What are your favorite rums or other sugarcane-spirits?

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I like pretty well any of the El Dorado bottlings for sipping. For cocktails (Pina Colada,, Cuba Libre, etcI I'm OK with Bacardi Gold or Bacardi Superior.

As I write this, I'm amazed that I've never tried a Mojito. I just need some fresh mint to muddle.

Speaking of muddlers and sugar-cane, that reminds me,,,, I bought a bottle of Cachaca quite a while back, and I've yet to mix a Caipirinha. (Anthony Bourdain's favourite cocktail)
 
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I will have to look up a Caipirinha but Cachaca mixed with sugar 1 whole lime, juiced and squeezed rind thrown in topped with sprite makes a great summer drink. I use a shot of Cachaca over ice to start with in an old fashion glass.

Caipirinha is the drink I posted above. I really like them with grilled meat in the summer.

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I use white sugar not brown sugar. And it is important to use really good limes. The drink is about limes.
 
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Diplomatico Reserve is a favorite.

I liked the Paranubes Oaxacan Agricole, but its profile is a little eccentric: sweet/savory tomato aroma, green peppercorn. I would love to try more agricoles.

currently drinking Dr. Bird. I remember using this to soak raisins in a French toast special I was running, to good effect. Its a lovely funk bomb.
 

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Lets see, for white, Captain Morgan, the glass bottled stuff, the plastic bottled stuff tastes different, I think anyways. Spiced, Sailor Jerry, which is also probably the best value priced rum out there. Eldorado 12 is an excellent aged rum. Newfy Screech is alright, but it's dark dark, and and I did have this Cuban stuff some time ago, "Ron Cubay" that I really liked. I'm generally a rum fan though, others may have more discerning tastes. I can't say I'm nuts about Bacardi's offerings, though I have been meaning to try their 151. I distilled my own a couple of times, that was really good, it took some experimentation to get it dialed in between the molasses addition and the toasted oak, but it was well worth it.
 

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Not strictly a rum, but cachaca is fantastic and I love devouring caipirinhas.
 

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it seems like i need a refill 😅
I wanna try out next the A.H.Riise Danish Navy Rum instead of the Gold Medal. I'm curious 🧐

The Baron Samedi was a birthday gift. It's a spiced Rum like Captain Morgan but not as sweet as the captain. A cheap one but it's pretty okay 👍 it's also a good option for mixing with coke.

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it seems like i need a refill 😅
I wanna try out next the A.H.Riise Danish Navy Rum instead of the Gold Medal. I'm curious 🧐

The Baron Samedi was a birthday gift. It's a spiced Rum like Captain Morgan but not as sweet as the captain. A cheap one but it's pretty okay 👍 it's also a good option for mixing with coke.

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How do you typically drink them?
 

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Lets see, for white, Captain Morgan, the glass bottled stuff, the plastic bottled stuff tastes different, I think anyways. Spiced, Sailor Jerry, which is also probably the best value priced rum out there. Eldorado 12 is an excellent aged rum. Newfy Screech is alright, but it's dark dark, and and I did have this Cuban stuff some time ago, "Ron Cubay" that I really liked. I'm generally a rum fan though, others may have more discerning tastes. I can't say I'm nuts about Bacardi's offerings, though I have been meaning to try their 151. I distilled my own a couple of times, that was really good, it took some experimentation to get it dialed in between the molasses addition and the toasted oak, but it was well worth it.
How do you most often use the 151 rums?
 
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