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: FAIR. Muscovado Rum Millesime 2016

Making sure you are supporting the right companies when you purchase something is very important nowadays, especially when it comes to them using ingredients and resources from countries with a developing economy. That’s exactly what Fairtrade is all about – a system of certification that aims to ensure a set of standards are met in … More Review: FAIR. Muscovado Rum Millesime 2016

Review: Foursquare Elysium – Private Cask Selection – The Whisky Exchange

Foursquare Distillery, Barbados, has seen an incredible rise in popularity in the past years thanks to their well crafted rums, especially the ones from the Exceptional Cask Selection – add some masterclasses and intense social media activity from the owner and Master Distiller, Richard Seale, along with a heaped spoon of praises from high profile … More Review: Foursquare Elysium – Private Cask Selection – The Whisky Exchange

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 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