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Reviews Listed By Country

1480441343_flag_of_barbadosBarbados
  1. Foursquare ECS VII “Dominus
  2. Foursquare ECS VI 2005
  3. Cane & Bean 1870
  4. Foursquare ECS VIII Premise
  5. Foursquare: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  6. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  7. Foursquare Triptych
  8. Foursquare Criterion
  9. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  10. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  11. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  12. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  13. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  14. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  15. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum
  16. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  17. St. Nicholas Abbey 18yo
  18. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  19. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  20. Cane Island Barbados
  21. Mount Gay 1703
  22. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  23. Foursquare 11 Year Old 2004 – Exceptional Cask Selection
1480441380_flag_of_belizeBelize
  1. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  2. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
1480440982_flag_of_brazilBrazil
  1. Duncan Taylor Epris 16yo (1999, Cask 3)
1480441247_Flag_of_CubaCuba
  1. Conde de Cuba 15 Anos Rum
1480441165_flag_of_colombiaColumbia
  1. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
1480441201_flag_of_englandEngland
  1. Alnwick Golden Spiced Rum
1480441256_flag_of_fijiFiji
  1. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Fiji Islands 16yo Rum
  2. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
Flag_of_Cabildo_Gran_Canaria_con_escudo.PNGGran Canaria
  1. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  2. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
guadeloupe_640b.pngGuadeloupe
  1. Cadenhead’s GMBV Bellevue Distillery 17yo
1480441232_flag_of_guatemalaGuatemala
  1. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
1480441327_flag_of_guyanaGuyana
  1. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Guyana 18yo Rum
  2. El Dorado Cask Finishes: Conclusions/Opinions
  3. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  4. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  5. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  6. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  7. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  8. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  9. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  10. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  11. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  12. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  13. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  14. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  15. El Dorado 21yo
  16. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  17. El Dorado 12yo
  18. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  19. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998

1480441234_Flag_of_HaitiHaiti

  1. Plantation Haiti XO
1480441295_flag_of_jamaicaJamaica
  1. SMWS R11.1: “Spicy Sweet Goodness”
  2. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  3. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  4. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  5. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  6. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  7. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  8. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  9. Appleton Estate 50yo
  10. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  11. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  12. Cane Island Jamaica
  13. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  14. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  15. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  16. Appleton EXCLUSIVE Rum
1480441136_Flag_of_JapanJapan
  1. Ryoma Rum 7yo
madeira-round-flag-vector-illustration-madeira-round-flag-on-gray-background-vector-illustration-clipart-vector_csp37889552Madeira
  1. Rum Agricola Da Madeira: 970 Single Cask Edition
  2. William Hinton Rum
martinique_640Martinique
  1. Neisson Profil 105

 

1480441156_Flag_of_Mexico.png Mexico
  1. Ron Los Valientes Añejo Reserva Especial

 

1480441261_Flag_of_Nicaragua.pngNicaragua
  1. SMWS R8.2: “The Hunt Master Before Lunch”
  2. SMWS R8.4: “Campfire in Nicaragua”
  3. SMWS R8.1: “A Tot In The Workshop”
  4. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  5. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
1480441288_flag_of_panamaPanama
  1. SMWS R9.1: “Music For Rockers of Rum”
  2. Ron Abuelo XV: Cask Finishes
  3. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  4. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  5. Mezan Panama (2006)
1480441167_flag_of_peruPeru
  1. Plantation Peru 2004 Rum
  2. Ron Cartavio XO
1480441233_Flag_of_Puerto_Rico.pngPuerto Rico
  1. Don Q Sweet Vermouth Cask “Finish”
  2. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  3. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
1480441172_Flag_of_South_AfricaSouth Africa
  1. Mhoba Rum
1480441402_Flag_of_Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis.pngSt. Kitts & Nevis
  1. Sister Isles Reserva Rhum
1480441300_flag_of_saint_luciaSt. Lucia
  1. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Sixth Edition
  2. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  3. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  4. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  5. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  6. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fifth Edition
  7. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
1480441377_Flag_of_Saint_VincentSt. Vincent & The Grenadines
  1. Sparrow’s Premium Aged Rum
1480441155_Flag_of_ThailandThailand
  1. Sang Som
1480441367_flag_of_trinidad_and_tobagoTrinidad
  1. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  2. Liverpool Rum
1480440968_Flag_of_United_States.pngUSA
  1. Medford Rum
1480441195_flag_of_venezuelaVenezuela
  1. Santa Teresa 1796
flagsofthecaribbeanWest Indies
  1. Velier Royal Navy Very Old Rum
  2. Plantation O.F.T.D
  3. RumFest Blend 2015

