Review: Ninefold Nith Inshore Rescue Pure Single Rum vs Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #2

At the start of February I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Kit Carruthers, the owner and maker of Ninefold rum, in person. My very first impression, which I unapolgetically expressed out loud, was that he was taller than I thought – although that might’ve been just my 5’7″ talking. That same evening Kit hosted … More Review: Ninefold Nith Inshore Rescue Pure Single Rum vs Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #2

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: The Bush Rum Original Spiced vs. The Bush Rum Passionfruit & Guava

Today I’m having a look at two flavoured offerings from The Bush Rum range because I do embrace sugar cane spirits diversity on my website – also I received these bottles in order to review them so why not have a look at them. I have heard about The Bush Rum before when I was … More Review: The Bush Rum Original Spiced vs. The Bush Rum Passionfruit & Guava

Review: Duppy White

Duppy Share is an English rum brand that has been growing steadily over the past years and can be seen pretty much everywhere, from supermarkets to your favourite rum bars or even Greene King pubs. The name is inspired by the Caribbean lore of the duppy stealing the rum from the barrels, basically their mean … More Review: Duppy White

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)