Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week: Pusser’s Rum Bartender  RYAN BRODIE Bar Manager at Oddfellow’s in Exeter.
Oct12

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week: Pusser’s Rum Bartender RYAN BRODIE Bar Manager at Oddfellow’s in Exeter.

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week Pusser’s Rum Bartender RYAN BRODIE Bar Manager at Oddfellow’s in Exeter.   1. What is your background? Originally from California, I emigrated to the UK in 1990 with family. Being from sunny LA, we drank a lot of margaritas and daiquiris, as we had bounteous quantities of citrus and tequila with the Caribbean not too far away! I never thought of myself as a mixiologist, I just took pride in...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week: ALECO AZQUETA is the Co-Founder of Atlantico Rum, a lifelong student of spirits, sugar cane, and a proud advocate for Nobel rum.
Sep28

Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week: ALECO AZQUETA is the Co-Founder of Atlantico Rum, a lifelong student of spirits, sugar cane, and a proud advocate for Nobel rum.

Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week ALECO AZQUETA Co-Founder of Atlantico Rum, a lifelong student of spirits, sugar cane, and a proud advocate for Nobel rum. 1) Who is Aleco Azqueta? Aleco Azqueta is the Co-Founder of Atlantico Importing Company.  AIC produces award-winning rums from the Dominican Republic and is distributed in over twenty countries.  Prior to starting his own company Aleco worked for 10 years at Bacardi USA.  While...

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Rum Connoiseur Interview of the Week: CAMPER ENGLISH Internationally recognized Cocktail expert, writer, journalist, trendsetter/finder and legendary blogger.
Sep21

Rum Connoiseur Interview of the Week: CAMPER ENGLISH Internationally recognized Cocktail expert, writer, journalist, trendsetter/finder and legendary blogger.

Rum Connoiseur Interview of the Week CAMPER ENGLISH Internationally recognized Cocktail expert, writer, journalist, trendsetter/finder and legendary blogger. 1) Who is Camper English? Camper English is a cocktails and spirits writer based in San Francisco. He covers things like new products and trends but has a special interest in the science and technology of cocktails and spirits production. He’s visited over 130 distilleries...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week:  JEAN FRANCOIS KOENIG Master Distiller at Medine distillery, which produces Penny Blue and Pink Pigeon Rums.
Sep07

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: JEAN FRANCOIS KOENIG Master Distiller at Medine distillery, which produces Penny Blue and Pink Pigeon Rums.

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: JEAN FRANCOIS KOENIG Master Distiller at Medine distillery, which produces Penny Blue and Pink Pigeon Rums. 1) Who is Jean Francois Koenig I graduated as a biochemical engineer and joined Medine Distillery in 1990. I started in production and product development and have been general manager since 1996. 2) Biggest achievement you personally feel you have accomplish for the rum industry. Although...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week:  NICHOLAS PELIS Long time spirits industry professional and the founder Denizen Rum!
Aug31

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: NICHOLAS PELIS Long time spirits industry professional and the founder Denizen Rum!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: NICHOLAS PELIS Long time spirits industry professional and the founder Denizen Rum!   1) Who is Nicholas Pelis? I am a New York native with 18 years experience in the spirits industry, having worked for leading suppliers such as Diageo, Skyy Spirits, and William Grant & Sons.  Wanting to enhance the quality of innovation in the rum category, I conceived Denizen with the mission of...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: JUDAH KUPER Owner of Mezcal Vago and Peranubes Rum!
Aug24

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: JUDAH KUPER Owner of Mezcal Vago and Peranubes Rum!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: JUDAH KUPER Owner of Mezcal Vago and Peranubes Rum!   1) Who is Judah Kuper? Judah Kuper fell in love with his nurse while getting treated for a surfing injury on an island in rural Oaxaca. He married into a family who has been producing Mezcal for as many generations as they can remember. Together they started Mezcal Vago and have worked to grow the category worldwide. His passion project...

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