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I'm in for 2019.  I always want to try, but get motivated too late, so I'm literally setting a reminder to get started in October next year.  

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Yum. I wish I had some for this long weekend in Tahoe, assuming we can actually make it up there. 

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This looks AMAZING!  I'll need to give it a spin.

That Kirk & Sweeny is crap rum.  I've got a bottle of the 12 yr I bought long ago and then a very good friend of mine in from Maryland sadly very generously gifted me a 23-yr old bottle.  I drink a lot of rum, but this brand ain't the one...

The Flor de Cana 7-yr is a solid recommendation for this.  It's a bit on the dry side for rum but nothing wrong with that.  Don Pancho 8-yr rum is made by an old Cuban gent that's made a lot of fine rums for some very famous distilleries.  He's a bit proud of the 18-yr but the 8-yr is a sweet spot.  If you want to go high end without breaking the bank I highly recommend Zafra 21-yr rum.

I don't think I'll wait for the holidays on this recipe....I might get to it this weekend.

Cheers....

HS

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We're already behind on Mattnog 2019, but it's not too late! Nate and Stretch and Shelly and others should get off the stick and get on with the nog! I'm concocting a batch today or tomorrow. Time to break a few eggs!

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I'm planning on putting together this year's batch together tomorrow.  I didn't actually get to drink any of last year's batch, but that was a weird time in my life (I still made the batch, regardless!).

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2 hours ago, Voltron said:

We're already behind on Mattnog 2019, but it's not too late! Nate and Stretch and Shelly and others should get off the stick and get on with the nog! I'm concocting a batch today or tomorrow. Time to break a few eggs!

Actually had a reminder in my fricken calendar and still boned starting this on time. Will plan a trip to the liquor store tomorrow.

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4 hours ago, Hopstretch said:

How about you make double and I pay for half the supplies? 😉

I ain't your task rabbit. And I don't have the refrigerator space. I'll come over and supervise...

Decided to go with Old Forester Mattnog, along with Vieux (old) Agricole Clement rum.

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6 hours ago, Voltron said:

I ain't your task rabbit.

I'm a Brit, so I had to look this up. And suddenly Voltron's comment made perfect sense :P

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I made mine friday.  I'm looking forward to christmas now

 

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