spirits reviews Archive

Ron Prohibido Rum From Mexico: a Good First Attempt

Despite growing plenty of sugar cane and having a variety of altitudes for aging, it’s been quite a while since Mexico produced a quality rum. As in you may have to go back to the pre-revolution days when Spaniards ruled the lands. The resurrected story from that time is the one behind the name of [&hellip

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Cazadores Tequila in a Revamped Bottle

The iconic tequila brands of Mexico tend to differ quite a bit from what you commonly see abroad and one of the most popular throughout Mexico is Cazadores—“the hunters.” With its distinctive buck head with antlers on the bottle, it’s long been easy to pick out from the other side of the bar. The design [&hellip

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Ron Pampero Aniversario Rum is Worth Seeking Out

Twice I’ve tried Ron Pampero Aniversario Rum over a period of several days and both times I’ve made a note to buy it again when I got home. Then when I got home, I never saw it in a store. That may be because this fine rum is from Venezuela. There’s not much of anything [&hellip

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Tequila Huizache Origen Review

We’ve been slacking off in our tequila reviewing duties lately, but a recent trip to central Mexico presented a nice box on the shelf that I haven’t seen before. Huizache Tequila is a bit of a tongue twister, but it won’t make your mouth do any contortions when you sip it. The text on the [&hellip

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The Grandfather Rum of Panama: Ron Abuelo

In Central America, there’s a pecking order of rums and I’ve yet to meet anyone who puts Ron Abuelo from Panama at the top. It’s certainly not bad, it just has some really tough competition and doesn’t quite rise to the level of the league’s top players. If you happen to be traveling in Panama, [&hellip

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Tasting the Full Range of Ron Centenario Rum of Costa Rica

As we’ve mentioned before, some of the best rums in the world are produced in Central America and if you’re willing to open your eyes to the possibilities when you’re traveling through there, you can find the liquor deals of a lifetime. I’m a big fan of Ron Centenario rum from Costa Rica and think [&hellip

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