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Legendario Elixir de Cuba

Legendario Elixir de Cuba Rum review by the fat rum pirateLegendario’s Elxir de Cuba is perhaps the most confusing bottle of rum in the world.  Which in itself meant I had to get a hold of this Cuban curiosity for a review.

I picked the Legendario up on a visit to Spain,  I had been curious about their rums for some time.  I was especially curious about this 7 Year Old rum.

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Black Magic – Black Spiced

BLACK MAGIC Spced rum review by the fat rum pirateBlack Magic is a new Spiced rum to the UK market.  It is imported from the US by Hi Spirits Ltd and produced in Louisville, Kentucky by Sazerac.

Sazerac are better known for their Rye Whiskey. Which is produced at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, in Frankfort. Where the rum in this blend is distilled I do not know.  The website for Black Magic states only that the rum is a blend of young and aged rums.

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Saint James Heritage

Saint James Heritage rum Review by the fat rum pirateSaint James Heritage rum.  It comes in their standard tall, rectangular bottle.  The name suggests some kind of retro rhum agricole, perhaps a throwback to times gone by.

Nope nothing of the sort.  The Martinique agricole producers haven’t even released an Agricole this time.  It’s actually a blend of rums from 6 different islands. It is a blend of both cane juice and molasses based r(h)ums.

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Angostura No.1 First Edition

Angostura No 1 Cask Collection Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBack in 2013 Angostura announced the launch of No.1.  The first in a new collection of limited edition “Premium” rums.

This the “first” Angostura No.1 (yes they have called subsequent releases No.1 as well confusingly) is part of the companies Cask Collection.  The collection is a range of Premium Rums aged in select barrels. 

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Iceberg Gold Rum

imageIceberg is a rum which hails from Canada.  Well the brand does anyway, unsurprisingly the actual rum in the bottle is not Canadian.

It is in fact a Demerara rum which is blended with “12,000 year old Iceberg water”.  Yeah okay anything you say!  It is bottled by the Canadian Iceberg Vodka Company.  It has made its way into my home here in the UK via Vikingstad in Norway where AST import it from Canada.

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El Dorado Original Dark Rum

El Dorado Superior Dark Rum Review by the fat rum pirateEl Dorado have been hitting the headlines lately with their Rare Collection.  This Original Dark Rum is available in the Netherlands (where it is bottled) and it is also listed on the official El Dorado website.  However I’d never seen it in the UK until Beers of Europe had a stash of this and a white in a similar style bottle.

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Ron Millonario XO

Ron Millonario XO rum review by the fat rum pirateRon Millonario XO hails from deepest darkest Peru.  The brand Millonario has been around since 1950 but has only been available globally since 2004.

In 2004 Fabio Rossi (of Rum Nation) visited Peru and discovered the Hacienda Agrícola de Chiclayo where the rum is distilled.  Ron Millonario XO is distilled on a Blair, Campbell and McLean column stills.  There are two expressions in the Ron Millionario range the Solera 15 and this the XO.

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