Recipe: The Cocktail Barrel August – September 2021

Here are two more drinks I’ve made For the August – September time period. Given how busy I am one drink per month isn’t bad, but I’m planning to up my game now that I’ve settled in my new home. For the full list of drink recipes visit The Cocktail Barrel section. Feel free to … More Recipe: The Cocktail Barrel August – September 2021

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

Review: Inner Circle 5 Year Old Black Cask Strength

Inner Circle is a historical rum brand in Australia that initially was meant to be consumed only by Colonial Sugar Refinery’s (CSR) board of directors and some of its prized customers (hence the name). CSR was founded in 1855 and established sugar refineries in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. In 1901 they set up a … More Review: Inner Circle 5 Year Old Black Cask Strength

Review: Island Signature Rum Anacaona Gran Reserva Santo Domingo Rum

One thing I like to do when I get paid is periodically browse the “Today’s Deals” section on Amazon in the booze department which usually results in me ending up with a rum bottle that I can’t find anything about when I want to write about it, so I just describe the irony in it … More Review: Island Signature Rum Anacaona Gran Reserva Santo Domingo Rum