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Turmalina da Serra Carvalho

Turmalina da Serra Carvalho Rum Cachaca Review by the fat rum pirateTurmalina da Serra Carvalho is the latest cachaça to be reviewed on the site. Hailing from Areia in Parariba state. Turmalina da Serra is produced at the Cachoeira Sugar Mill. The property spans over 60,000 m2 in the Atlantic Forest.

At one point there were over 120 cachaça producing sugar cane plantations in the town of Areia alone. Today this stands at around 30 – still quite a lot of cachaça to be producing. Especially as this is a swamp area….. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Rhum Clement L’Elixir XO

Rhum Clement L'Elixir XO Rum Rhum Review by the fat rum pirateRhum Clement L’Elixir XO. Rhum Clement are one of the pioneers of Rhum Agricole on Martinique, alongside Rhum J.M they are perhaps the most well known producers on the island.

This Clement L’Elixir XO is a blend of rhums aged for a minimum of 6 years. I cannot find any information which details the oldest rhum in this blend. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Velier Skeldon 1973 Full Proof Old Demerara Rum

Velier Skeldon 1973 Full Proof Old Demerara Rum by the fat rum pirateVelier Skeldon 1973 Full Proof Old Demerara Rum. One of the oldest rums, both in terms of when it was distilled and the length of time it was aged, I have reviewed so far. This is also one of  the rarest. It was one of the earlier Velier bottlings originally released back in 2005. Long before I had become serious about rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Dose Classica Serie Ouro

Dose Classica Serie Ouro Cachaca Rum review by the fat rum pirateDose Classica Serie Ouro. This is a relatively new cachaça brand which was formed in 2002 by Ralphe Ferreira Jr, who was inspired by his grandfather’s love of Cachaca.

Dose Classica simply translates as “The Classic Dose”. In this instance I do not think the producers are referring to the type of “dose” or “dosage” that some corners of the rum world like to refer to. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Berry Bros & Rudd 26 Year Old Uitvlugt Rum Exclusive to the Whisky Barrel

Berry Bros & Rudd 26 Year Old Uitvlugt Rum Exclusive to the Whisky Barrel review by the fat rum pirateBerry Bros & Rudd 26 Year Old Uitvlugt Rum Exclusive to the Whisky Barrel. Another collaboration, between one of London’s finest independent bottlers and one of Scotland’s finest rum and whisky retailers.

This time have a departure from Hampden Estate as we set sail for Guyana. The rum in question is a 26 Year Old rum which was distilled back in 1991 at the old Uitvlugt distillery, on their famous Port Mourant Still. As I understand the distillery closed circa 2000 and the stills were moved to the Diamond Distillery/Demerara Distillers Limited. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cachaca Anunciada

Cachaca Anunciada Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCahaca Anunciada. Or Cachaça Announced in English. This cachaça is distributed by MusA. They are a producer of all manner of spirits, beers and liqueurs. Based at Sitio Caminho do Sol (Sun Valley Farm).

Whilst they do produce Cachaça they seem to focus around “aguardente de frutas”. This adds a bit of a twist to the cachaça, as you will read later. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Tilambic 151 Overproof Aged Rum

Tilambic 151 Overproof Aged Rum review by the fat rum pirateTilambic 151 Overpoof Aged Rum. The world of Overproof rum is quite an interesting one. Bottlers producing rum, which you are then advised not to take neat, as it may be hazardous to your health.

The most famous examples of Overproof 151 (75.5% ABV) rum are Bacardi 151 and Lemon Hart Demerara. Whilst Bacardi 151 seems to be most common in American frathouses – Lemon Hart has built up quite a following amongst Tiki bartenders who use the rum sparingly, as a float in drinks such as Zombies. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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