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

Review: MacNair’s 7 Years Old Panama vs. MacNair’s 7 Years Old Peated Panama

The GlenAllachie Distillers Company, led by industry veteran Billy Walker launched the very first rum trough their MacNair’s Spirit House. According to Billy Walker “Rum was an exciting prospect as, in a similar vein to whisky, it allows for greater scope of innovation and experimentation, particularly in regard to maturation.” MacNair’s Spirit House was founded … More Review: MacNair’s 7 Years Old Panama vs. MacNair’s 7 Years Old Peated Panama

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: 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: 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