Review: Manchester Rum Festival & Infinity Barrel

Manchester Rum Festival debuted in 2017 thanks to David Marsland’s (Drink Enthusiast) initiative and it’s Manchester’s first and only dedicated rum festival. David is also the UK Brand Ambassador for all things Saint Lucia (Chairman’s, Bounty, Admiral Rodney) and during the Covid lockdown he started a video series called Rum On The Couch which delved … More Review: Manchester Rum Festival & Infinity Barrel

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

That Boutique-y Rum Company (TBRC) and That Boutique-y Whisky Company joined forces once again to launch a range of new bottlings, this time playing on pairing the spirits with certain musical styles based on their origins and/or name – welcome to Boutique-y Records! In this review I will, obviously, be covering the rum range – … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

Review: Foursquare Elysium – Private Cask Selection – The Whisky Exchange

Foursquare Distillery, Barbados, has seen an incredible rise in popularity in the past years thanks to their well crafted rums, especially the ones from the Exceptional Cask Selection – add some masterclasses and intense social media activity from the owner and Master Distiller, Richard Seale, along with a heaped spoon of praises from high profile … More Review: Foursquare Elysium – Private Cask Selection – The Whisky Exchange

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: Copeland Smuggler’s Reserve Bordeaux Grand Cru Rum

Copeland Distillery, located in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, started as an idea in 2016 and, after a successful crowdfunding, it became a real facility in August 2019. They deal with an array of spirits – gin, rum and whisky (still ageing) and today I’m having a look at their limited edition Smuggler’s Reserve Bordeaux Grand Cru … More Review: Copeland Smuggler’s Reserve Bordeaux Grand Cru Rum