Looking for Rum suggestions

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  1. Bsneed51

    Bsneed51 Habitual Threadjacker!

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    I've been thinking of adding a few new spirits to keep on hand. I've been in the mood for Rum lately, but I know very little about them. Does anyone have suggestions of a decent bottle of sipping rum? Something fairly readily available and not overly expensive?

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  2. CMontoya79

    CMontoya79 Newb Le professional!

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    I like Matusalem Gran Reserva, Bacardi Solera is interesting and inexpensive, it has a pleasant banana after taste, Flor de Cano 7 is also a good fit for your request.
     
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    CMontoya79 Newb Le professional!

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    For a little more and maybe sometimes tougher to find Zaya or Zacapa I’d say got the bill for quality and value for the price.
     
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  4. jbfurdog

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    We like the Flor de Cana 12
     
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  5. The Black Cloud

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    Ron Zacapa Sistema Solera 23 is quite good, and around $36 around here. I've heard Flor de Cana is a good brand and I think their bottles tend to run cheaper.
     
  6. thinde

    thinde Lobstah; the other white meat!

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    Ron del Barrilito! Its almost a cognac. This is not a “add mixer” type rum......Light this! brought it to A Quad State Herf’s about 5 years ago and I’ve been buying it ever since. It’s a slipping type drink. Unbelievable!
     
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  7. BlindedByScience

    BlindedByScience Proud Father of a brave U.S. Marine

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    For something differebt, A very light but nice drinking rum is Mount Gay. Great on the rocks, or with a splash of soda. Nice change up.
     
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  8. Setharsis

    Setharsis Boot'tye Zdorovy

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    $36?? Where?
     
  9. Undegreed

    Undegreed You're unique...just like everyone else

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    I echo this.
     
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  11. Jamie76

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    If you want rum and not a sugared liqueur, try Mt. Gay. Their black barrel rum is rather good and relatively inexpensive, Appleton 12 year, or any Foursquare/Doorly's rums.
     
  12. Not A Nice Person

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    Ron Zacapa 23 Solera is excellent and about $45 here. Dos Maderas 5 + 5 is my current favorite and about $40. In the lower price ranges, Vizcaya, Cayman Brothers, and Flor de Cana are all quite good. Ron de Matusalem, in the midrange, is pretty incredible.

    ~Boar
     
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  13. Setharsis

    Setharsis Boot'tye Zdorovy

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    My go to is Zafra 21 year.
     
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    BlindedByScience Proud Father of a brave U.S. Marine

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  16. CBoukal

    CBoukal Long time Newbie

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    Zacapa for the win
     
  17. Devil Doc

    Devil Doc When Death smiles, Corpsmen smile back

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    Pusser's. If it was good enough for the British Navy, it's good enough for you.

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  18. BlindedByScience

    BlindedByScience Proud Father of a brave U.S. Marine

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    Got that right, Doc. Completely slipped my mind, but I know from personal experience it's really good rum. Seriously under rated.
     
  19. ironpeddler

    ironpeddler Ye Old Newbie

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    Zacapa XO....you can thank me (and Dave Chin) after your first sip. ;)
     
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  20. golfgar

    golfgar Bueller.... Bueller...... Anyone....... Anyone?

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    Not much of a rum guy but I like this on the rocks or mixed. They have a real expensive model as well.
     
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