Review: The Legendary Alnwick Rum

Legendary or not, I haven’t heard about this rum until now when I stumbled upon it on Amazon offers and just went with it. The brand itself is from Northumberland, England and was established in 1914. In time the rum went out of circulation and the recipe was lost until the 1980s when the original … More Review: The Legendary Alnwick Rum

The Barrel Sample: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – “Pleasing and Teasing” – Guyana 13 Year Old

Trying to find info on any SMWS rums proves itself challenging, but thanks to a review from Single Cask Rum I managed to gather more data. This is an independent bottling that contains rum from Guyana – cask number R2.7. “Pleasing and Teasing” is molasses based, distilled in 2004 using the Versailles still (single wooden … More The Barrel Sample: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – “Pleasing and Teasing” – Guyana 13 Year Old

The Barrel Sample: The Duchess – 27 Year Old Guyana – Uitvlugt

A sample of a very old Guyanese single cask rum from the Dutch independent bottler, The Duchess – yes, please! Molasses based, distilled in the Port Mourant wooden pot still at the late Uitvlugt Distillery in Guyana and aged for 27 years in an ex-Bourbon cask. Distilled in 1993 and bottled in 2020 at 50.1% … More The Barrel Sample: The Duchess – 27 Year Old Guyana – Uitvlugt

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