Hampden Rum

Just met Vivien Wisdom from Hampden Rum Distillery in Jamaica.  Had a lovely tasting of his 4yo 63% pure rum. Delicious!  Advertisements

Rum University 

Me with El Dorado Master Blender Shaun Caleb. Had a lovely tasting of 12, 15, 21, 25 and 50th anniversary rums.

Today is the start of RUMFEST 2016

Today is the Rum University followed by the Boutique RumFest. One day till RumFest proper on Saturday 22nd. Two days till RumFest proper on Sunday 23rd. RumFest RumFest2015

RumFest 2016 (Sunday)

More from RumFest 2016 (Sunday) today. Day three of three for Rumfest Weekend starts soon. The queue has started. Starting the day with some Bacardi and Revolucion de Cuba. Nice chat with George at Pusser’s Rum…lovely tasting especially the 15yo. Really good rum made from Guyana’s wooden pot still. Bayou Rum from Louisiana. New 4yo rum… Continue reading RumFest 2016 (Sunday)

RumFest 2016 (Saturday)

   Live blogging from RumFest 2016 (Saturday) One hour till RumFest starts. Going to be a busy day attending several seminars including Ian Burrell’s rare rums, Velier, Mount Gay and El Dorado.  Also looking forward to meeting more rum producers and of course tasting new rums. #RumFest  #RumShopBoy  Rare rum tasting with Ian Burrell  Rum… Continue reading RumFest 2016 (Saturday)

Boutique RumFest

 A few pictures from Boutique RumFest.

RumFest Blend 2015

RumFest Blend 2015 West Indies 40% £50 ABV Hydrometer Test: 40% ABV @ 20° So, with Rumfest 2016 just around the corner, it seems appropriate to visit RumFest 2015’s “rum of the show” to enjoy a tasting, remember the fun from 2015 and look forward to 2016’s RumFest. The rum in question is a new… Continue reading RumFest Blend 2015