Of all the available spirits, he chose rum? Oof. This could get ugly real fast.
What, no pumpkin rum?
The taste to get him through the day.
rum is rough to drink straight.
well at least that’s what a friend told me . . .
As Jimmy Buffet says – “Rum is the reason pirates never ruled the world”.
UK (Royal) Navy finally (1970) stopped the rum ration after hundreds of years of tradition. The pirates simply tagged along. They knew a good thing when they saw it. Have to wonder though about how many sailors under the influence fell to their deaths from the rigging.
That’s why he looks groggy after five cups.