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)
A few pictures from Boutique RumFest.
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
Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum Guyana 46% £140 Rum – rum from a traditional column still ABV Hydrometer Test: 46% ABV @ 20° * C Hunter Laing & Co. Ltd’s rum division “Kill Devil” – another Scottish Whisky producer that has branched out into fine single cask rums. This particular rum… Continue reading Kill Devil: Guyana, Enmore Distillery, 24 Year Old Rum
ONE day till the Rum University (Friday 21st), followed by the Boutique RumFest. Two days till RumFest proper on Saturday 22nd. Three days till RumFest proper on Sunday 23rd. RumFest RumFest2015
Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo Barbados 64.4% €43.50 (200ml, £39 October 2016) (Equivalent of €152.25 / £136 for a 700ml bottle) Single Blended Rum – a blend of only pot still and traditional column still ABV Hydrometer Test: 64% ABV @ 20° * B Either the Scottish Whisky industry is struggling or… Continue reading Blackadder Single Estate Rum Barbados Foursquare 2004- 10yo
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)