Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

That Boutique-y Rum Company (TBRC) and That Boutique-y Whisky Company joined forces once again to launch a range of new bottlings, this time playing on pairing the spirits with certain musical styles based on their origins and/or name – welcome to Boutique-y Records! In this review I will, obviously, be covering the rum range – … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Guyana 10 Year Old Cask No. 56

Sometimes obsessively browsing the rum section on Amazon pays off, this time with an offering from Berry Brothers & Rudd. After finding the Dram Mor Guyana on House of Malt for just £38, I came across this other steal, a single cask from Guyana for just £42 – unfortunately they have bumped the price at … More Review: Berry Bros. & Rudd Guyana 10 Year Old Cask No. 56

The Barrel Sample: Grander Barrel Series Rye Finished Rum – Batch 1908R

Grander sources aged rums from Las Cabras Distillery, Panama and bottle them. This particular release is finished in rye casks, apparently from Heaven Hill (Rittenhouse, Pikesville eyc.) with a limited amount of 1680 bottles released. Molasses based, column still distilled and aged for 12 to 15 years in ex-Bourbon casks followed by 8 months in … More The Barrel Sample: Grander Barrel Series Rye Finished Rum – Batch 1908R

The Barrel Sample: Privateer Thick as Thieves Rum – The Whisky Exchange

Was looking through my samples to see what I can write about and I was surprised to realise I forgot about this one. Privateer Thick as Thieves is a single cask chosen by the former Privateer (USA) distiller, Maggie Campbell and Dawn Davies exclusively for The Whisky Exchange. Molasses based, column still distilled, aged for … More The Barrel Sample: Privateer Thick as Thieves Rum – The Whisky Exchange

Review: Ninefold Nith Inshore Rescue Pure Single Rum vs Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #2

At the start of February I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Kit Carruthers, the owner and maker of Ninefold rum, in person. My very first impression, which I unapolgetically expressed out loud, was that he was taller than I thought – although that might’ve been just my 5’7″ talking. That same evening Kit hosted … More Review: Ninefold Nith Inshore Rescue Pure Single Rum vs Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #2