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Rum Journal: The Best American Rums 2018

 It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since we first started the Best American Rums. Now in its sixth edition, this July 4 tradition celebrates the best of American rummaking, something that has certainly come a very long way …

The Best American Rums — 2015

 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 …

Rum Journal: Opthimus, Cartavio, Siesta Key Highlight RumXP Winners

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The results from the 2015 RumXP awards are in, and one of the world’s leading rum award slates has some new winners. Leading the way were a host of top-level rums, from Peru’s Cartavio, which took …

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 Not too long ago, the world of spiced rum was largely dominated by one major player: Captain Morgan. The company’s high-volume rum is one of the world’s most popular spirits, but as far as spiced rum goes, it’s not particularly …

 SARASOTA — The United States has a centuries-old relationship with rum dating back to before its independence from Britain, and several US states still produce a significant amount of sugarcane. But in the modern era, the spirit of choice in …