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Atlantico Rum Introduces New Look

MIAMI, FL – Atlantico Rum, the award winning rum brand from the Dominican Republic, is introducing a bold new look. Inspired by classic ceramic tiles found throughout the Caribbean, the company has created a fresh, distinct design that clearly stands out from other rums. “We love the Caribbean, particularly our home in the Dominican Republic. […]

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John Esposito Joins Real McCoy Spirits as Chairman

Real McCoy Spirits, the makers of the award-winning rum inspired by legendary Prohibition rum runner Bill McCoy, announces the appointment of distinguished industry veteran John Esposito as the company’s new chairman. “With his significant leadership experience in the beverage alcohol industry, John is an invaluable addition to the Real McCoy team. He’s been involved with […]

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Appleton Estate Releases 25-yr-old Rum Celebrating World’s First Female Master Blender

In a year when the spotlight is shining on women more brightly than in recent memory,Appleton® Estate is proud to shine its light on a woman who has helped shape the spirits universe and defied expectations through a storied and remarkable career – Master Blender Joy Spence. Appleton Estate, the world’s leading Jamaican premium aged […]

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Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof Rum to Launch in U.S.

  CHARLESTON, S.C. – Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof, the last rum issued by the modern British Royal Navy to its enlistees in 1970, will launch in seven U.S. markets July 31 to commemorate the 46th anniversary of Black Tot Day. Gunpowder Proof is an aged overproof expression at 54.5 percent which was the formula last used by […]

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First Vintage of Richland Rum’s 2016 Single Estate Released

RICHLAND, GA – December 2016 – Richland Rum celebrates the start of the Sugar Cane Harvesting Season on the second Saturday of each year with a limited production of Single Estate Georgia Agricole, made directly from the First Pressing of the 1st harvested cane of the 2016 crop. This Virgin Rum, handcrafted from fresh juice […]

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Mount Gay Releases Limited Edition XO Cask Strength

–To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Barbadian Independence, Mount Gay Distilleries, the makers of the world’s oldest rum which has been distilled, blended and bottled in Barbados since 1703, releases 3,000 bottles of XO Cask Strength, a limited-edition of its award-winning spirit XO. The handcrafted XO Cask Strength edition embodies the essence of Barbados, with […]

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Oakheart Genuine Spiced Rum Hits Shelves with New Signature Packaging

OAKHEART® Genuine Spiced Rum has “benched the Captain” again as a result of a U.S. national blind taste test that found it to be the best tasting spiced rum compared to Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum among consumers ages 21-34. The test was administered by the independent, third party research company, Radius Global Market Research […]

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Ron Barceló Launches Packaging Upgrade for Barceló Gran Añejo Rum

Ron Barceló, the globally renowned rum made in the Dominican Republic, has announced the U.S. launch of a packaging redesign for Barceló Gran Añejo Rum.  The change marks another step in the brand’s global initiative to continually reinvent itself by creating new offerings that generate consumer interest and trade excitement for the brand’s award winning […]

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Mount Gay Unveils Volume Two In Its Limited-Edition Origin Series

Mount Gay Rum, the world’s oldest rum made in Barbados since 1703, is proud to present Origin Series: Volume Two, The Copper Stills Collection, the latest addition to its exclusive, limited-edition Origin Series. Created by Master Blender Allen Smith, the small-batch release of tasting rums tells the story of two unique methods of distillation, Copper […]

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Bayou Rum Celebrates National Rum Day with #MakeRumGreatAgain Sweepstakes

Winner will receive VIP trip and tour to discover the birthplace of America’s Rum LACASSINE, LA – As National Rum Day approaches next week on Tuesday, August 16, Bayou Rum is celebrating with an end-of-summer social media sweepstakes. The brand’s new campaign, in partnership with Liquor.com, will award one lucky contestant a three-day Bayou Rum […]

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