Hampden Estate: Single Cask 17yo

Hampden Estate: Rum Cask Single Cask 17yo Jamaica 63.2% €52 (50cl, equivalent to €73 for 70cl) 100% Pot Still (Pure Single Rum) ABV Hydrometer Test: 63% ABV @ 20° * P Co-incidence is a strange thing! As I was at the Rum University at RumFest on October 21st, I was chatting with a fellow “student”… Continue reading Hampden Estate: Single Cask 17yo

Boutique RumFest 2016

I have added a review for the Boutique RumFest 2016. Please see the link below. RUM SHOP BOY @ Boutique RumFest 2016 Also….. RUM SHOP BOY @ RumFest 2016 SATURDAY RUM SHOP BOY @ Rum University @ RumFest 2016 @RumFest #BoutiqueRumFest #RumFest

RumFest 2016: Rum University Review

I have added a review for the Rum University at RumFest 2016. Please see the link below. RUM SHOP BOY @ Rum University @ RumFest 2016    

Guardians of Rum

I am very proud and honoured to be one of the “Guardians of Rum.” Bestowed upon those in the Rum community who appreciate and adore genuine artisanally produced rum. Thank you Richard Seale for this honour.    

Botran 

Nice to chat with the very lovely Jonathan who is a very passionate brand ambassador for Botran. Also great to meet Jesus Morasso, Botran Director Europe. Had a nice tasting of the white and 18yo Creamy white rum. Very smooth and dry but not a huge flavour profile. I’m not a lover of white rum… Continue reading Botran 

Angostura Rum

New rum in December aged 15years. Full on vanilla with lots of spice and some sweetness. Soft oak finish.

Plantation Rum

Warning: explicit language below. 2004 St. Lucia Tastes just like 1931. Lots of spice and saltiness. Toffee and oak. Not too sweet,  great value at £30-35. Old Fashioned Traditional Dark (OFTD). aka: Oh F*ck That’s Delicious (OFTD). Really potent but full on flavour profile. Lots of pot still Jamaican kick, some Guyana juice and Bajan… Continue reading Plantation Rum