The Barrel Sample: The Duchess Trinidad 11 Year Old

The Trinidad comes from a distillery many haven’t heard of – Ten Cane Distillery. Ten Cane Rum was introduced in 2005 by Moet-Hennesy Louis Vuitton and it was meant to use artisianal processes such as pot still distilling and tropical ageing but it never took off and so in was fully discontinued in 2015. This … More The Barrel Sample: The Duchess Trinidad 11 Year Old

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

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Caroni Distillery Trinidad 20 Year Old (Batch 2)

First review in 2020 is of a liquid that comes from a distillery closed for around 18 years. The Caroni Distillery in Trinidad was shut down in 2002 “thanks” to the only rum producer on the island at the moment – Angostura. The heavy, pungent flavour, limited stock and Luca Gargano of Velier would be … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Caroni Distillery Trinidad 20 Year Old (Batch 2)

Review: Compagnie Des Indes Trinidad 13 Ans

Compagnie Des Indes, a brand you’ve most likely seen if you’re in any of the rum forums online. Independent bottler located in the city of Beune, France, focuses on the “terroir” diversity of the different rum producing countries. With the exception of some blends, they mainly bottle single casks that are free of additives and … More Review: Compagnie Des Indes Trinidad 13 Ans