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Archive for June 2012

The Rum Diaries: A World of Rum

June 26, 2012

A Guide to White Rum   RUM: The word congers up a variety of images for many people. Associating things like Tiki masks, pirate ships, and all things Carribean is not uncommon or incorrect but it doesn’t tell the story of what’s in a bottle of rum. Defining Rum as a category of spirit made from some form of fermented sugar cane is the easiest way to do it, of course, …Read More >

World’s Best Rum Bars: Rum Club Portland

June 2, 2012

  “Situated philosophically and geographically somewhere in between The Slammer and Beaker and Flask”    The phrase as it reads on the menu at Rum Club in southeast Portland is a manifesto of sorts.  Rum Club is, ostensibly, right there in-between one of Portland’s bastions of haute cuisine and cocktails, Beaker and Flask, and one of the city’s most beloved dive bars, The Slammer. The Club strives to maintain a pretense …Read More >

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