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Bacardi Black vs. Gold vs. Superior

If you came to this post looking to buy Bacardi dark rum, Bacardi Black, you can do so here. Bacardi Black is a medium-bodied black rum aged in heavily charred oak barrels which is then filtered through a secret blend of charcoals. According to its makers, the flavors of Bacardi Black are of sweet, tropical fruit, buttery caramel and vanilla notes that then give way to a smoky liquorice and molasses finish. According to its website, Bacardi recommends that Bacardi Black be drunk as a shot or with intensely flavoured mixers such as coffee liqueur. Personally, I love my Bacardi Black … Continue reading Bacardi Black vs. Gold vs. Superior

Saint Jaume Valley, White Wine

A few months ago, I was having dinner and drinks with a friend at Red Sea, an Ethiopian/Eritrean (I think more the latter) bar/restaurant, on Lenana Road, where I often go when I want good Ethiopian food in a good social ambiance. The Red Sea, for all its good points, is generally not the kind of place where I would ask for a glass of wine. In a place that I feel would not invest in their wine, I know that wine can taste more like vinegar than anything else. At the end of my meal though, I felt like … Continue reading Saint Jaume Valley, White Wine