There is a new rum in town and it is a gem among its price-conscious contemporaries. It is Shellback Rum and it comes in both silver and spiced expressions. The price for a bottle is around $17 and the taste of both is smooth, even winning over my personal spiced rum prejudice. I highly recommend checking this one out, and you can read more of my review here.
Things work out perfectly sometimes, and though Shellback has been on my desk for a month or more, I recently received a Super Bowl cocktail from the company that is by far my favorite so far. If you are planning a party for the game this weekend, you may want to think about trying out the Kaepernick's Keg. It is made of Shellback Spiced Rum, guava nectar, grapefruit juice, and light beer. Though it may sound a bit odd, it is actually a nice, refreshing drink that will appeal to many tastes year round.
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