Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)

Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Jamaica 43% £80 Single Blended Rum – a blend of only pot still and traditional column still ABV Hydrometer Test: 43% ABV @ 20° * B This a premium offering from Jamaican producer Appleton, drawing from rum stocks aged between 12 and 30 years. Three generations of Appleton Master Blenders have… Continue reading Appleton Master Blenders’ Legacy Rum (MBL)

2 Days till RUMFEST 2016

Two days till the Rum University (Friday 21st), followed by the Boutique RumFest. Three days till RumFest proper on Saturday 22nd. Four days till RumFest proper on Sunday 23rd. RumFest RumFest2015

Dictador: Best Of…..1981

Dictador: Best Of…..1981 Columbia 44% €140 (£126, October 2016) Single Blended Rum – a blend of only pot still and traditional column still ABV Hydrometer Test: ? * B S In 1913 Don Julio Arango y Parra founded Destileria Colombiana, producers of Dictador ron. Based in Cartagena Columbia, Dictador produces gin, cigars and coffee as well as… Continue reading Dictador: Best Of…..1981

Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)

Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD Fiji 60.7% £45 100% Pot Still (Pure Single Rum) ABV Hydrometer Test: ? * P Cadenhead describes itself as “Scotland’s oldest independent bottler, established 1828 in Campbeltown.” They have a shop in London and pride themselves on offering pure, unaltered spirits of the finest calibre, including rum. This particular rum from the… Continue reading Cadenhead’s Single Cask Rum FSPD South Pacific Distillery (Fiji)

3 Days till RUMFEST 2016

Three days till the Rum University (Friday 21st), followed by the Boutique RumFest. Four days till RumFest proper on Saturday 22nd. Five days till RumFest proper on Sunday 23rd. RumFest RumFest2015

4 Days till RUMFEST 2016

Four days till the Rum University (Friday 21st), followed by the Boutique RumFest. Five days till RumFest proper on Saturday 22nd. Six days till RumFest proper on Sunday 23rd. RumFest RumFest2015

Flor de Caña: Centenario 21

Flor de Caña: Centenario 21 Nicaragua 40% £70 Industrial Rum – from a modern multi column still. ABV Hydrometer Test: ? * M This rum is from Compañia Licorera de Nicaragua, SA in Central America who have been producing rum since 1890. When I first went to RumFest in London, 2010, this was a new brand… Continue reading Flor de Caña: Centenario 21