Rum News: The Duppy Share Carnival Party Pack

Notting Hill Carnival is coming! On the 28th and 29th of August more than 1.5 million people will descend on Notting Hill to celebrate the British West Indian community. Carnival was founded in 1966 to address community unrest and improve British race relations – something that’s always welcomed! Duppy Share was founded in Notting Hill … More Rum News: The Duppy Share Carnival Party Pack

The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Haiti 17 Year Old

One of the newer TBRC bottlings, part of the Norwest Euroexpress collection which was released in collaboration with That Boutique-y Whisky Company. While it says just Haiti, this was definitely distilled at Barbancourt Distillery, in Haiti. Most likely cane juice based, column still distilled and aged for 17 years in total, with 6 years of … More The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Haiti 17 Year Old

Review: Black Tot Master Blender’s Reserve 2022/ Interview: Oliver Chilton – Black Tot Master Blender

It’s that time of the year again, today (31st of July) we celebrate the day when the British Royal Navy stopped issuing the daily rum rations to its sailors in 1970. Also known as Black Tot Day, this year is its 52nd anniversary and it brings us yet another limited edition Black Tot Master Blender’s … More Review: Black Tot Master Blender’s Reserve 2022/ Interview: Oliver Chilton – Black Tot Master Blender

The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – O Reizinho (Batch 2)

The O Reizinho is the name of a small distillery from Madeira which produces agricole rhum, but using a pot still rather than a column. It’s thanks to That Boutique-y Rum company that I know about O Reizinho in the first place – the advantage of having independent bottlers that bring rums on the UK … More The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – O Reizinho (Batch 2)