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Off to a bad start with rum.

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Off to a bad start with rum.

venividibitchy | Dec 28, 2009 07:57 PM

I'd love some suggestions for an affordable (<$30) rum that can change my mind about the drink.

I'm an avid vodka/tequila/gin drinker, but my experiences with rum so far have been negative. I tried two types of Bacardi ("Superior" and "Select") mixed with different juices and sodas, and found them all to be unpalatable. The medicinal, cough-syrup flavor really got to me. I've had a few fru-fru drinks from bars over the years that used rum, but they were so heavily juice-enhanced that I never noticed or was able to develop an opinion. Preferably, I'd like something that's good with a single mixer.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

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