Velier Caroni Distilled 2000 Aged 17 Years TWE Exclusive

Velier Caroni Heavy Trinidad Rum Distilled 2000 Aged 17 Years TWE Exclusive Rum Review by the fat rum pirateVelier Caroni Distilled 2000 Aged 17 Years TWE Exclusive. Here we have another Caroni bottling this time from the masters of Tropically Aged Caroni – Italian wine and spirits importer – Velier.

For this release Velier have teamed up with The Whisky Exchange, to give us a Full Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum. This Velier/TWE Caroni 2000 has been aged for 17 years solely in Trinidad. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Virgin Gorda 1493 Spanish Heritage Rum

Virgin Gorda 1493 Spanish Heritage Rum Review by the fat rum pirateVirgin Gorda 1493 Spanish Heritage Rum. Virgin Gorda is a rum brand from London. The rum is produced and distributed by The Poshmakers 

I have to confess prior to trying this rum I had not heard of The Poshmakers and their other brands (two gins and a vodka) aren’t familiar to me. Maybe they just haven’t reached us up here in the Frozen North. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Doorly’s Aged 3 Years Fine Old Barbados Rum

Doorly's Aged 3 Years Fine Old Barbados Rum review by the fat rum pirateDoorly’s Aged 3 Years Fine Old Barbados Rum. The Doorly’s line up should need no introduction to most of you. I’ve reviewed all of their line up that I have been able to get my hands on. I’ve failed thus far to get the Sweden(?) only 6-year-old.

In all honesty I thought I had reviewed this long ago. A quick look revealed that I had completed the tasting notes but had never got around to writing and publishing the rest. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cana Brava Reserva Aneja Aged 7 Years

Cana Brava Reserva Aneja Aged 7 Years Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCana Brava Reserva Aneja Aged 7 Years. This is a product from the The 86 Co. – Noise and Spirits is their tagline and they have certainly done well in recent years with their range of products. If you wish to read more about the company here is there website.

As you might expect from the slick appearance of The 86 Co.’s website they have also set up a pretty sleek looking site for the Cana Brava range – they also have a 3-year-old white rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

An Interview with Mark Reynier – Renegade Rum

An Interview with Mark Reynier Renegade Rum by the fat rum pirateBoth the names of Mark Reynier and Renegade Rum may already be familiar to many of you readers. Undoubtedly more famous in the Whisk(e)y world than in the world of Rum Mark Reynier, has built a reputation for being a bit of a maverick.

Best known for his stint as CEO of Bruichladdich. He resurrected the abandoned distillery and soon Bruichladdich was famous for its exotic (at the time) wine cask finished whiskies. Reynier himself was gaining a reputation as an innovator and spoke of “terroir” in whisky way before such things became trendy. He also succeeded in pissing off the Scotch Whisky Association along the way as well. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Companheira Extra Premium

Companheira Extra Premium Cachaca Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCompanheira Extra Premium. This is a Cachaca devised by a former Chemical Engineer Carli Bonicontro. In the laboratory class of a biochemical engineering class he was given his first opportunity to produce Cachaca. He was surprised and encouraged by his rudimentary efforts and fell in love with Cachaca. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Rum Nation Rare Rums Savanna 2006/2016 10 Year Old

Rum Nation Rare Rums Savanna 10 Year Old Review by the fat rum pirateRum Nation Rare Rums Savanna 2006/2016 10 Year Old. Reunion Island is perhaps not the first place on the map you will think of when the word rum is mentioned. Nor indeed is it when anything else is mentioned either.

Reunion Island or La Reunion is a French Overseas Territory in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. To be honest it isn’t particularly famous for anything in particular. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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