As the title suggests I have quite a few spiced/botanical/flavoured rum drams I have been given and I don’t want them to go to waste without writing about them, so here we are. Going to keep it pretty short, similar to my The Barrel Sample series, but with more offerings at once and a little … More Review: A Bunch Of Flavoured Rum Samples
Market Row is made in London, Brixton, by Brixton Distillery Company which is owned by Laurent Lacassagne, former CEO of Chivas Brothers, and Patrick Venning, former marketing director for Chivas Brothers. The distillery is located in the heart of Brixton within the Market Row arcade from where they are sourcing their botanicals. Botanical Rum is … More Review: Market Row Botanical Rum
Ron Colon’s story began in 2018 with two friends, Thurman and Pepijn Janssens, who worked in the spirit industry for over 20 years and were traveling around the world introducing various brands. After traveling to EL Salvador for another job in 2018 they became obsessed with the country and its culture and decided to create … More Review: Ron Colon Salvadoreno Coffee Infused Rum 81 Proof (Green) vs. 111 Proof (Red)
Aluna Coconut Rum came on the UK market in 2017 as a coconut flavoured rum alternative. The idea behind it was to make something that has the coconut as the main player, rather than being a sugary mess. The company sources the rum, blends it and then lets it macerate for a few days with … More Review: Aluna Coconut Rum
Langs Rum is a brand that has been “revived” by Ian Macleod Distillers’ last year. According to them, the original Langs Banana Rum was being made in the 1860s with rum imported from the Caribbean in Glasgow. The Lang Brothers brand joined Ian Macleod Distillers’ portfolio in 2003 as part of the firm’s acquisition of … More Review: Langs Pineapple Rum
As a rum lover I’ll always dream to make my own product, but the lack of knowledge, distilling equipment and just money generally doesn’t really allow me, so I chose the next best thing: home infusion. If you followed me at all you’ll know I took part in the Chairman’s Spice Lab competition, and while … More Recipe: Make your own spiced rum!
As a fairly knowledgeable cocktail bartender I try and engage with customers as much as I can given the opportunity. Here’s a situation: A customer tells his friend that he loves rum.Me: Oh really, I love rum too, what do you usually drink?Customer: I love Kraken! At that point the rum enthusiast in me is … More Article: Is Your Favourite Rum A Rum?
Companero Panama Extra Anejo is coming from 1423 – World Class Spirits, a Danish company that works with, among other spirits, different rum producers to bring some interesting bottles on the market. I first heard about them with their S.B.S (Single Barrel Selection) range which features rums from around the world taken from selected single … More Review: Companero Panama Extra Anejo