Review: Robert Watson’s Demerara Rum

I’ve ordered a few bottles of this last month as I wanted to make myself a batch or two of hot buttered rum punch* and needed a “dark” rum, so I decided to keep a sample for review at a later time. *For the record, the punch was in the decent-but-needs-working range. Went deep onto … More Review: Robert Watson’s Demerara Rum

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company Signature Blend #2

Couldn’t review Signature Blend #1 and not carry on to the second one shortly after. This is also a continuous releases presented in a 70cl bottle as opposed to their usual limited 50cl offerings. Once again, as with #1, Peter Holland from The Floating Rum Shack was involved in the creative process of the blend … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company Signature Blend #2

The Barrel Sample: El Dorado Rare Collection Versailles 2002

El Dorado have launched limited edition rums called Rare Collection to highlight some of their marques and stills, just like the old Velier Demerara did. This one was distilled at Diamond Distillery (Guyana) in the Versailles Wooden Pot Still in 2002 and was a release of 3000 bottles. They are supposed to be additive-free, but … More The Barrel Sample: El Dorado Rare Collection Versailles 2002

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Diamond Distillery, Versailles Still, 14 Year Old (Batch 3)

Now that’s a title right there, this is a Guyanese rum from Demerara Distillers Limited (the house of El Dorado rums) bottled by That Boutique-y Rum Company whose ethos is taking a “no BS approach” – they are all about transparency, information and purity and I rate that. The Versailles still is a single wooden … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Diamond Distillery, Versailles Still, 14 Year Old (Batch 3)