Review: Black Tot Master Blender’s Reserve & Components

As some of you that know me in reality or just on social media, one month ago I just moved to London and a few days later I started bartending at The Beachcomber – an agricole and tiki bar. The reason I mention this is that in my very first day working there, Dawn Davies … More Review: Black Tot Master Blender’s Reserve & Components

Article: My 7 Favourite Daiquiri White Rums

Firstly I would like to point out that I don’t fully agree with the white, golden, dark classification generally attributed to rum, I believe colour has little or even nothing to do with the flavour profile. Practices such as filtering aged distillate, or adding caramel colouring to unaged ones render this categorisation pretty much useless. … More Article: My 7 Favourite Daiquiri White Rums

Review: The Real McCoy 12 Year Old Limited Edition Madeira Cask

If you’re reading this when it was uploaded, today is my birthday and I wanted to taste and review something from one of my favourite rum producing countries/distilleries – Barbados/Foursquare Distillery. Lately, thanks to Brexit, popularity and, of course, bottle flippers, getting one of the new Foursquare releases is basically a sprint to checkout before … More Review: The Real McCoy 12 Year Old Limited Edition Madeira Cask

Review: St. Nicholas Abbey White Rum (40% ABV)

The story of the Saint Nicholas Abbey Estate starts in the mid 17th century in Barbados with a bit of a drama-soap-opera style chain of events between two plantations and their owners, Col. Benjamin Berringer and Sir John Yeaman. It is said that Yeaman poisoned Berringer and then married his wife, Margaret in 1661, who … More Review: St. Nicholas Abbey White Rum (40% ABV)