Rum Journal: Another Exceptional Rum from Papa’s Pilar

 It isn’t easy for a rum brand to get the one-name not of approval from rum aficionados. It takes time, it takes energy and it takes a product that is as consistent as it is But travel to rum hubs …

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Rum Journal: Papa’s Pilar “The Lost Cask”

 The barrels were an afterthought, hidden away in the corner of the rum factory. And while they were few in number, these “lost” barrels held something rather special. And now Papa’s Pilar, the rum brand named for Ernest Hemingway’s fishing …

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The 10 Best American Rums – 2019

 Hot dogs, apple pie, baseball and the Best American Rums. This is now the seventh annual edition of what has become one of our favorite traditions at Caribbean Journal: compiling the list of the best rums in America to celebrate …

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 We’ve long been fans of the upstart Papa’s Pilar rum brand, thanks to what is one of the industry’s most drinkable rums and a terrific, authentic Hemingway-backed story. The brand has taken that drinkability both to hard-core rum aficionados and, …

 Another limited edition, another hit. The Hemingway Rum Company’s Papa’s Pilar Rum has debuted another limited-edition expression: Platinum Blonde. It’s remarkable to think about how far the company has come since it first launched in 2013 with its blonde and …

 By Alexander Britell It’s hard to believe it’s been almost five years since Papa’s Pilar rum first made its debut. The brand’s traditional aged rum, which is part owned by the Hemingway family and looks to exemplify Hemingway’s spirit of …

 Here at Rum Journal, we like to think that every day is National Rum Day. But Aug. 16 actually is National Rum Day in the United States, a day meant to celebrate the glory of rum, the Caribbean’s tastiest export. …

  The Hemingway Daiquiri – a twist on the classic cocktail of rum, lime juice and sugar – is the subject of some debate among the drink’s enthusiasts. The recipe commonly associated with the order of the “Hemingway Daiquiri” is actually …

 Every July 4, Caribbean Journal celebrates America’s Independence Day by rewarding the best rums made in the 50 US States. American rum has been getting consistently better in recent years, as more craft distillers pop up and the American palate …

 Aug. 16 is National Rum Day in the US, a holiday we continue to believe should be made an international holiday. Whether you’re in the US or not, make Saturday your own Rum Day with one of these rum cocktail …

 As America celebrates its independence, there’s no better way to celebrate than with rum, one of the most important spirits in the country’s history. So for the second straight year, we will mark the Fourth of July with Rum Journal’s …

 Above: Papa’s Pilar Blonde The results from this year’s RumXP awards are in, with several notable highlights. Taking home the premium rum category’s Best in Class was the Dominican Republic’s Barcelo Imperial Anniversario 30, while the Best in Class in …

 “I ordered a Rum St James. This tasted wonderful on the cold day and I kept on writing, feeling very well and feeling the good Martinique rum warm me all through my body and my spirit.” — Ernest Hemingway, A …