August 2020-Epicurean Horoscopes: A Rum/Rhum For The Month

August 2020- A Rum/Rhum For The Month

Can you believe that August is here? This month there are a few rum/rhum celebrations which is why this month’s scopes are focused on rum/rhum selections. The versatile spirit is in the spotlight with its sensuous ways. It’s also known for its medicinal properties such as good for sore throats, preventing heart attacks, decreasing muscle pain, and so much more. May your month be filled with joy, laughter, love, and copious amounts of rum/rhum. Cheers!


Aries- (March 21- April 19) 

You have worked your butt off and are finally getting the recognition that you deserve. Don’t forget to pat yourself on the back. Nothing wrong with tooting your own horn. That being said,  don’t let it go to your head. It’s fine to “feel yourself”, but focus on gratitude and not ego. There will be more opportunities rolling in. Feel free to take your time deciding which offers you want to explore. A rum for sipping to success is the Chairman’s Reserve Rum coming in with aromas of tobacco and cloves baby.

Taurus- (April 20- May 20)

Darling the word for you this month is preparation. Being ready is going to allow you to shine and “wow” an audience. Don’t be nervous. You deserve the attention, so don’t pull back now. Keep on moving toward the spotlight. If fear tries to show up and derail you, push it back. You’ve come too far to let it get in the way of your success. Get in some Appleton Estate 12 Year Rare Rum for your pleasure. The blended rum has notes of coffee, orange peels, and toasted oak.

Gemini -(May 21-June 20) 

It’s been a time of reflection for you. This has been good and bad for your spirit. Some of your thoughts are making you doubt yourself. Time to dig deep and tap into your power. Every once in a while we all need to be reminded about our badassery.  You are a badass and never forget it. Look at how far you’ve come. Take a break and remember the things that bring you joy. Go in with Brugal Extra Viejo Rum. The Dominincan rum is aged up to eight years in ex-American Whiskey casks.

Cancer – (June 21-July 22) 

You know what needs to be done, now it’s time for action. That is sometimes the hardest part, especially in a Covid world. There appear to be a few roadblocks in the way of your goals. Negotiate with someone who may be causing the issue or a person that may be able to help. Stay focused on the prize. That will keep you going when you hit a bump in the road. Roll up your sleeves, now get to work. A good go to is  the Admiral Rodney Royal Oak Extra Old Rum. This rum is aged in bourbon casks with aromas of toasty oak, chocolate and spice, oh how nice!

Leo- (July 23- August 22)

Finances are looking good this month. Maybe that side hustle is bringing in some extra dough or you get a raise. This will take away some of the worry that you have around your fiances. Now you can take a deep breath and relax a little. Good vibes will surround you throughout the month. Embrace every last drop. Your heart, mind, and soul will love every minute of it. Sip a few glasses of Pyrat XO Reserve Rum. Get in some of that divine  molasses, orange peels, marmalade, and spice.

Virgo- (August 23- September 22)

Looks like a new relationship is in the cards for you dear Virgo. Love is possible in a quarantine world, who would have thought? You’ve had some heartbreak in the past that is causing you to be hesitant. It’s good to be cautious, especially when you meet someone new. Slowly and surely let love in. This will prove to me a divine match. Trust your heart, it won’t lead you astray. Sip to love with Mount Gay Extra Old Rum…all golden brown with aromas of dry spice and cloves.

Libra- (September 23- October 22)

Questions are swirling around areas of the heart. To stay together or not to stay together, that is the question. You already know the answer. Staying in a relationship “just because’ is worse than being alone. Take a deep dive into your heart chakra. It is your truth. The one that you seek is seeking you. Get your rum on with Clément VSOP Agricole Vieux Rhum. Distilled from fresh sugarcane this saucy rum is aged four years in new French Limousin oak and re-charred ex-bourbon casks.

Scorpio- (October 23 -November 22)

You may not be seeing eye to eye with one of your friends. It happens. There’s no way to agree with someone all of the time. It is what it is. Handle the situation with love and an open heart. Time to think about where you are spending your time and energy. Also time to make some investments. Put some money aside for the stock market or for a savings account of some sort. In the long run you will be so glad that you did. Sip to the future with Flor de Cana 18 Year Old Rum.

Sagittarius- (November 23- December 21) 

Saying goodbye is never easy. It can have our emotions all over the place. Allow yourself to feel anything and everything. Don’t hold back. Get it all cried out if you have to. When something doesn’t work out, the universe is trying to give you something. Just remember that you will rise as you always do. To celebrate a new beginning, sip and savor, Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum. Get the feels with the orange, licorice and toffee notes. Cheers to you!

Capricorn- (December 22- January 20) 

You are going through a bit of a transition at the moment, but then again who isn’t? So many things keep coming up as priorities. Which one do you choose to focus one? Oy to the vey! Take a deep breath. You got this. There’s nothing that you can’t handle so focus on one thing at a time. You don’t have to have it all figured out or how you are doing to do it all. Don’t let things overwhelm you and it will all work out. Get into a bottle of Havana Club Añejo 7 Year Old Rum, it’s a taste of Cuba in a glass.

Aquarius- (January 21- February 18) 

 A part of you has been isolating yourself. It’s what you needed so thumbs up.  Now, your entrepreneur spirit is kicking in. The creative juices are flowing. This is good news. Pull out your notebook and look at all of your ideas. You will be surprised how many of them that you can use. You will accomplish whatever you set your sights on. As Spock would say, “live long and prosper”. The rum choice for you this month is Bumbu Rum XO this rum is aged for 18 years so comes at you smooth with a sherry influence.

Pisces- (February 19- March 20) 

While there are some things that look bleak, look past the darkness, there is some light shining through. Follow the light. You bring about what you think about. By the way, you will achieve a goal this month. Seed planted and hard work is paying off. Things are coming together so keep the course, you are a force. The brown juice to sip is Don Papa 10 Year Rum with aromas of vanilla and orange peels. Get it in.


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