The Barrel Sample: Reinassance Rum 2018 Fino Cask – The Whisky Exchange

I’m having a look at the sample I received for the freshly released Reinassance Rum that was finished in a Fino Cask and was bottled exclusively for TWE. Reinassance is a fairly new rum producer from Taiwan. The molasses used as a base for this offering comes from local Taiwanese sugar cane and it was … More The Barrel Sample: Reinassance Rum 2018 Fino Cask – The Whisky Exchange

Review: Cotswolds Treacle Rum – 2021 Batch

Here’s another limited-in-numbers English produced rum from a distillery that makes mainly gin and whisky – this time hailing from Cotswolds, UK. Cotswolds Distillery was founded in 2014 and they made a name for themselves with their Cotswolds Gin, and later in 2017, with their very own Cotswolds Whisky. Cotswolds’ first batch of Treacle Rum … More Review: Cotswolds Treacle Rum – 2021 Batch

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – The London Distillery Company (Batch 1)

Thanks to the #WhiskySanta promotion ran by the online retailer, Master of Malt, in December I managed to acquire this bottling from That Boutique-y Rum Company for free – Merry Christmas to me! So I will kickstart the New Year with a review of the said offering which was produced locally at The London Distillery … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – The London Distillery Company (Batch 1)

The Barrel Sample: S.B.S Mauritius 2010 Moscatel Cask – The Whisky Exchange

And now here is my second mini-review for the samples I received from the S.B.S bottlings chosen by Dawn Davies exclusively for TWE. S.B.S Mauritius comes from Grays Distillery, Mauritius, is molasses based, distilled in 2010 using a column still and aged on the island (probably using an ex-Bourbon cask) before being taken to Denmark … More The Barrel Sample: S.B.S Mauritius 2010 Moscatel Cask – The Whisky Exchange

The Barrel Sample: S.B.S French Antilles 2020 Port Cask Grand Arome – The Whisky Exchange

Here is one of my mini-reviews for one of the samples I received from the S.B.S bottlings chosen by Dawn Davies exclusively for TWE. S.B.S French Antilles comes from Le Galion Distillery, Martinique, is molasses based (rather than cane juice which is Martinique predominant), fermented for an extended amount of time, as it is a … More The Barrel Sample: S.B.S French Antilles 2020 Port Cask Grand Arome – The Whisky Exchange

Review: Single Cask Rum Diamond Distillery 16 Year Old – Leith Stillroom

Thanks to a fellow spirits enthusiast, ginesthesia (well, she likes gin, but let’s not give her a hard time) I managed to get a sample of this Guyanese single barrel rum bottled by Leith Spirits. Leith Spirits is based in Leith (duh!), Edinburgh and they run a distillery where they make their own range of … More Review: Single Cask Rum Diamond Distillery 16 Year Old – Leith Stillroom

Review: Copeland Smuggler’s Reserve Bordeaux Grand Cru Rum

Copeland Distillery, located in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, started as an idea in 2016 and, after a successful crowdfunding, it became a real facility in August 2019. They deal with an array of spirits – gin, rum and whisky (still ageing) and today I’m having a look at their limited edition Smuggler’s Reserve Bordeaux Grand Cru … More Review: Copeland Smuggler’s Reserve Bordeaux Grand Cru Rum

Rum News: Copalli Rum Launch Its Winter Daiquiri Series

Here is the final installment of The Daiquiri Series launched this year by Copalli which features seasonal twists on the classic drink. You can check out the other recipes here and here as well as a full review of the Copalli White where you can learn more about the brand. The Daiquiri might not be … More Rum News: Copalli Rum Launch Its Winter Daiquiri Series