Category Archives: Rum

Review: Mount Gay Rum Goodies

Mount Gay Rum Twitter Tasting I’ve been lucky enough to be on a Mount Gay twitter tasting tonight… I’m still quite new to rum, I know I like it, but I haven’t tried many varieties, so it’s great to try … Continue reading

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Article: Deconstructing Wood’s Rum

Deconstructing Wood’s Rum – #WoodsTT I’m lucky enough to have been involved with a Twitter Tasting, looking at Wood’s Rum… and deconstructing it’s three component parts, tasting them separately before then trying the finished article… not something you get to do … Continue reading

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Review: Gosling’s Rums

I don’t know that much about rums to be honest with you, but I do know that sometimes they make a nice alternative drop of drammage to whiskies. I know I like Appleton Estate rums, via previous twitter tastings… but … Continue reading

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Review: Penny Blue Single Estate Rum, Batch No 004

Penny Blue, XO Single Estate, Mauritian Rum, Batch No 004, 43.3% abv Info: “Penny Blue XO Single Estate Mauritian Rum is distilled from the molasses of our home-grown sugar canes, carefully matured in oak and bottled at the Medine Estate … Continue reading

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Review: The Duppy Share Caribbean Rum

The Duppy Share – Caribbean Rum – 40% ABV In the whisky world, the angels take their share of whisky from the casks maturing it. In the Caribbean, it’s the mischievous Duppy spirits that travel from island to island, taking … Continue reading

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Review: Rumbullion! XO 15yo

Rumbullion! XO 15 Years Old – 46.2% In Cognac terms “XO” means extra old, i.e. at least 6 years old (and as of 2016 at least 10 years old), although often up to 20 years old. With this Caribbean rum … Continue reading

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Review: Bowmore’s three new Travel Retail exclusives (Black Rock, White Sands & Gold Reef)

Some of you may know by now that Bowmore has released three new Travel Retail exclusives. If you don’t know what Travel Retail is, then basically it means you can only buy it in airports / duty free… so unless … Continue reading

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