Review: Copalli Barrel Rested Rum

If you follow me, you know I’ve been posting quite a few recipes that use Copalli rums thanks to their seasonal Daiquiri Series they have been sharing. I also covered their white rum and now I will be having a look at their barrel rested one which I’m kinda excited for. The Copal Tree Distillery … More Review: Copalli Barrel Rested Rum

Review: Rum Advent Calendar (2021 Edition) – Drinks By The Dram (Spoiler Free)

The coats are out of the closet, heating is turned on in the house and Halloween is just around the corner – so basically it’s time to get ready for Christmas! Drinks By The Dram are already one step ahead of that, as they just sent me a 2021 Rum Advent Calendar, so just like … More Review: Rum Advent Calendar (2021 Edition) – Drinks By The Dram (Spoiler Free)

Rum News: Copalli Rum Launch Its Autumn Daiquiri Series

Earlier this year in April I featured Copalli’s Daiquiri Series, a list of drinks curated by 4 big names in the industry, Jean Vital, Tammy Jackson, Matt Hollidge and Copalli’s own cocktail curator, Waluco Maheia and now they are back with 4 more Daiquiri twists inspired by the current season and the ingredients that can … More Rum News: Copalli Rum Launch Its Autumn Daiquiri Series

The Barrel Sample: The Duchess Trinidad 11 Year Old

The Trinidad comes from a distillery many haven’t heard of – Ten Cane Distillery. Ten Cane Rum was introduced in 2005 by Moet-Hennesy Louis Vuitton and it was meant to use artisianal processes such as pot still distilling and tropical ageing but it never took off and so in was fully discontinued in 2015. This … More The Barrel Sample: The Duchess Trinidad 11 Year Old

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

Review: El Destilado Overproof Oaxacan Rum

Michael Sager (Sager + Wilde), Alex Wolpert (East London Liquor Company) and Charlie McKay (indepedent creative director/photographer) are “responsible” for the London based El Destilado company/concept. They are independent bottlers and importers that work with various small producers, with their current range being sourced just from Oaxaca, Mexico. For the ones in the know, Oaxaca … More Review: El Destilado Overproof Oaxacan Rum

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Mauritius 2010 9 Year Old

I reviewed the Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) Fijian 11YO a few days ago and here’s another expression from them, this time from Mauritius – got one more up the sleeve, in case anyone was wondering. BBR already have an ongoing collaboration with the Medine Distillery from Mauritius since 2009 under The Indian Ocean Company … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Mauritius 2010 9 Year Old

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)