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Tommy Bahama Rum
BigRedTiki
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From: Fremont, Nebraska
Posted: 2009-08-31 4:06 pm   Permalink

Picked this up today at the liquor store for about $30, cool mug and packaging, haven't tried the rum...









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Haole'akamai
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From: The Polynesian Port of NOLA
Posted: 2009-08-31 6:02 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-08-31 16:06, mfachman wrote:

haven't tried the rum...





don't...
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TikiGoddess
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From: Penna
Posted: 2009-09-01 06:50 am   Permalink

What is wrong/bad with the rum? Please tell us more, Thanks!

 
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arriano
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From: Dog Patch - San Diego
Posted: 2009-09-01 08:41 am   Permalink

I'd say Tommy Bahama is no better/worse than Bacardi Superior. The difference is that while Bacardi goes for about $12/750 ml, Tommy Bahama goes for about $25/750 ml. Double the the price for no better rum than your run-of-the-mill Bacardi -- which isn't so great to begin with. On a happier note, the mug looks cool.

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Unkle John
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From: Middle-of-the-Ocean, TX
Posted: 2009-09-01 09:23 am   Permalink

I'd buy it for the mug and use the rum to serve to guests w/out discriminating tastes, or use it in rum & cokes. Either way, cool looking mug!

 
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bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-09-01 10:54 am   Permalink

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On 2009-09-01 06:50, TikiGoddess wrote:
What is wrong/bad with the rum? Please tell us more, Thanks!



How can anything with the name TOMMY BAHAMA be any good for us folks here?


 
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Haole'akamai
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From: The Polynesian Port of NOLA
Posted: 2009-09-01 11:15 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-09-01 06:50, TikiGoddess wrote:
What is wrong/bad with the rum? Please tell us more, Thanks!



Quote:

On 2009-09-01 08:41, arriano wrote:
I'd say Tommy Bahama is no better/worse than Bacardi Superior. The difference is that while Bacardi goes for about $12/750 ml, Tommy Bahama goes for about $25/750 ml. Double the the price for no better rum than your run-of-the-mill Bacardi -- which isn't so great to begin with.



Nicely put. TB White Sand tastes hot and chemically to me; same w/ Bacardi products. Better off using is as an odor-lifter from fabrics. And I'd actually go a step further and say neither are a good as Cruzan Silver for mixing.


 
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Rob Roy
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From: Ventura, CA
Posted: 2009-09-01 8:32 pm   Permalink

For a short time my local dive bar was using it for their well rum. It's so bad I chose their normal gut-rot rum.

 
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bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-09-02 12:38 pm   Permalink

White Bacardi has dominated the Rum market for so many years, decades really, that it seems that Liquor makers -and the consumer- have lost all connection to what rum: R-U-M, is supposed to taste like. Consequently, 90% of all new designer rums completely miss the point, in my opinion. Tommy Bahama is one of the most blatant failures, because they push their stuff soooo much ...and are so off the mark.

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-09-03 03:25 am   Permalink

I guess rum discussions belong in TIKI DRINKS, but as for Bacardi, their history is all about NOT having an interesting flavor. Mixability for what we call cocktails is Don Facundo Bacardi Masso's claim to fame. Now if their products taste like metallic chemicals to you I guess it's not very mixable. (Oh, and Bacardi 8 is pretty good stuff.)






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A.R. McTiki
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From: SoCal
Posted: 2009-09-03 11:32 am   Permalink

Right, Bongo. Bacaradi's ads for the last fifty or sixty years have been all about mixed drinks (like Daiquiris) and not about "Wow, that's a good rum!"

 
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Matango Derek
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2009-09-06 5:17 pm   Permalink

You can tell Tommy Bahama knows what they're talking about when the packaging calls it a "Tiki Cup" instead of a "Tiki Mug".

 
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MauiTiki
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Posted: 2009-09-07 8:30 pm   Permalink

I just want the "Tiki Cup" but my local Tommy Bahama has never heard of it.


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McSwanky
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From: The Glass City
Posted: 2009-09-11 8:14 pm   Permalink

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On 2009-09-07 20:30, MauiTiki wrote:
I just want the "Tiki Cup" but my local Tommy Bahama has never heard of it.




You can't get it at Tommy Bahama stores, just liquor stores. My dads in distribution and got a few for me from an associate of his who had a few loose out of packaging.


 
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rev_thumper
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From: Koala Kabana, New England
Posted: 2009-11-28 6:24 pm   Permalink

The "Tiki Cup" gift box showed up in New Hampshire this week for $18.

 
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