ALL Rum Reviews

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(Updated, September 28th, 2017):

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  1. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  2. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  3. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  4. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  5. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  6. Sparrow’s Premium Aged Rum
  7. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  8. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  9. Ryoma Rum 7yo
  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. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  15. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  16. Plantation O.F.T.D
  17. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  18. Plantation Haiti XO
  19. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  20. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  21. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  22. Hampden Distillery Visit
  23. Cadenhead’s GMBV Bellevue Distillery 17yo
  24. Appleton Estate 50yo
  25. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  26. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  27. Think Rum: REVIEW
  28. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fifth Edition
  29. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum
  30. Santa Teresa 1796
  31. Alnwick Golden Spiced Rum
  32. El Dorado Cask Finishes: Conclusions/Opinions
  33. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  34. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  35. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  36. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
  37. Liverpool Rum
  38. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  39. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  40. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  41. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  42. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  43. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  44. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  45. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  46. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  47. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  48. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  49. El Dorado 21yo
  50. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  51. El Dorado 12yo
  52. St. Nicholas Abbey 18yo
  53. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  54. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  55. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
  56. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  57. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  58. Duncan Taylor Epris 16yo (1999, Cask 3)
  59. Mezan Panama (2006)
  60. Cane Island Jamaica
  61. Cane Island Barbados
  62. Mount Gay 1703
  63. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
  64. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  65. RumFest Blend 2015
  66. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  67. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  68. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  69. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
  70. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
  71. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
  72. Foursquare 11 Year Old 2004 – Exceptional Cask Selection
  73. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  74. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
  75. Ron Cartavio XO
  76. Medford Rum
  77. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  78. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998
  79. Appleton EXCLUSIVE Rum

 

Reviews Listed By Country

1480441343_flag_of_barbadosBarbados
  1. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  2. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  3. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  4. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  5. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  6. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  7. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum
  8. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  9. St. Nicholas Abbey 18yo
  10. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  11. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  12. Cane Island Barbados
  13. Mount Gay 1703
  14. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  15. 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. 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 R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  2. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  3. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  4. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  5. Appleton Estate 50yo
  6. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  7. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  8. Cane Island Jamaica
  9. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  10. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  11. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  12. Appleton EXCLUSIVE Rum
1480441136_Flag_of_JapanJapan
  1. Ryoma Rum 7yo
1480441261_Flag_of_Nicaragua.pngNicaragua
  1. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  2. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
1480441288_flag_of_panamaPanama
  1. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  2. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  3. Mezan Panama (2006)
1480441167_flag_of_peruPeru
  1. Ron Cartavio XO
1480441233_Flag_of_Puerto_Rico.pngPuerto Rico
  1. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  2. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
1480441300_flag_of_saint_luciaSt. Lucia
  1. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  2. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  3. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  4. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  5. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fifth Edition
  6. 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. Plantation O.F.T.D
  2. RumFest Blend 2015

 

Reviews Listed By Rum Category

1A Pure Single Rum: 100% Pot Still.
  1. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  2. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  3. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  4. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  5. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  6. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  7. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  8. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  9. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  10. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  11. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
  12. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  13. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  14. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
  15. Medford Rum
1B Pure Single Agricole Rum – 100% Pot Still from cane juice.
  1. Ryoma Rum 7yo

 

2A Single Blended Rum: A blend of only pot still and traditional column still (Single Distillery).
  1. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  2. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  3. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  4. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  5. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  6. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  7. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  8. Appleton Estate 50yo
  9. 1931 Fifth Edition
  10. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  11. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  12. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  13. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  14. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  15. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  16. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  17. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  18. El Dorado 21yo
  19. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  20. El Dorado 12yo
  21. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  22. Cane Island Jamaica
  23. Cane Island Barbados
  24. Mount Gay 1703
  25. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  26. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  27. Foursquare 11 Year Old 2004 – Exceptional Cask Selection
  28. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  29. 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. Sparrow’s Premium Aged Rum
  2. Cadenhead’s GMBV Bellevue Distillery 17yo
  3. Liverpool Rum
  4. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  5. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  6. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  7. Duncan Taylor Epris 16yo (1999, Cask 3)
  8. RumFest Blend 2015
  9. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  10. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
  11. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998

 

4 Industrial Rum / Modern Rum: From a modern multi column still.
  1. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  2. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  3. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  4. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  5. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  6. Santa Teresa 1796
  7. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
  8. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  9. Mezan Panama (2006)
  10. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
  11. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
  12. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  13. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
  14. 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