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japhyryder Aug 13, 2007 09:43 AM

my family (my grandparents and mother et al) lived in puerto rico for many years and they are a Don Q family.

i can't seem to find it here in Connecticut. any help?

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    Scottes RE: japhyryder Aug 13, 2007 10:51 AM

    Fortune Brands appears to be the distributors of Don Q for CT.
    http://www.fortunebrands.com/

    1. joypirate RE: japhyryder Aug 16, 2007 01:56 PM

      Friend from PR swears by it as well, we've seen it in Jersey liquor stores.

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        MightyFrog RE: joypirate Aug 17, 2007 09:31 PM

        It gives me heart to know it can be found in the U.S. It's my favorite basic, light, mixing rum. My in-laws live in PR, and I had a little almost every day when I was there.

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        nerdgoggles RE: japhyryder Aug 28, 2007 12:33 PM

        I bought a big ol' handle of Don Q silver in Brooklyn this week. I don't know about Connecticut. But it means there's a distributor in the tri-state area.

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          japhyryder RE: nerdgoggles Sep 4, 2007 07:54 AM

          I found it at M & R Liquors on Rt. 4 in Farmington

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            nerdgoggles RE: japhyryder Sep 5, 2007 01:21 PM

            Sweet! I'm glad you found the gold (rum) at the end of your food quest.

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          Dori Bryant RE: japhyryder Oct 1, 2007 01:21 PM

          I'm sure that Don Q will be glad to hear from you. They will now have it available 'just about everywhere'. In fact, I'm hosting a RumFest in NYC on October 15 at Valbella NY Restaurant and they'll be there ready to 'rock 'n roll'! Contact Bill Frank at wfrank1@ix.netcom.com and I'm sure he can tell you of additional outlets in your neck of the woods. (I JUST got my bottle of their Anejo on Friday night and I'm in HEAVEN!

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