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Rum Review: Ron Botran No. 15 Reserva Especial

The story of Ron Botran rum started with five rum loving brothers who made the eye-opening journey, from sunny Spain to Guatemala. And in 1940, they founded Botran. Today the rum is blended and looked after by three Master Blenders who work in concert to craft the rums of Botran. An interesting note is the rum never sees any sugar added which makes it keto friendly for the dieters out there. The Ron Botran No. […]

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Rum Review: Ron Botran No. 12

Botran Rum was founded in 1940 by five brothers; Venancio, Andres, Jesus, Felipe and Alejandro Botran when the family emigrated from Spain to to Guatemala. The rum is classified as a Single Estate Rum with a protected designation of origin “Ron de Guatemala”. For those not familiar with the term it means the ingredients come from one area of land. Ron Botran is cultivated, harvested, fermented, distilled, aged and bottled in Guatemala. Additionally the company […]

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Rum Review: Unhiq XO Unique Malt Rum

Unhiq XO comes from Oliver & Oliver which is a family-owned company of Cuban origin, located in the Dominican Republic. They are dedicated to the production and marketing of artisanal, high-end rums.┬áMost of their brands are produced in limited and numbered editions for their clients. This bottle was gifted to us by La Galera Cigars which provided their top accounts with 1 of 1,000 bottles made. Our bottle comes from lot 6135 and is bottle […]

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Rum Review: Coconut Cartel Special

Everyone in Miami seems to have a hustle and for brother and sister Dani and Mike Zighelboim their hustle began in 2013 when they would begin smuggling coconuts. Their first smuggling operation came with a suitcase full of cocunotes from El Salvador to Miami International Airport.┬áBorn in Miami to Latin parents, the Zigs grew up between Miami, Guatemala and El Salvador; often spending weekdays in Central America and weekends in Miami. These two drastically different, […]

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