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Be At One Bar adds the Pussers Painkiller

Written by Pete on . Posted in Rum Chat

Be At One Bar - Painkiller

... And We're Feeling Better Already!  

Good news for Pusser’s Painkiller fans. From this month, the world famous Painkiller will be making an appearance at Be At One venues across the country. I don’t normally post about a bar chain like Be At One adding a serve to the menu, but given it’s one of our personal fav’s it’s newsworthy in our eyes. It’s also good to know that there is a better chance of us getting a proper rummy option on our travels.
 
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Build Your Own Spirit-Filled Advent Calendar

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Rum Advent Calendar

Continued Innovation By Master of Malt  

Press Release: For the first time ever, Master of Malt is letting customers pick the contents of their own spirit-filled Advent Calendar from an extensive dram selection of over 4,000 whiskies, gins, rums and many other spirits.
 
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A Tale of Two Stills – A Response

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Richard Seale

Featured Post By Richard Seale, Foursquare Distillery

I was very disappointed to read the November editorial of ‘Got Rum’ magazine by publisher Luis Ayala. It seems as though Luis is responding to hearsay rather than making a substantive commentary on the Gargano Classification of Rum. It is not about Pot v Column; it is much more nuanced than that. Luca Gargano of Velier, Italy is one of the leading independent bottlers of rum and considered one of the category’s foremost authorities. He is not “lacking in the knowledge to push the concept”. I am confident once Luis has it properly explained, he will support the initiative. 
 
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Amistat Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2016

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‘Amistat’ Oliver Pluck [The East Village]

‘Amistat’ Oliver Pluck [The East Village]

“Friendship”
 
It seems that a well-earned moment of rest in front of the TV inspired our fifth featured UK Bacardi Legacy Semi-Finalist to create a serve that draws on Bacardi’s troubled past and future hopes. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you ‘Amistat’ by Oliver Pluck, of The East Village bar in Leeds.
 
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Rooted In Santiago Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2016

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‘Rooted in Santiago’ Madeline Martin [Flipside Cocktail Club]

‘Rooted in Santiago’ Madeline Martin [Flipside Cocktail Club]  

Our fourth UK Bacardi Legacy Semi-Finalist is a relative newcomer to both the UK and the drinks industry but has created a serve that saw her win the South West Heats. Citing a personal connection in using coconut water, which has the obvious connection to ‘El Coco’ – the coconut tree that stood at the Bacardi Distillery in Cuba - Madi takes the cocktail in an interesting direction and is one I'm super keen to try.
 
Ladies and gentlemen, I’m happy to present for your drinking pleasure ‘Rooted in Santiago’.
 
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Mariposa Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2016

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Mariposa by Robb Collins, London Cocktail Club

‘Mariposa’ Robb Collins [London Cocktail Club]  

Happiness Is A Butterfly…*  
 
Robb Collins is our third UK Bacardi Legacy Semi-Finalist. Robb works at the Goodge Street London Cocktail Club and has created Mariposa, a serve that’s extremely easy to create for yourself, but has (in Robb’s opinion), all the makings of a classic!
 
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Penny Blue XO Rum Batch 004

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Penny Blue XO Batch #0004

The Penny Drops!  

I was recently reminded I’d not posted about Penny Blue XO Batch #0004 which was released last July when I received notice of the Single Cask that’s just been released! More about the Single Cask in the next article, but for now it’s worth catching up on batch 4 and sharing some of the very interesting Q&A that came out of the official launch at Milroy’s.
 

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