Review: Rum Fire Overproof

Rum Fire has a special place in my heart as I tasted this at the very beginning of my “serious” rum journey. Roger Barnes held a few years ago a session on Jamaican rum and history in Milk Bar, Reading, and I have to say not everyone enjoyed sampling neat overproof funky rum. I was … More Review: Rum Fire Overproof

Review: Inner Circle 5 Year Old Black Cask Strength

Inner Circle is a historical rum brand in Australia that initially was meant to be consumed only by Colonial Sugar Refinery’s (CSR) board of directors and some of its prized customers (hence the name). CSR was founded in 1855 and established sugar refineries in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. In 1901 they set up a … More Review: Inner Circle 5 Year Old Black Cask Strength

Review: El Destilado Overproof Oaxacan Rum

Michael Sager (Sager + Wilde), Alex Wolpert (East London Liquor Company) and Charlie McKay (indepedent creative director/photographer) are “responsible” for the London based El Destilado company/concept. They are independent bottlers and importers that work with various small producers, with their current range being sourced just from Oaxaca, Mexico. For the ones in the know, Oaxaca … More Review: El Destilado Overproof Oaxacan Rum

Rum News: Copalli Rum Launch “The Daquiri Series”

Copalli Rum, the Belizean rum brand and producer debuted in the US in 2018. They make organic, single estate rum at Copal Tree, a zero impact distillery powered by regenerative biomass which supports the local community as the largest employer in Southern Belize and with educational grants for children to attend high school. The rums feature … More Rum News: Copalli Rum Launch “The Daquiri Series”

Review: The Real McCoy 12 Year Old Limited Edition Madeira Cask

If you’re reading this when it was uploaded, today is my birthday and I wanted to taste and review something from one of my favourite rum producing countries/distilleries – Barbados/Foursquare Distillery. Lately, thanks to Brexit, popularity and, of course, bottle flippers, getting one of the new Foursquare releases is basically a sprint to checkout before … More Review: The Real McCoy 12 Year Old Limited Edition Madeira Cask