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Flor de Cana Extra Seco 4

Flor de Cana 4 Extra Seco Rum Ron Review by the fat rum pirateFlor de Cana Extra Seco 4.  Flor de Cana are a rum producer from Nicaragua.  They are one of the most popular and recognised brands worldwide.

Flor de Cana recently overhauled the presentation of all their rums.  Not only did this update and modernise the presentation, it also saw the age statements removed. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Bounty Fiji Rum Premium Overproof Rum

Bounty Fiji Rum Premium Overproof Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBounty Fiji Rum Premium Overproof Rum. It might well be the case that we never see this rum for sale in Europe (or the US). It seems to say firmly in the Oceania area of the Southern Hemisphere.

So when I saw this on an Auction site I was quite determined to get it. I was pleasantly surprised to pick it up for £40. I’ve tried a few Independently bottled Fiji rums but never an official bottling. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cachaca Tie Prata

Cachaca Tie Prata Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCachaca Tie Prata. This is another Cachaca from the Minas Gerais region of Brasil. This hails from Aiuruoca to be exact.

Cachaca Tie are a relatively small producer by Cachaca standards with approximately 35,000 litres of Cachaca produced per year.

Despite a number of long standing Cachaca producers in the Minas Gerais region Tie are also a fairly new producer. They currently have 3 Cachaca’s in their line up – Prata, Ouro and Canelinha. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Pusser’s 15 Year Old Rum 2018 Re-Blend

Pussers 15 Year Old Rum Review by the fat rum piratePusser’s 15 Year Old Rum has been around for some time. I reviewed it a few years ago. I do intend to re-review some of the rums I have covered. To be honest Pusser’s 15 Year Old was one that would have had that treatment bestowed upon it – miniatures of the rum are readily available. Which makes it easier on the wallet. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Mount Gay Select Blend of Matured Rums TWE Exclusive

Mount Gay Select Blend ofMount Gay Select Blend of Matured Rums TWE Exclusive Rum Review by the fat rum pirateMount Gay Select Blend of Matured Rums TWE Exclusive. TWE stands for The Whisky Exchange. Which is a physical and online store based in London, England. Headed up by business man and spirits enthusiast Sukhinder Singh. I’m a regular customer with them as they have one of the best selections of rum available in the UK. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Colombina Cachaca de Minas Serie Especial 10 Anos

Colombina Cachaca de Minas Serie Especial 10 Anos Rum Review by the fat rum pirateColombina Cachaca de Minas Serie Especial 10 Anos. Cachaça under the Colombina moniker was first produced way back in 1920. The brand hails from Alvinopolis, Santa Barbara, MInas Gerais in Brasil – as always with Cachaca.

The Canjica farm where Colombina was first produced has been producing Cachaca since the late 19th century. The Canjica sugar mill is of recognised historical value as one of the “principal mills remaining from the colonial period in Minas Gerais”. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Habitation Velier Forsyths 151 Proof White 2nd Edition

Habitation Velier Forsyths 151 Proof White Rum Review by the fat rum pirateHabitation Velier Forsyths 151 Proof White 2nd edition. A version of this type of rum was originally released back in 2016. This 2nd edition was released earlier this year. Should you be unsure which release you are buying the 2nd edition comes in a see through bottle and the first edition. was released in an opaque bottle. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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