 

Reviews Listed By Rum Category

1A Pure Single Rum: 100% Pot Still.
  1. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Guyana 18yo Rum
  2. SMWS R11.1: “Spicy Sweet Goodness”
  3. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Fiji Islands 16yo Rum
  4. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  5. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  6. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  7. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  8. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  9. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  10. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  11. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  12. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  13. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  14. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  15. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  16. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
  17. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  18. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  19. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
  20. Medford Rum
1B Pure Single Agricole Rum – 100% Pot Still from cane juice.
  1. Mhoba Rum
  2. William Hinton Rum
  3. Ryoma Rum 7yo

 

2A Single Blended Rum: A blend of only pot still and traditional column still (Single Distillery).
  1. Foursquare ECS VII “Dominus
  2. Foursquare ECS VI 2005
  3. Foursquare ECS VIII Premise
  4. Foursquare: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  5. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Sixth Edition
  6. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  7. Foursquare Triptych
  8. Velier Royal Navy Very Old Rum
  9. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  10. Foursquare Criterion
  11. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  12. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  13. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  14. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  15. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  16. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  17. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  18. Appleton Estate 50yo
  19. 1931 Fifth Edition
  20. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  21. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  22. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  23. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  24. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  25. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  26. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  27. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  28. El Dorado 21yo
  29. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  30. El Dorado 12yo
  31. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  32. Cane Island Jamaica
  33. Cane Island Barbados
  34. Mount Gay 1703
  35. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  36. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  37. Foursquare 11 Year Old 2004 – Exceptional Cask Selection
  38. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  39. Appleton EXCLUSIVE Rum

 

2B Blended Rum: A blend of only pot still and traditional column still (Multiple Distilleries).
  1. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  2. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum

 

2C Single Blended Agricole Rum: A blend of only agricole pot still and traditional column still (Single Distillery).
  1. Ron Los Valientes Añejo Reserva Especial

 

3A Rum: Rum from a traditional column still.
  1. Rum Agricola Da Madeira: 970 Single Cask Edition
  2. Sparrow’s Premium Aged Rum
  3. Cadenhead’s GMBV Bellevue Distillery 17yo
  4. Liverpool Rum
  5. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  6. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  7. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  8. Duncan Taylor Epris 16yo (1999, Cask 3)
  9. RumFest Blend 2015
  10. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  11. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
  12. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998
3B Rum: Agricultural Rhum from a traditional column still.
  1. Neisson Profil 105
4 Industrial Rum / Modern Rum: From a modern multi column still.
  1. Plantation Peru 2004 Rum
  2. Conde de Cuba 15 Anos Rum
  3. Sang Som
  4. SMWS R8.2: “The Hunt Master Before Lunch”
  5. SMWS R9.1: “Music For Rockers of Rum”
  6. SMWS R8.4: “Campfire in Nicaragua”
  7. SMWS R8.1: “A Tot In The Workshop”
  8. Ron Abuelo XV: Cask Finishes
  9. Don Q Sweet Vermouth Cask “Finish”
  10. Sister Isles Reserva Rhum
  11. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  12. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  13. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  14. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  15. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  16. Santa Teresa 1796
  17. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
  18. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  19. Mezan Panama (2006)
  20. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
  21. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
  22. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  23. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
  24. Ron Cartavio XO

 

5′Other‘: Un-categorised rum such as spiced, flavoured or from undisclosed distilleries.
  1. Cane & Bean 1870
  2. Plantation O.F.T.D
  3. Plantation Haiti XO
  4. Alnwick Golden Spiced Rum

 

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