I was gifted a bottle of 21 year old rum. How do I best enjoy it?

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  1. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I'm not typically a rum drinker, but I cant believe I should mix it with Coke.

    Any rum aficionados out there?
     
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    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    I drank a few rum & cokes in college, but that's for pussay drinkers. Pour it down the sink and get a good bottle of Kentucky Bourbon.
     

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    A good bottle of rum should have a splash of club soda, and a spritz of lime.
    Enjoy, rinse and repeat. Lol
     
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    Bullwinkle J Moose Quick! Duck!

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    Don't try drinking that at home. Give it to me. I am a professional.
     
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    Get a few $5,000/night escorts, a kg of blow and a villa at Ceasers Palace.

    Oh and bring the rum.
     
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    Well, if it were me, I'd enjoy it neat with a good cigar. :)

    Any rum that's laid against even halfway decent wood for that many years ought to be smooth, with a clean but lightly sweet palate.

    Or ... you could contaminate it with ice or some other liquid, if that's your passion.

    I will acknowledge that I much prefer a smooth Bourbon to rum, myself, but I've enjoyed a well crafted and well aged quality rum now and again. I'm surrounded by rum and Bourbon drinkers at my cigar club, although we can easily come together and gang up on the sissy Scotch drinkers when the situation demands it. Allowances are made for educated drinkers of Irish Whisky, meaning the original true whiskey, of course :p , and some of the better Japanese whiskeys. :animlol:
     
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    nikerret Mr. Awesome

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    Show us the bottle
     
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    Sell it on the secondary market, and buy a delicious bottle of bourbon.
     
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    Pete perfection

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    Diet Coke. Rum is all sugar.
     
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    20 year old liquor gets drank straight up in my household.
     
  13. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I’m primarily a beer guy, with a deep appreciation for good bourbon. I’ll try it straight up, as I do my bourbon, and see how it goes.

    Otherwise, a little sparkling water and a spritz of lime sounds like a good idea.
     
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    Ooooh, that burns just thinking about it.
     
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    Tickhill Eternity: Smoking or Non-Smoking

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    A night of debauchery would do right by the rum!
     
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    A high end rum, well aged, can be enjoyed neat in a cognac glass.

    If however, it's just an old bottle of run-of-the-mill rum, make your favorite island cocktail and sit back and relax.
     
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    Unscrew the cap then start drinking it for starters... by the time you decide whether or not you like it, you’ll be too gassed to care...
     
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    Is it aged 21 years, or just 21 years old? Big difference.