Review: William George

William George is a rum I wanted to get around to write about for a while now, so here we go. The name honours William Simpson and George Nicholls, who were grandfathers to Andrew Nicholls and Richard Nicholls, two of the founders of William George Rum. Andrew Nicholls was a bartender for over 18 years, … More Review: William George

Review: Island Signature Rum Anacaona Gran Reserva Santo Domingo Rum

One thing I like to do when I get paid is periodically browse the “Today’s Deals” section on Amazon in the booze department which usually results in me ending up with a rum bottle that I can’t find anything about when I want to write about it, so I just describe the irony in it … More Review: Island Signature Rum Anacaona Gran Reserva Santo Domingo Rum

Review: Lazydog Silver

There are plenty of UK rum brands that source the rums from other countries and blend and/or bottle (even flavour sometimes), but what about the ones that are made rather than sourced? The Scottish rum industry is leading the charge for UK distilled sugar cane spirits and it looks like England is, albeit slowly, rising … More Review: Lazydog Silver

The Barrel Sample: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – “Pleasing and Teasing” – Guyana 13 Year Old

Trying to find info on any SMWS rums proves itself challenging, but thanks to a review from Single Cask Rum I managed to gather more data. This is an independent bottling that contains rum from Guyana – cask number R2.7. “Pleasing and Teasing” is molasses based, distilled in 2004 using the Versailles still (single wooden … More The Barrel Sample: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – “Pleasing and Teasing” – Guyana 13 Year Old

Review: Ron Colon Salvadoreno Coffee Infused Rum 81 Proof (Green) vs. 111 Proof (Red)

Ron Colon’s story began in 2018 with two friends, Thurman and Pepijn Janssens, who worked in the spirit industry for over 20 years and were traveling around the world introducing various brands. After traveling to EL Salvador for another job in 2018 they became obsessed with the country and its culture and decided to create … More Review: Ron Colon Salvadoreno Coffee Infused Rum 81 Proof (Green) vs. 111 Proof (Red)