Review: Appleton Estate 21 Yr Old Rum 88/100 a review by Chip Dykstra (Arctic Wolf) (Revised – July 14, 2013) The Appleton Estate is located in Nassau Valley in St. Elizabeth which is part of Jamaica’s Cockpit Country. The Cockpit Country is a karst formation which was formed over millions of years.
Review: Bacardi Gran Reserva 8 Años Rum (87.5/100) a review by Chip Dykstra (Aka Arctic Wolf) Original Posting April 25, 2010 (Revised July 23, 2016) In 1862, Facundo Bacardi and his brother José bought the Santiago de Cuba Distillery and began to distill what would become the most popular commercial rum in the world.
Review: Coruba Imported Dark Jamaican Rum (85.5/100) a review by Chip Dykstra (Aka Arctic Wolf) Posted on March 31, 2016. Coruba Rum is produced by J. Wray and Nephew who trace their history back to 1825 when company founder John Wray set up ‘The Shakespeare Tavern‘ in Kingston, Jamaica.
Of Cruzan brands, Cruzan Black Strap is unforgettable. If you're looking to drink a Dark & Stormy and you're tired of hearing "Goslings, Goslings", pick up a bottle of Cruzan and enjoy some of those vanilla notes among the ginger beer. Or, even better, pick up a bottle of Kraken for a new kind of Dark & Stormy.
El Dorado 12-Year Rum is composed of a blend of aged rums, all at least 12 years old. The rums are distilled using a combination of stills including double wooden pot stills and are aged in bourbon oak casks. Demerara Distillers of Guyana produces El Dorado 12-year rum and is the country's last remaining distillery, with origins tracing back to 1670.
The El Dorado Dark Rum is part of Demerara Distillers‘ superior range of El Dorado rums which also includes the Superior White Rum, and the Superior Gold Rum. These are the youngest rums in the El Dorado Range and each would be aged up to two years in American Oak barrels before being blended and bottled at 40 % alcohol by volume.
Gosling’s Family Reserve Old Rum Posted on June 29, 2015 by thefatrumpirate • 0 comment Gosling’s don’t tend to rush their releases or have many lines in their portfolio. Until recently their only rum commercially available was the Black Seal and the Black Seal Overproof.
Review: Havana Club Anejo 3 Anos 74.5/100 a review by Chip Dykstra (Aka Arctic Wolf) Posted June 26, 2014 Havana Club is a Cuban Rum produced by Havana Club International (a joint venture between the Cuban Government and Pernod Ricard) currently produced in two Cuban locations, San José de Las Lajas and Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba.
Dark brown rum distilled from fermented molasses. Distilled in Guyana and bottled in Canada, Lemon Hart 151 is a caramel-colored, aged, overproof rum used in many tiki cocktails. Heavier than El Dorado's 151 clear, High Strength Rum, Lemon Hart 151 isn't for the casual drinker.
The Pusser's Rum collection has had a bit of a revamp. While their Blue Label is still made with the exact same blend of rums - a recipe from the Admiralty - it is now bottled at 40% abv rather that 54.5% abv. The reasoning behind this, is it allows Pusser's to be distributed to Naval bases, where the maximum allowed strength is 40%.