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.
Rum Coruba or Coruba Rum depending on which bottlings you are looking at, are a Jamaican rum brand. Rum Coruba 18 Years Old hails from the Appleton Estate. Information on the brand, though reasonably plentiful is often contradictory and as a result quite unreliable.
Review: Cruzan Black Strap Rum 82.5/100 a review by Chip Dykstra (Aka Arctic Wolf) Posted on October 24, 2010 The Cruzan Rum Company is located on the Island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. The Island of St. Croix is the largest of the US Virgin islands, being approximately 28 miles long and…
Cruzan® Single Barrel Rum is an award-winning unique blend of vintage rums aged for up to 12 years and bottled one cask at a time. Cruzan® Single Barrel Rum is an award-winning unique blend of vintage rums aged for up to 12 years and bottled one cask at a time.
This rum is part of a series, the others being the Diplomatico Anejo and Diplomatico Reserva. Appearance: Substantially darker than its brethren, it is a patinated bronze and could be mistaken for a well aged cognac or bourbon, till you smell the bouquet.
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.
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.
Lemon Hart & Son Original 1804 is the classic British-style black rum, cherished by rum drinkers around the world for its bold, rich flavour, full-bodied complexity and exceptionally smooth finish. Original 1804 is the perfect example of a rum that shows pronounced flavour when mixed with cola.
Mount Gay Extra Old (often written "OX") is a blend of rums aged between 8 and 15 years in American bourbon barrels. Mount Gay Distilleries is the oldest operating distillery in the Americas - producing rum in Barbados since 1703. It's original name was Mount Gilboa, and in 1801 renamed Mount Gay after the distillery's manager Sir John Gay Alleyne.
Pineapple rum is rum flavored with pineapple. Some rum distillers sell rum that contains pineapple flavor, typically obtained through the use of concentrated flavors. Aficionados of tropical drinks or Tiki culture often craft their own pineapple rum by simply mixing fresh or canned pineapple juice ...