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General Chat Thread, The Kraken Black Rum in General; So, back in March, the bro in law got me a bottle of Kraken black rum for my birthday. Unsurprisingly, ...
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    The Kraken Black Rum

    So, back in March, the bro in law got me a bottle of Kraken black rum for my birthday. Unsurprisingly, as it was my birthday, half the bottle got drunk between us. I've cracked it out again tonight to have a bit over ice, but it's only the second time I've had it. While it's awesome neat, does anyone have any serving suggestions they'd recommend?

    I also feel it mandatory to say "Release the Kraken!"

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    When I was in the West Indies, if we drank Black rum it was with lime juice or sprite. Oddly. Nice though

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    Freshly squeezed lime juice? Interesting, got some fresh limes in the fridge.

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    Yep
    Fresh lime juice
    mind you I picked the limes !

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    My favourite drink.

    Loads of ice. Pint glass. 2 parts rum, 1 part dr pepper.

    Seriously try it. Used to be a massive Captain Morgans Spiced drinker until the Kraken swallowed me up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sippo View Post
    Loads of ice. Pint glass. 2 parts rum, 1 part dr pepper.
    I may have to give this a try. I have an unopened bottle of Captain Morgan's [spiced] indoors.

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    Coke (not cheap stuff though) makes it taste slightly of toffee...

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    Quote Originally Posted by korifugi View Post
    Coke (not cheap stuff though) makes it taste slightly of toffee...
    I usually go for Pepsi Max. [High caffine and tasty, tasty acesulfame potassium.]

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    Coke is boring.

    I'd also recommend a black mojito...

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    I do not consume rum.

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    I thought this was going to be about skiing as I read it as Kracken Black Run

    Ben

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    Also remember, when you've finished it - it's obligatory to stagger around the house stating loudly (in a slight slur) "where has all the rum gone?"...

    extra points for pirate wear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by korifugi View Post
    it's obligatory to stagger around the house stating loudly (in a slight slur) "where has all the rum gone?"...
    I do that anyway.

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    extra points for pirate wear.
    Aye.

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