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Stone Pine Barrique Rum

After working away from home for three weeks at a time I’m always excited to find the fruits of my online shopping labour waiting for me. This time when I arrived home I had a bottle of Panamanian Abuelo Centuria (Maybe more about that another time) and this bottle of Australian Stone Pine Barrique Rum. […]

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Iridium FNQ Rum Company

I wrote these notes back in December last year but have only just discovered them again. I thought I’d share. Tonight I’m trying the Iridium from the Far North Queensland Rum Company. In my very humble opinion, these Australian rums I’ve been trying recently are as good as, and in some cases better, than the […]

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Ratu 5yr Old Dark

Up until now I’ve avoided Fijian rum simply because I’ve never heard anything good about it. I admit that I often rely on other websites and blogs to get some kind of idea about the rums I’m interested in trying. Generally I try to avoid anything with added sugar or glycerine, Anything below ABV of […]

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Black Gate Rum

I didn’t set out to make this blog solely about Australian Rums but it seems to be heading in that direction. There’s plenty of information around the net about Caribbean, Central American  and European bottled rums but I’m always surprised at how little information there is about rums from down under. If you ask anyone […]

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Aussie Rum Punch

There must be dozens of versions of the rum punch but I decided I’d give it a bash showcasing some of Australia’s offerings. Traditionally, Rum Punch would contain a 151 rum (75.5 %ABV). I’m not aware of any Australian distilleries that offer a rum that potent so instead I used the Hoochery Distillery Ord River […]

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