Review: Manchester Rum Festival & Infinity Barrel

Manchester Rum Festival debuted in 2017 thanks to David Marsland’s (Drink Enthusiast) initiative and it’s Manchester’s first and only dedicated rum festival. David is also the UK Brand Ambassador for all things Saint Lucia (Chairman’s, Bounty, Admiral Rodney) and during the Covid lockdown he started a video series called Rum On The Couch which delved … More Review: Manchester Rum Festival & Infinity Barrel

Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

That Boutique-y Rum Company (TBRC) and That Boutique-y Whisky Company joined forces once again to launch a range of new bottlings, this time playing on pairing the spirits with certain musical styles based on their origins and/or name – welcome to Boutique-y Records! In this review I will, obviously, be covering the rum range – … More Review: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Boutique-y Records

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