The Cocktail Barrel May – June 2022

While I took my time, I managed to create a few rummy concoctions in time for the summer! For more recipes visit The Cocktail Barrel and for any questions or recipes just get in touch with me. You can follow all the recipes as they come out one at a time on my socials on … More The Cocktail Barrel May – June 2022

Review: Manchester Rum Festival & Infinity Barrel

Manchester Rum Festival debuted in 2017 thanks to David Marsland’s (Drink Enthusiast) initiative and it’s Manchester’s first and only dedicated rum festival. David is also the UK Brand Ambassador for all things Saint Lucia (Chairman’s, Bounty, Admiral Rodney) and during the Covid lockdown he started a video series called Rum On The Couch which delved … More Review: Manchester Rum Festival & Infinity Barrel

Rum News: Little Rum Box Subscription Service & May’s Little Rum Box Review

My purpose as a rum blogger is to provide people with information and tasting notes about a rum brand for them to make an educated decision regarding purchasing the said brand. But sometimes that is not enough – the safest way to decide if you’re going to like something is to sample it yourself and … More Rum News: Little Rum Box Subscription Service & May’s Little Rum Box Review

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

That Boutique-y Rum Company (TBRC) and That Boutique-y Whisky Company joined forces once again to launch a range of new bottlings, this time playing on pairing the spirits with certain musical styles based on their origins and/or name – welcome to Boutique-y Records! In this review I will, obviously, be covering the rum range – … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

Review: FAIR. Muscovado Rum Millesime 2016

Making sure you are supporting the right companies when you purchase something is very important nowadays, especially when it comes to them using ingredients and resources from countries with a developing economy. That’s exactly what Fairtrade is all about – a system of certification that aims to ensure a set of standards are met in … More Review: FAIR. Muscovado Rum Millesime 2016

Review: Foursquare Elysium – Private Cask Selection – The Whisky Exchange

Foursquare Distillery, Barbados, has seen an incredible rise in popularity in the past years thanks to their well crafted rums, especially the ones from the Exceptional Cask Selection – add some masterclasses and intense social media activity from the owner and Master Distiller, Richard Seale, along with a heaped spoon of praises from high profile … More Review: Foursquare Elysium – Private Cask Selection – The Whisky Exchange

Review: Portsmouth Distillery – 1812 3 Year Old Rum

A three year old rum fermented, distilled and aged entirely in England? Yes, please! I pre-ordered this bottling a few weeks ago and now I’m excited to give it a try. The rum is made at the Portsmouth Distillery which was established in 2018 and is located on the Portsea Island in Hampshire, England. The … More Review: Portsmouth Distillery – 1812 3 Year Old Rum

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Guyana 10 Year Old Cask No. 56

Sometimes obsessively browsing the rum section on Amazon pays off, this time with an offering from Berry Brothers & Rudd. After finding the Dram Mor Guyana on House of Malt for just £38, I came across this other steal, a single cask from Guyana for just £42 – unfortunately they have bumped the price at … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Guyana 10 Year Old Cask No. 56