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Real McCoy Spirits: Rum

During Prohibition, a rum-runner named Bill McCoy gained a reputation for smuggling such good stuff into the United States that the expression “the real McCoy” became synonymous with quality and authenticity.
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‘Real’ Holiday Spirits 

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During Prohibition, a rum-runner named Bill McCoy gained a reputation for smuggling such good stuff into the United States that the expression “the real McCoy” became synonymous with quality and authenticity. Now the expression has been revived as a brand name for a new line of rum produced in American oak barrels in Barbados that is sure to melt any icebound sailor’s heart. Available in 3-, 5- and 12-year-old varieties, the rums range from dark and sweet to light and clear, for use in any of your favorite cocktails. Happy holidays, indeed!

From $19.

Real McCoy Spirits Corp., realmccoyspirits.com

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