Review: Denros Strong Rum

From the “I risk my life so you don’t have to” series comes a review for a Saint Lucian rum that you can’t really find outside the island of Saint Lucia – like really, I can’t find a price anywhere. Regardless, its lack of availability or its fierce “double strength” weren’t enough to stop me … More Review: Denros Strong Rum

Review: Ron Larimar Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish

As per my previous review, this is another new rum brand that is owned by a Scotch whisky company. The Ron Larimar brand is owned by Angus Dundee Distillers – who also own the Tomintoul and Glencadam distilleries. According to their website, “Angus Dundeee Distillers has over 60 years of experience in distilling, bottling and … More Review: Ron Larimar Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish

Review: MacNair’s 7 Years Old Panama vs. MacNair’s 7 Years Old Peated Panama

The GlenAllachie Distillers Company, led by industry veteran Billy Walker launched the very first rum trough their MacNair’s Spirit House. According to Billy Walker “Rum was an exciting prospect as, in a similar vein to whisky, it allows for greater scope of innovation and experimentation, particularly in regard to maturation.” MacNair’s Spirit House was founded … More Review: MacNair’s 7 Years Old Panama vs. MacNair’s 7 Years Old Peated Panama

Article: My 7 Favourite Daiquiri White Rums

Firstly I would like to point out that I don’t fully agree with the white, golden, dark classification generally attributed to rum, I believe colour has little or even nothing to do with the flavour profile. Practices such as filtering aged distillate, or adding caramel colouring to unaged ones render this categorisation pretty much useless. … More Article: My 7 Favourite Daiquiri White Rums

Review: Mezan Chiriqui

Mezan came to be in 2012 and market themselves as “unaltered” and “untouched” meaning that all the rums they bottle are free of any additives such as caramel colouring or sweeteners. They do not produce rum, but they source rum from various other producers which usually aged both in the tropical and continental climates. They … More Review: Mezan Chiriqui

Interview: Marlo Gamora – Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796

Santa Teresa 1796 was created to commemorate the bicentennial of the Hacienda Santa Teresa after the fourth generation of the Vollmer family (Alberto J. Vollmer) challenged the Master Distillers to elaborate the best crafted rum in the world. You can read more about this expression and some background information about the company in my review … More Interview: Marlo Gamora – Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796