Review: Merser & Co. Double Barrel Rum

Merser & Co. comes from the Hayman family (the same responsible for Hayman’s Gin). According to James Hayman, his family was involved in the rum trade and blending over 100 years ago. During the 18th and 19th century, London was full of blending houses that were sourcing the rums from the Caribbean via ships that … More Review: Merser & Co. Double Barrel Rum

Review: Ron Colon Salvadoreno Coffee Infused Rum 81 Proof (Green) vs. 111 Proof (Red)

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)

Review: Rum-Bar Silver

The Rum-Bar range hails from Jamaica and it was launched in 2007 by the newly upgraded and re-opened Worthy Park distillery. Worthy Park was established as an estate since 1670, but unfortunately in 1962 it had to stop rum production due to a oversupply of Jamaican rum following World War II. It resumed production in … More Review: Rum-Bar Silver

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Exceptional Casks 1982 Jamaican Rum 33 Year Old Cask No. 14

Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) are not playing around when it comes to some of the stuff they’re releasing as independent bottlers and this batch of Jamaican rum distilled in 1982 is part of it. Funnily enough this is not the first 1982 rum I’ve reviewed, I also had a look at the Rum Nation … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Exceptional Casks 1982 Jamaican Rum 33 Year Old Cask No. 14

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

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company Signature Blend #1

That Boutique-y Rum Company were always the odd ones (in a good way), with their limited releases and cute 50cl bottles – I have to say I’ve enjoyed more than one of their offerings. Lately they have decided to be a bit more “mainstream” and created two constant and continuous releases in… are you ready… … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company Signature Blend #1