Review: Portsmouth Distillery – 1812 3 Year Old Rum

A three year old rum fermented, distilled and aged entirely in England? Yes, please! I pre-ordered this bottling a few weeks ago and now I’m excited to give it a try. The rum is made at the Portsmouth Distillery which was established in 2018 and is located on the Portsea Island in Hampshire, England. The … More Review: Portsmouth Distillery – 1812 3 Year Old Rum

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Guatemala Rum

“Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop since 1698.” – taken from their website. BBR also act as independent bottlers, having various spirits, including rum, bottled under their own label. They are boasting a selection of both limited and continuous releases with the Classic Range … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Guatemala Rum

Review: Penny Blue VSOP

Penny Blue rum is a single estate rum (all the production happens on the estate) produced at Medine Distillery in Mauritius in collaboration with Berry Bros & Rudd, “Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant”. The distillery has been in continuous operation since 1926 making it the oldest working distillery in Mauritius. Medine Distillery and Berry … More Review: Penny Blue VSOP

The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Foursquare 12 Year Old (Batch 1)

A Master of Malt sample I’ve had laying around for a while now. This The Boutique-y Rum Company sample hails from Barbados, more exactly the well acclaimed Foursquare Distillery. Molasses based, a blend of column and pot still distillates, aged for 11 years in the tropics and an additional year in the UK all in … More The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Foursquare 12 Year Old (Batch 1)

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Nicaragua Rum

The company that came to be Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) started in 1698 with a widowed woman whose last name was Bourne and a shop in the neighborhood opposite St. James’s Palace, which in that year became the official principal residence of the monarch. I won’t go through the whole lineage and how the … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Classic Range – Nicaragua Rum