Review: The Legendary Alnwick Rum

Legendary or not, I haven’t heard about this rum until now when I stumbled upon it on Amazon offers and just went with it. The brand itself is from Northumberland, England and was established in 1914. In time the rum went out of circulation and the recipe was lost until the 1980s when the original … More Review: The Legendary Alnwick Rum

The Barrel Sample: Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #1

This is the first single cask release from Ninefold Distillery, located in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Dr. Kit Carruthers, who runs Ninefold Distillery, was kind enough to provide me with one of the cutest miniatures I’ve seen which contains juice from the said cask. Technically this is the second aged rum from Ninefold, the first … More The Barrel Sample: Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #1

Review: Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #0

Ninefold Distillery is located in South of Scotland in Dumfries & Galloway and it’s ran by Dr. Kit Carruthers. With no previous experience in distilling he set up the distillery in 2019 as business decision. If you’d like to know more about Kit just check out an interview with him by thefatrumpirate. Ninefold uses a … More Review: Ninefold Barrel Aged Pure Single Rum Edition #0

Review: Kill Devil Guyana Uitvlugt 17 Year Old

Before rum was called “rum” it appeared in a few documents from the 17th century Barbados as “kill devil” – a pretty cool fun fact I might say. The Kill Devil range comes from Hunter Laing, a Scottish company that mainly deals with blending and bottling whiskies. They are independent bottlers sourcing rum from different … More Review: Kill Devil Guyana Uitvlugt 17 Year Old

Review: Pusser’s 15 (2019) vs Ancient Mariner 16

While they’re both navy style rums (one more well known than the other), the Pusser’s 15 new blend comes exclusively from Guyana’s Diamond Distillery and the Ancient Mariner 16 is sourced from Trinidad’s Caroni Distillery which makes it quite special since it stopped production in 2002. In the mid 1600s the British Navy discovered rum, … More Review: Pusser’s 15 (2019) vs Ancient Mariner 16

Review: Kill Devil Barbados 9 Year Old Single Cask

Kill Devil Barbados 9 Year Old Single Cask is my rum today. The Kill Devil brand hails from Hunter Laing, Scotland, which deals mostly with blending and bottling scotch, but their rums also caught the attention of the enthusiasts. They have bottled rums from countries like Barbados, Jamaica, Guyana, Venezuela and so on, and as … More Review: Kill Devil Barbados 9 Year Old Single Cask

Review: Ancient Mariner Diamond Distillery Limited 10 Year

Lately I’m having this crave for (unsweetened) Guyanese rums and in my search for a reasonable priced “navy style” rum online I’ve come across a bottle I haven’t heard of before – Ancient Mariner Navy Rum. This brand is part of The Hebridean Liqueur Company from Scotland which, from the website, deals with more than … More Review: Ancient Mariner Diamond Distillery Limited 10 Year