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Reviews Listed By Country

1480441391_Flag_of_Antigua_and_BarbudaAntigua
  1. Antigua Distillery Velier “Heavy” Rum
1480441145_Flag_of_Australia.pngAustralia
  1. Rum Diary Bar “Spiced Cherry” and “Royal Fortune” Rums
1480441343_flag_of_barbadosBarbados
  1. Foursquare 1985 Distilled
  2. Foursquare Plenipotenziario
  3. Foursquare ECS I “1998
  4. SBS Barbados 2008 Rum (Foursquare)
  5. The Duchess Barbados 13yo Rum (Foursquare)
  6. Mount Gay Peat Smoke Expression Rum
  7. Foursquare ECS VII “Dominus
  8. Foursquare ECS VI 2005
  9. Cane & Bean 1870
  10. Foursquare ECS VIII Premise
  11. Foursquare: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  12. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  13. Foursquare Triptych
  14. Foursquare ECS V Criterion
  15. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  16. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  17. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  18. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  19. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  20. The Virgin Holiday Spirit
  21. Compagnie des Indes Barbados Multi Distilleries 20yo rum
  22. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  23. St. Nicholas Abbey 18yo
  24. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  25. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  26. Cane Island Barbados
  27. Mount Gay 1703
  28. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  29. Foursquare ECS III 2004
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)
1480441293_Flag_of_Cayman_IslandsCayman Islands
  1. Seven Fathoms Rum
1480441247_Flag_of_CubaCuba
  1. Havana Club Edicion A and B
  2. Havana Club 15yo Rum
  3. Conde de Cuba 15 Anos Rum
1480441165_flag_of_colombiaColombia
  1. La Hechicera Rum Muscat Cask Finish
  2. La Hechicera
  3. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
1480441201_flag_of_englandEngland
  1. St. Piran’s Rum
  2. Alnwick Golden Spiced Rum
1480441256_flag_of_fijiFiji
  1. Plantation Fiji 2009 Rum
  2. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Fiji Islands 16yo Rum
  3. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
1480440969_Flag_of_GermanyGermany
  1. Butterbird Rum
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. Ron Zacapa Royal
  2. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
1480441327_flag_of_guyanaGuyana
  1. El Dorado 2003/2006 ENMORE Rums (Cask Finishes)
  2. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Guyana 18yo Rum
  3. El Dorado Cask Finishes: Conclusions/Opinions
  4. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  5. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  6. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  7. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  8. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  9. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  10. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  11. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  12. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  13. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  14. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  15. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  16. El Dorado 21yo
  17. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  18. El Dorado 12yo
  19. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  20. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998

1480441234_Flag_of_HaitiHaiti

  1. Plantation Haiti XO
1480441295_flag_of_jamaicaJamaica
  1. Appleton Estate: 30 Year Old (2nd Edition)
  2. Worthy Park Cask Selection Series #3, 4 and 5
  3. SMWS R11.2 “Absolutely Fabulous”
  4. Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry Rum
  5. SMWS R11.1: “Spicy Sweet Goodness”
  6. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  7. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  8. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  9. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  10. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  11. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  12. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  13. Appleton Estate 50yo
  14. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  15. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  16. Cane Island Jamaica
  17. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  18. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  19. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  20. 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. A1710: Nuée Ardente
  2. The Duchess: Martinique 15yo
  3. Rhum Depaz XO
  4. Rhum JM Armagnac Finish
  5. 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 Rum Finished in Sherry Casks
  2. Bacardi Gran Reserva Limitada Rum
  3. Don Q Gran Añejo Rum
  4. Bacardi Cuatro
  5. Don Q Sweet Vermouth Cask “Finish”
  6. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  7. 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. BBR 18 Year Old Caroni Rum
  2. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  3. Liverpool Rum
1480440968_Flag_of_United_States.pngUSA
  1. Medford Rum
1480441195_flag_of_venezuelaVenezuela
  1. Santa Teresa 1796
flagsofthecaribbeanWest Indies / Caribbean
  1. Ableforth’s Rumbullion Spirit Drink
  2. Velier Royal Navy Very Old Rum
  3. Plantation O.F.T.D
  4. RumFest Blend 2015

 

