The Barrel Sample: DOK 1489 Trelawny Jamaica

Here I have a sample from a rum bottled by Fine Drams. DOK 1489 Trewalny is sourced from Hampden, Jamaica, and it clocks at the hefty ester count of 1488.8 g/hlaa. The DOK marque from Hampden is usually meant to be used in flavouring and perfumery because of its potency. Molasses based, fermented for an … More The Barrel Sample: DOK 1489 Trelawny Jamaica

Review: Vidya – The River Mumma – New Yarmouth 2005

If you are a rum person and especially if you enjoy single cask offerings you’re more than likely to be already familiar with the people from Skylark Spirits. They are UK spirits importers and distributors and their portofolio is quite diverse from flavoured rums like Black Tears and Damoiseau Arranges to pure, limited bottlings under … More Review: Vidya – The River Mumma – New Yarmouth 2005

Review: S.B.S x The UK Rum Club High Ester Jamaican Rum Collection (Part II) – DOK vs NYE-WK

This is part II of my review of The UK Rum Club exclusive High Ester Jamaican Rum Collection pack, you can read part I here for more context, but I’ll repeat myself a bit here because I am nice like that. Wes Burgin (thefatrumpirate) and Steven James (Rum Diaries Blog) in collaboration with Skylark and … More Review: S.B.S x The UK Rum Club High Ester Jamaican Rum Collection (Part II) – DOK vs NYE-WK

Review: S.B.S x The UK Rum Club High Ester Jamaican Rum Collection (Part I) – STC^E vs WPE

In the vast, scary space that is Facebook there is a rum focused UK centered group of misfits appropriately called The UK Rum Club. The admins there, Wes Burgin aka thefatrumpirate and Steven James aka Rum Diaries Blog joined forces with Indy Anand, Chetan Landwa & Jaz Singh aka Skylark Spirits and Joshua Singh aka … More Review: S.B.S x The UK Rum Club High Ester Jamaican Rum Collection (Part I) – STC^E vs WPE