Review: Saint Ogun Rum

I’m always excited to get my hands on a bottle of rum from a fresh brand, especially when they have statements on their website such as “Nothing Added. Nothing taken away.”. Saint Ogun was launched in December 2020 by Nic Akinnibosun and Rico Oyejobi, who don’t have previous experience in the drinks industry – unless … More Review: Saint Ogun Rum

Review: The Real McCoy 12 Year Old Limited Edition Madeira Cask

If you’re reading this when it was uploaded, today is my birthday and I wanted to taste and review something from one of my favourite rum producing countries/distilleries – Barbados/Foursquare Distillery. Lately, thanks to Brexit, popularity and, of course, bottle flippers, getting one of the new Foursquare releases is basically a sprint to checkout before … More Review: The Real McCoy 12 Year Old Limited Edition Madeira Cask

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