Reviews Listed By Rum Category

1A Pure Single Rum: 100% Pot Still.
  1. Worthy Park Cask Selection Series #3, 4 and 5
  2. SMWS R11.2 “Absolutely Fabulous”
  3. St. Piran’s Rum
  4. Seven Fathoms Rum
  5. Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry Rum
  6. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Guyana 18yo Rum
  7. SMWS R11.1: “Spicy Sweet Goodness”
  8. Plantation Extrême No. 2: Fiji Islands 16yo Rum
  9. SMWS R7.1 “Welcome to Jamrock”
  10. Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve & Oloroso Cask Finish
  11. SMWS R1.4 “Gets the Juices Flowing”
  12. SMWS R6.1 “Spice at the Races”
  13. Adelphi Selection: Hampden 15yo
  14. Kintra Foursquare 14Y
  15. 16yo Rum Distilled at WIRD
  16. Kill Devil Hampden 16yo
  17. El Dorado PM (Single Barrel)
  18. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Port Mourant 1999
  19. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Versailles 2002
  20. Compagnie des Indes: Hampden 15yo
  21. Compagnie des Indes: St Lucia 13yo
  22. St. Nicholas Abbey 5yo
  23. Rum Cask Hampden 17yo
  24. Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)
  25. 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 1985 Distilled
  2. Foursquare Plenipotenziario
  3. Appleton Estate: 30 Year Old (2nd Edition)
  4. SBS Barbados 2008 Rum (Foursquare)
  5. The Duchess Barbados 13yo Rum (Foursquare)
  6. Mount Gay Peat Smoke Expression Rum
  7. Plantation Fiji 2009 Rum
  8. Foursquare ECS VII “Dominus
  9. Foursquare ECS VI 2005
  10. Foursquare ECS VIII Premise
  11. Foursquare: Exceptional Cask Tasting (Premise, 2005, Dominus, Principia)
  12. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Sixth Edition
  13. SMWS R6.2 “My Thai Spice in Bimshire”
  14. Foursquare Triptych
  15. Velier Royal Navy Very Old Rum
  16. Appleton 12yo “Rare Blend” Rum
  17. Foursquare ECS V Criterion
  18. Rum Sixty Six (Cask Strength)
  19. Appleton “Joy” 25yo
  20. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Fourth Edition
  21. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Third Edition
  22. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: Second Edition
  23. St. Lucia Distillers 1931: First Edition
  24. Ultimatum Single Cask BarbadosFoursquare Rum
  25. Appleton Estate 50yo
  26. 1931 Fifth Edition
  27. El Dorado: 15yo SAUTERNES Finish
  28. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA DRY Finish
  29. El Dorado: 15yo WHITE PORT Finish
  30. Appleton Estate: Jamaica Rum Tasting
  31. Mount Gay: Black Barrel
  32. El Dorado: 15yo MADEIRA SWEET Finish
  33. El Dorado: 15yo RUBY PORT Finish
  34. El Dorado: 15yo RED WINE Finish
  35. El Dorado 21yo
  36. El Dorado 15yo (Special Reserve)
  37. El Dorado 12yo
  38. Compagnie des Indes: Foursquare 16yo
  39. Cane Island Jamaica
  40. Cane Island Barbados
  41. Mount Gay 1703
  42. Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
  43. Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)
  44. Foursquare ECS III 2004
  45. Mezan XO Jamaican (Extra Old Rum)
  46. 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. El Dorado 2003/2006 ENMORE Rums (Cask Finishes)
  2. Foursquare ECS I “1998
  3. Antigua Distillery Velier “Heavy” Rum
  4. BBR 18 Year Old Caroni Rum
  5. Sparrow’s Premium Aged Rum
  6. Cadenhead’s GMBV Bellevue Distillery 17yo
  7. Liverpool Rum
  8. El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
  9. El Dorado EHP (Single Barrel)
  10. El Dorado “Rare” Collection: Enmore 1993
  11. Duncan Taylor Epris 16yo (1999, Cask 3)
  12. RumFest Blend 2015
  13. Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
  14. Flor de Caña: Centenario 21
  15. Bristol Classic Rum Diamond Distillery Demerara Rum 1998
3B Rum: Agricultural Rhum from a traditional column still.
  1. A1710: Nuée Ardente
  2. The Duchess: Martinique 15yo
  3. Rhum Depaz XO
  4. Rhum JM Armagnac Finish
  5. Rum Agricola Da Madeira: 970 Single Cask Edition
  6. Neisson Profil 105
4 Modern Rum / Industrial Rum: From a modern multi column still.
  1. Ron Zacapa Royal
  2. Don Q Rum Finished in Sherry Casks
  3. Havana Club Edicion A and B
  4. Bacardi Gran Reserva Limitada Rum
  5. Don Q Gran Añejo Rum
  6. Havana Club 15yo Rum
  7. Bacardi Cuatro
  8. Plantation Peru 2004 Rum
  9. Conde de Cuba 15 Anos Rum
  10. Sang Som
  11. SMWS R8.2: “The Hunt Master Before Lunch”
  12. SMWS R9.1: “Music For Rockers of Rum”
  13. SMWS R8.4: “Campfire in Nicaragua”
  14. SMWS R8.1: “A Tot In The Workshop”
  15. Ron Abuelo XV: Cask Finishes
  16. Don Q Sweet Vermouth Cask “Finish”
  17. Sister Isles Reserva Rhum
  18. SMWS R8.3 “Fruit and Nut Case”
  19. SMWS R9.2 “Paddington Bear’s First Sip”
  20. Mezan: Trinidad 2007
  21. Facundo Eximo 10 Year Old
  22. Fair 11 Year Old Rum
  23. Santa Teresa 1796
  24. Plantation Guatemala & Belize
  25. Ron Abuelo Centuria
  26. Mezan Panama (2006)
  27. Don Q Signature Release Single Barrel 2005
  28. Dictador: Best Of…..1981
  29. Arehucas: Capitán Kidd Ron
  30. When is a distillery NOT a distillery? (Arehucas, Gran Canaria)
  31. Ron Cartavio XO

 

5′Other‘: Un-categorised rum such as spiced, flavoured or from undisclosed distilleries.
  1. La Hechicera Rum Muscat Cask Finish
  2. La Hechicera
  3. Rum Diary Bar “Spiced Cherry” and “Royal Fortune” Rums
  4. Ableforth’s Rumbullion Spirit Drink
  5. Butterbird Rum
  6. Cane & Bean 1870
  7. Plantation O.F.T.D
  8. Plantation Haiti XO
  9. Alnwick Golden Spiced Rum