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BACARDÍ Reserva 8 Year Old, Premium Caribbean Rum, Barrel Aged 8 Years in Oak Casks Under the Caribbean Sun, 40% ABV, 70cl / 700ml

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The Bacardi buildings are exactly the sort that resonate with our consciousness of what Miami is about. I turned this bit of information up, The Bacardi facility in the Bahamas was built in 1965 on New Providence, the capitol island of the Bahamas. I recently tried this rum, and I found it had a very unpleasant taste of plastic – I thought maybe it was just something weird going on with my taste buds, so I tried it again a few days later and had the same experience.

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Flavour notes of apricot, nutmeg and vanilla, this rum will warm the heart and subtly envelope your taste buds. Smells of sweet, delicate vanilla toffee arouse the senses with a hint of spicy clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon to intrigue the palate. I admit I was intially brought down that a Bacardi product would be the only premium choice, as they do get bashed a lot for being “the rum of the masses,” and the other Bacardi products I have tried have not done much to overcome that bad press in my eyes (and mouth). Our primary audience is from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Europe, although we have readers from as far away as Mauritius!It was decent when I mixed it but it wasnt really doing it for me I like rich and sweet flavors in my rum and I didnt get that outside of the smokey whisky touch and a little cherry. Obviously well crafted, and with a variety of flavors, I drink it straight over the rocks or with a little water. Some say it’s discontinued and replaced by either the Reserve or the 8yr old; others only mention it as a solera (my bottle makes no such claim on the label); overall, here seem to be few reviews out there.

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In 1999, Otto Reich, a lobbyist in Washington on behalf of Bacardí, drafted section 211 of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Appropriations Act, FY1999, a bill that became known as the Bacardi Act.The Cuban government, in partnership with the French company Pernod Ricard, sells its Havana Club products internationally, except in the United States and its territories.

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Moving from the experimental stage to a more commercial endeavour as local sales began to grow, Facundo and his brother José purchased a Santiago de Cuba distillery on October 16, 1862, which housed a still made of copper and cast iron. Created in 1862, Bacardi Ocho remained the family preserve for seven generations before making a debut as a collector’s limited edition to Aficionado magazine subscribers in 1995. This is a nice rum on its own or sip slowly, soothed by the slow seduction of ice gently fusing with the rum .AMPARO “is the story of the family’s entire history being erased and their heritage ‘stolen’” according to playwright Vanessa Garcia. It is as if to say the iconic Bacardi name and logo as well as the 8-year-old age statement are sufficient enough to catch the consumer’s eye. The solid cork topper serves to distinguish the 8 Años rum from its younger cousins in the Bacardi line-up. It finishes off nicely with a slightly bittersweet vanilla mocha coffee essence with the piquancy of black pepper spices.

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Exiled Cuban architect Enrique Gutierrez created a building that was hurricane-proof, using a system of steel cables and pulleys which allow the building to move slightly in the event of a strong shock. In fact, it is such a bargain that, although I consider the rum to be elite in many ways, it is still a rum which I feel no guilt about mixing with cola to make long tall deck drinks in the summer.But hey thats just me, I’ve never liked Bacardi and figured this would be different and it was but not in a really positive way. Guillermo Cabrera Infante wrote an account of the festivities for the periodical Ciclón, titled "El Viejo y la Marca" ("The Old Man and the Brand", a play on "El Viejo y el Mar", the book's Spanish title). Like you, I was prepared to pass up “Bac 8” out of snobbery to the Bacardi name, but I was intrigued and glad I moved on the suggestion. At the end of the Cuban War of Independence during the US occupation of Cuba, "The Original Cuba Libre" and the Daiquiri cocktails were both created, with the then Cuban based Bacardí rum. Dark rum perfectly blended for a perfect feisty Tormenta Negra, bringing together the spiciness of the ginger beer.

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