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News of the week round up, July 10 2020

Grab a glass, settle down, pour yourself your favorite dram and here we go (you can also access the French version here).

Roger was lucky enough to snatch a bottle of C<>H, the latest Hampden from Habitation Velier, apparently it’s quite expensive good and now I wish I could have gotten one.

The Lone Caner says, try this Nine Leaves Encrypted III, a young but beautifully crafted Japanese rum.

Haven’t heard about Clairin by now? About time, let the Rum Robbin introduce you to Clairin Sajous.

As we are closing in on the 50th anniversay of the Black Tot Day (July 31st 2020), read Matt Pietrek’s piece about the various “navy rums” out there.

A dram with

Rumporter magazine interviewed Whisky legend Mark Reynier about his project in Granada and his terroir-driven approach.

And the Rum Lab interviewed Cyrille Mald, co-founder of the International Sugarcane Spirits (ISS) Awards.

Babel’s got rum

Florian from German blog Barrel Aged Thoughts tasted the New Yarmouth 25 years old from Rum Artesanal and… then I ordered 3 cases.

French rum nerd Scars tells us about his hunt for the mythical Saint James 1885.

Rumflix & chill

Another interesting topic by Zavvy this week, about the brand new and very promising International Sugarcane Spirits Awards. I let Ian Burrell (UK Rumfest), Cyrille Mald (journalist and author) and Cyrille Hugon (Paris Rhum Fest) tell you all about it.

It’s out!

Actually it’s not just out, it’s sold out :p Good for you, you’ll save your minimum wages instead this month. Still, the good news about this third release in the Caroni Employees series is that there is now a package with 3*20 cl bottles.

Nita Hogan 2000 20 ans 65,2% / 385€

Ganesh Ramgobie 1998 22 ans 67% / 395€

Vijay Ranmarine 1996 24 ans 64,5% / 435€

Ciao a tutti!