The Cocktail Barrel October – December 2021

Happy New Year everyone! Here are some cocktail recipes I came up with spanning over 3 months. For the full list of recipes go to The Cocktail Barrel section and if you have any questions feel free to contact me. After reviewing the Pusser’s 151 I had to use it in a drink. Pusser’s 151 … More The Cocktail Barrel October – December 2021

Review: Single Cask Rum Diamond Distillery 16 Year Old – Leith Stillroom

Thanks to a fellow spirits enthusiast, ginesthesia (well, she likes gin, but let’s not give her a hard time) I managed to get a sample of this Guyanese single barrel rum bottled by Leith Spirits. Leith Spirits is based in Leith (duh!), Edinburgh and they run a distillery where they make their own range of … More Review: Single Cask Rum Diamond Distillery 16 Year Old – Leith Stillroom

Review: Rum Advent Calendar (2021 Edition) – Drinks By The Dram (Spoiler Free)

The coats are out of the closet, heating is turned on in the house and Halloween is just around the corner – so basically it’s time to get ready for Christmas! Drinks By The Dram are already one step ahead of that, as they just sent me a 2021 Rum Advent Calendar, so just like … More Review: Rum Advent Calendar (2021 Edition) – Drinks By The Dram (Spoiler Free)

Article: My 7 Favourite Daiquiri White Rums

Firstly I would like to point out that I don’t fully agree with the white, golden, dark classification generally attributed to rum, I believe colour has little or even nothing to do with the flavour profile. Practices such as filtering aged distillate, or adding caramel colouring to unaged ones render this categorisation pretty much useless. … More Article: My 7 Favourite Daiquiri White Rums

Interview: Marlo Gamora – Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796

Santa Teresa 1796 was created to commemorate the bicentennial of the Hacienda Santa Teresa after the fourth generation of the Vollmer family (Alberto J. Vollmer) challenged the Master Distillers to elaborate the best crafted rum in the world. You can read more about this expression and some background information about the company in my review … More Interview: Marlo Gamora – Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796