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AB Liquor
1809 W Anderson Ln Unit 1, Austin, TX 78757
Growing selection of quality rums including Habitation Velier, Transcontinental Rum Lines, Clairins, Neisson, Hampden, Foursquare and more. They are very receptive to special orders.

Austin Shaker Airport
1199 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78702
One stop rum shop featuring a wide array of quality selections from Jamaican, Barbados, Martinique, Guyana, etc. plus mixers, bar tools, books, glassware and everything you need.

Austin Shaker Pleasant Valley
420 N Pleasant Valley Rd B, Austin, TX 78702
Quintessential independent liquor store with one of the best rum selections in Texas. All orders come through here before hitting their other locations.

Austin Shaker Oak Hill
7626 W, TX-71 #102, Austin, TX 78735
Their newest location offering an extremely well curated selection of essentials and rarities along with a knowledgeable staff.

Austin Wine Merchant
512 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Great selection of booze. They often have oddball stuff you don’t see elsewhere.

Avery Ranch Wine and Spirits
10510 W Parmer Ln #118, Austin, TX 78717

Oak Liquor Cabinet
12636 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759
Vast selection of Foursquare ECS bottlings dating back to the 2005. Plenty of Plantation and regular fair along with several oddball independent bottlings.

South Lamar Wine and Spirits
2418 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Broad selection of rhum agricole, Clairin, Foursquare, Hamilton, Plantation, Habitation Velier and more at great prices.

Travis Heights Wine and Spirits

1948 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Good selection of standards w/ nice representation of Foursquare, Habitation Velier, agricoles and more.

Wiggy’s
1104 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Small selection w/ some surprises like IB’s from Rolling Fork

San Antonio:
Alamo City Liquor (three locations)

Houston:
Tony K’s
Houston Wine Merchant (not related to Austin one)
Nasa Liquor (on Nasa Pkwy)
Oasis Liquor in Cypress

Dallas:
Pogo’s
Bar & Garden


Watch

Zavvy
Video interviews with all manner of spirits industry folks, not limited to, but certainly encompassing rum

Spike’s Breezeway Cocktail Hour
Fun, light hearted entertainment, weekly video spotlights on classic tiki drinks

A Moment of Tiki
From the Lagoon of Mystery in New Braunfels, semi-regular videos of tiki bar buildout tips and tiki drink recipes


Read

Cocktail Wonk
Mega source for all things rum and tiki, deep dives examining distilleries, production methods, histories, and more

R/Rum
Reddit page dedicated to all things rum where many quality reviews are shared. Select group members are responsible for cask selections of the XXX and Aficionados series.

The Rum Lab
News and ‘views about rum

Ministry Of Rum
Ed Hamilton’s long time forum focusing on many topics of rum

Atomic Grog
Fantastic resource for tiki news plus tributes to all of the Mai Kai’s drinks


Listen

The Rumcast
Interviews with distillers, blenders, brand ambassadors, and other industry professionals

Privateer Podcast
In-depth chats with industry professionals examining production methods, yeast, still design, and more – hosted by Maggie Campbell

Half Pint Podcast
Maggie’s latest project chatting with industry professionals

Shift Drink
Ed Rudisell of the Inferno Room Indianapolis interviews movers and shakers in the industry

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