The Barrel Sample: The Duchess Martinique 15 Year Old

The Martinique hails from Rhumerie De Simon which produces AOC Rhum Agricole for the likes of Saint Clement and HSE. This bottling doesn’t fall under the agricole umbrella since it wasn’t fully aged and bottled in Martinique. Sugar cane juice based, column distilled in 2004, aged 4 years in the tropics and 11 years continentally … More The Barrel Sample: The Duchess Martinique 15 Year Old

The Barrel Sample: Clairin Sajous 2015

Clairin Sajous is made at Chelo Distillery in Haiti by Michel Sajous. Luca Gargano of Velier is responsible for distributing various Clairins outside Haiti. Clairin Sajous uses sugar cane from the estate, the base material being cane juice. Fermented with wild yeast for around 7-10 days, pot still distilled and bottled without dilution – absolutely … More The Barrel Sample: Clairin Sajous 2015

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company Signature Blend #1

That Boutique-y Rum Company were always the odd ones (in a good way), with their limited releases and cute 50cl bottles – I have to say I’ve enjoyed more than one of their offerings. Lately they have decided to be a bit more “mainstream” and created two constant and continuous releases in… are you ready… … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company Signature Blend #1

Review: Damoiseau Millesime 2009 Full Proof

Daimoiseau is an agricole rhum brand – made from sugarcane juice, produced at the Damoiseau Distillery in Guadeloupe – Le Moule. The distillery itself was bought by Roger Damoiseau in 1942 and nowadays it’s runned by his grandson Herve Damoiseau. The distillery is the largest on the island, producing about 55% of Guadeloupe’s rhum. The … More Review: Damoiseau Millesime 2009 Full Proof