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  1. Rum Agricola Da Madeira: 970 Single Cask Edition
  2. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Fiji Islands 16yo Rum
  3. Foursquare: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  4. SMWS R9.1: “Music For Rockers of Rum”
  5. Mhoba Rum
  6. SMWS R8.4: “Campfire in Nicaragua”
  7. SMWS R8.1: “A Tot In The Workshop”
  8. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Sixth Edition
  9. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  10. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  11. Ron Abuelo XV: Cask Finishes
  12. Foursquare Triptych
  13. Velier Royal Navy Very Old Rum
  14. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  15. Don Q Sweet Vermouth Cask “Finish”
  16. Sister Isles Reserva Rhum
  17. William Hinton Rum
  18. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  19. Foursquare Criterion
  20. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  21. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  22. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  23. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  24. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  25. Sparrow’s Premium Aged Rum
  26. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  27. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  28. Ryoma Rum 7yo
  29. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  30. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  31. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  32. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  33. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  34. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  35. Plantation O.F.T.D
  36. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  37. Plantation Haiti XO
  38. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  39. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  40. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  41. Hampden Distillery Visit
  42. Cadenhead’s GMBV Bellevue Distillery 17yo
  43. Appleton Estate 50yo
  44. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  45. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  46. Think Rum: REVIEW
  47. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fifth Edition
  48. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum
  49. Santa Teresa 1796
  50. Alnwick Golden Spiced Rum
  51. El Dorado Cask Finishes: Conclusions/Opinions
  52. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  53. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  54. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  55. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
  56. Liverpool Rum
  57. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  58. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  59. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  60. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  61. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  62. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  63. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  64. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  65. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  66. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  67. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  68. El Dorado 21yo
  69. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  70. El Dorado 12yo
  71. St. Nicholas Abbey 18yo
  72. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  73. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  74. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
  75. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  76. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  77. Duncan Taylor Epris 16yo (1999, Cask 3)
  78. Mezan Panama (2006)
  79. Cane Island Jamaica
  80. Cane Island Barbados
  81. Mount Gay 1703
  82. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
  83. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  84. RumFest Blend 2015
  85. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  86. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  87. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  88. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
  89. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
  90. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
  91. Foursquare 11 Year Old 2004 – Exceptional Cask Selection
  92. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  93. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
  94. Ron Cartavio XO
  95. Medford Rum
  96. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  97. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998
  98. Appleton EXCLUSIVE Rum

 

Reviews Listed By Country

1480441343_flag_of_barbadosBarbados
  1. Foursquare: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  2. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  3. Foursquare Triptych
  4. Foursquare Criterion
  5. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  6. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  7. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  8. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  9. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  10. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  11. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum
  12. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  13. St. Nicholas Abbey 18yo
  14. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  15. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  16. Cane Island Barbados
  17. Mount Gay 1703
  18. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  19. 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)
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. El Dorado Cask Finishes: Conclusions/Opinions
  2. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  3. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  4. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  5. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  6. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  7. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  8. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  9. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  10. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  11. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  12. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  13. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  14. El Dorado 21yo
  15. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  16. El Dorado 12yo
  17. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  18. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998

1480441234_Flag_of_HaitiHaiti

  1. Plantation Haiti XO
1480441295_flag_of_jamaicaJamaica
  1. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  2. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  3. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  4. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  5. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  6. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  7. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  8. Appleton Estate 50yo
  9. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  10. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  11. Cane Island Jamaica
  12. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  13. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  14. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  15. 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
1480441261_Flag_of_Nicaragua.pngNicaragua
  1. SMWS R8.4: “Campfire in Nicaragua”
  2. SMWS R8.1: “A Tot In The Workshop”
  3. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  4. 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. 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
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: Fiji Islands 16yo Rum
  2. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  3. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  4. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  5. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  6. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  7. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  8. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  9. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  10. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  11. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  12. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  13. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  14. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
  15. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  16. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  17. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
  18. 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: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  2. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Sixth Edition
  3. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  4. Foursquare Triptych
  5. Velier Royal Navy Very Old Rum
  6. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  7. Foursquare Criterion
  8. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  9. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  10. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  11. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  12. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  13. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  14. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  15. Appleton Estate 50yo
  16. 1931 Fifth Edition
  17. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  18. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  19. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  20. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  21. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  22. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  23. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  24. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  25. El Dorado 21yo
  26. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  27. El Dorado 12yo
  28. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  29. Cane Island Jamaica
  30. Cane Island Barbados
  31. Mount Gay 1703
  32. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  33. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  34. Foursquare 11 Year Old 2004 – Exceptional Cask Selection
  35. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  36. 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

 

3 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

 

4 Industrial Rum / Modern Rum: From a modern multi column still.
  1. SMWS R9.1: “Music For Rockers of Rum”
  2. SMWS R8.4: “Campfire in Nicaragua”
  3. SMWS R8.1: “A Tot In The Workshop”
  4. Ron Abuelo XV: Cask Finishes
  5. Don Q Sweet Vermouth Cask “Finish”
  6. Sister Isles Reserva Rhum
  7. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  8. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  9. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  10. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  11. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  12. Santa Teresa 1796
  13. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
  14. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  15. Mezan Panama (2006)
  16. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
  17. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
  18. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  19. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
  20. Ron Cartavio XO

 

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

 

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