Kirk and Sweeney 12 Year Rum Review

As we sit here on the first day of autumn (when this was published), our thoughts and tastes turn to the tastes of fall. Gone are the light, sweet, fruity tastes of summer, making way for the crisper, heavier tastes of autumn. It’s soup and chili season, I’ve shifted my beer buying to stouts. IContinue reading “Kirk and Sweeney 12 Year Rum Review”

Ron Marqués del Valle Rum Review

One of the things I like to do at the liquor store is just walk down the rum aisle and grab something I’ve never tried or even heard of before. I do that with beer, too. I know my tastes and what I like, so I use that to guide me in my rum (or beer) discovery. ButContinue reading “Ron Marqués del Valle Rum Review”

Plantation Stiggins’ Fancy Pineapple Rum

I happened upon the Plantation Pineapple Rum by pure happenstance. I do love experiencing new rums, especially with interesting flavour infusions. I’ve had Plantation before, and quite enjoyed it, so I had high hopes for this special batch. WHAT IS PLANTATION STIGGINS’ FANCY PINEAPPLE RUM Plantation is a much finer rum than it’s age andContinue reading “Plantation Stiggins’ Fancy Pineapple Rum”

Childhood Through Rose-Tinted Car Windows

Kelsey and I had wildly different upbringings. She grew up in the same town her parents and grandparents grew up in. We can walk a few blocks and stop in to say hello to her cousin, her aunt, her second cousin. She is Quincy, born and bred, through and through. I’m a transplant (which madeContinue reading “Childhood Through Rose-Tinted Car Windows”