Within three months of officially dating each other, two of your intrepid dispatchers managed to sample most of Tanduay’s newfangled products. Unintentionally, of course. We aren’t alcoholics. What follows are concise reviews of said products, in case you find yourself hankering for a cheap-ass drink at 2 on a Thursday morning.
Flavors: coconut, cappuchino, and the brand new (possibly disgusting) melon.
First sampled in: “I don’t know. I don’t think we were even together.” - He
Served: neat, chilled, copiously.
He said: The best rum since Tanduay rum came out in 1854. Which is not saying a lot. But as Filipinos, our expectations are generally low.
She said: I like mixing the coconut one with Coca-cola. (Boyf says it’s called a Coppertone. It tastes better than its namesake, though.) Good for “chillax inuman” in “Bora” with your “bros.” And for drinking alone in your apartment while feeling too weak to swig whiskey from the bottle because you’ve an article due in three hours.
Recommendation: Go for it.