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

The Barrel Sample: Berry Bros. & Rudd Foursquare 2010 Sauternes Finish

Here’s a sample of a bottling that seems to be sold out in the UK since its autumn 2021 release. This is a Single Cask selected by London merchants Berry Brothers & Rudd that has been distilled and partially aged at Foursquare Distillery in Barbados. Molasses based, pot and column still distilled in 2010 and … More The Barrel Sample: Berry Bros. & Rudd Foursquare 2010 Sauternes Finish

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Mauritius 2010 9 Year Old

I reviewed the Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) Fijian 11YO a few days ago and here’s another expression from them, this time from Mauritius – got one more up the sleeve, in case anyone was wondering. BBR already have an ongoing collaboration with the Medine Distillery from Mauritius since 2009 under The Indian Ocean Company … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Mauritius 2010 9 Year Old

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Fijian Rum 11 Year Old

Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR from now on because I’m lazy) is Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop since 1698 – at least that’s what their website say. They have some rums in their portofolio such as Penny Blue and their BBR Classic range (reviews here, here, here and … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Fijian Rum 11 Year Old

The Barrel Sample: Berry Bros & Rudd Diamond 2010 – 2021 Islay Cask Finish

Berry Bros & Rudd are a wine and spirit merchant based in London who also act as independent bottlers. Here I have a sample of a Guyanese rum finished in a former ex-Williamson (Islay whisky) cask. Molasses based, distilled at Diamond Distillery in unspecified stills, aged for 10 years in Guyana in an ex-Bourbon barrel … More The Barrel Sample: Berry Bros & Rudd Diamond 2010 – 2021 Islay Cask Finish

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Guatemala Rum

“Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop since 1698.” – taken from their website. BBR also act as independent bottlers, having various spirits, including rum, bottled under their own label. They are boasting a selection of both limited and continuous releases with the Classic Range … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Guatemala Rum

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Exceptional Casks 1982 Jamaican Rum 33 Year Old Cask No. 14

Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) are not playing around when it comes to some of the stuff they’re releasing as independent bottlers and this batch of Jamaican rum distilled in 1982 is part of it. Funnily enough this is not the first 1982 rum I’ve reviewed, I also had a look at the Rum Nation … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Exceptional Casks 1982 Jamaican Rum 33 Year Old Cask No. 14

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Nicaragua Rum

The company that came to be Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) started in 1698 with a widowed woman whose last name was Bourne and a shop in the neighborhood opposite St. James’s Palace, which in that year became the official principal residence of the monarch. I won’t go through the whole lineage and how the … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Nicaragua Rum

Review: Penny Blue VSOP

Penny Blue rum is a single estate rum (all the production happens on the estate) produced at Medine Distillery in Mauritius in collaboration with Berry Bros & Rudd, “Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant”. The distillery has been in continuous operation since 1926 making it the oldest working distillery in Mauritius. Medine Distillery and Berry … More Review: Penny Blue VSOP

Review: Penny Blue XO – Batch #5

The Penny Blue was a rare Mauritian stamp which had the inscription ‘Post Office’ on it rather than ‘Post Paid’ due to an engraving mistake. “Created as part of the inaugural postal service, in 1847, under the watchful eye of the Governor of Mauritius, the stamp was to be used for invitations to a fancy … More Review: Penny Blue XO – Batch #5