Review: St. Nicholas Abbey White Rum (40% ABV)

The story of the Saint Nicholas Abbey Estate starts in the mid 17th century in Barbados with a bit of a drama-soap-opera style chain of events between two plantations and their owners, Col. Benjamin Berringer and Sir John Yeaman. It is said that Yeaman poisoned Berringer and then married his wife, Margaret in 1661, who … More Review: St. Nicholas Abbey White Rum (40% ABV)

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

Review: Montanya Platino

Motanya Distillers, located in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, America, was established by Karen Hoskin in 2008. Before getting more technical, it’s worth mentioning how Montanya Distillers is, as the website states, “a force for good”. From being environmentally friendly and promoting gender diversity to giving back to the community, Montanya Distillers have some impressive … More Review: Montanya Platino

Rum News: The Rum Slinger Rum Subscription Service & Box 001 Review

As recent events have moved most activities we would normally take for granted in the online environment there’s no surprise there are a number of companies and brands adapting to offer such services at you door like, let’s say, hmm… rum sampling. A good example are the online tastings (here and here) done by the … More Rum News: The Rum Slinger Rum Subscription Service & Box 001 Review

Review: Vidya – The River Mumma – New Yarmouth 2005

If you are a rum person and especially if you enjoy single cask offerings you’re more than likely to be already familiar with the people from Skylark Spirits. They are UK spirits importers and distributors and their portofolio is quite diverse from flavoured rums like Black Tears and Damoiseau Arranges to pure, limited bottlings under … More Review: Vidya – The River Mumma – New Yarmouth 2005