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Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 24: Temperance" in the October 2017 issue. more

Oct 12, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 23: George Washington's Rum Papers" in the September 2017 issue. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, The Rum Historian for "Got Rum?", brings us "American Rum 21: A Merchantilist's Nightmare”, where he talks about the roles of rum, molasses, distillation and barrel manufacturing during the American Revolution. more

Jul 18, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 20: Rum and Revolution" in the June 2017 issue. more

Jun 14, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 19: Rum and Mobs" in the May 2017 issue. more

May 18, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about the undefined regulations on proceeds of seized and confiscated ships in his article called "American Rum 18: The Royal Navy Against America” that published in the April 2017 issue. more

Apr 17, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 17: The French Connection" in the March 2017 issue. more

Mar 15, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 16: Smuggling'' in the February 2017 issue more

Feb 21, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "White Rum Renaissance'' in the January 2017 issue. more

Jan 12, 2017 2:00 PM Rum In History 1 Comments

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 15: The Molasses Act'' in the December 2016 issue. more

Dec 26, 2016 2:00 PM Rum In History 2 Comments

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 14: Guinea Rum'' in the November 2016 issue. more

Nov 21, 2016 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 13: A Mass Destruction Weapon?'' in the October 2016 issue. more

Oct 25, 2016 9:00 AM Rum In History 1 Comments

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 11: The “Drunken Indian'' in the September 2016 issue. more

Sep 21, 2016 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 11: The Indian Trade " in the August 2016 issue. more

Aug 17, 2016 2:00 PM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 10: Rum In Every Day Life " in the July 2016 issue. more

Jul 21, 2016 2:00 PM Rum In History

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Early tavern scene in Colonial America

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 9: More About Taverns And Rum " in the June 2016 issue. more

Jun 16, 2016 2:00 PM Rum In History

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In an American Inn, by John Lewis Krimmel, 1814

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 8. Taverns" in the May 2016 issue. more

May 19, 2016 9:00 AM Rum In History

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Amer ica 1760-1770 - Peter Manigault and His Fr iends by George Roupell

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 7. Before Jerry Thomas" in the April 2016 issue. more

Apr 25, 2016 9:00 AM Rum In History

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Eight men around table, dr inking and smoking; one is reading, 1797.

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 6: Plentiful, Cheap and Strong" in the March 2016 issue. more

Mar 21, 2016 9:00 AM Rum In History

Marco Pierini, the Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "American Rum 5. The Cradle of the Giant" in the February 2016 issue. more

Feb 19, 2016 9:00 AM Rum In History

  • Painted Plate of Antigua

    Printed by Edward Suter, printer to the Infant School Society, 19. Cheapside, London, for the Ladies’ Society for Promoting the Early Education of Negro Children. This aquatint plate print was first published in 1823, in William Clark’s Ten views in the Island of Antigua and was later re-used, along with other plates in the same series, by the Ladies’ Societ y to teach chi ldren to read.

    Painted Plate of Antigua

    Marco Pierini, The Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" magazine, talks about "Rum Conquers the British Domestic Market" in the September 2014 issue.

  • Rum and Wellness in XVIII Century Britain

    Beer Street and Gin Lane are two prints issued in 1751 by English artist William Hogarth in support of what would become the Gin Act . Designed to be viewed alongside each other, they depict the evils of the consumption of gin as a contrast to the merits of drinking beer.

    Rum and Wellness in XVIII Century Britain

    Marco Pierini, The Rum Historian for "Got Rum?" Magazine, talks about "Rum and Wellness in XVIII Century Britain" in the October 2014 issue.

  • St. John’s Coffee-house, Shire Lane, London

    It is 4:00 a.m. in a clubroom said to be St. John’s Coffee-house, Shire Lane, London. The candles are burning out on a night consigned to drinking, and the revelers betray every state of drunkenness from rowdiness to stupefaction. In spite of William Hogarth’s admonition in his caption — “Think not to find one meant resemblance there, we lash the Vices but the Persons spare” — people took delight in associating individuals in the print with various reprobates in London society.

    St. John’s Coffee-house, Shire Lane, London

    It is 4:00 a.m. in a clubroom said to be St. John’s Coffee-house, Shire Lane, London. The candles are burning out on a night consigned to drinking, and the revelers betray every state of drunkenness from rowdiness to stupefaction. In spite of William Hogarth’s admonition in his caption — “Think not to find one meant resemblance there, we lash the Vices but the Persons spare” — people took delight in associating individuals in the print with various reprobates in London society.

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