Review: Single Cask Rum Diamond Distillery 16 Year Old – Leith Stillroom

Thanks to a fellow spirits enthusiast, ginesthesia (well, she likes gin, but let’s not give her a hard time) I managed to get a sample of this Guyanese single barrel rum bottled by Leith Spirits. Leith Spirits is based in Leith (duh!), Edinburgh and they run a distillery where they make their own range of … More Review: Single Cask Rum Diamond Distillery 16 Year Old – Leith Stillroom

The Barrel Sample: Berry Bros & Rudd Diamond 2010 – 2021 Islay Cask Finish

Berry Bros & Rudd are a wine and spirit merchant based in London who also act as independent bottlers. Here I have a sample of a Guyanese rum finished in a former ex-Williamson (Islay whisky) cask. Molasses based, distilled at Diamond Distillery in unspecified stills, aged for 10 years in Guyana in an ex-Bourbon barrel … More The Barrel Sample: Berry Bros & Rudd Diamond 2010 – 2021 Islay Cask Finish

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)