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Cachaca Nova Alianca Balsamo

Cachaca Nova Alianca Balsamo Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCachaca Nova Alianca Balsamo. Translated roughly into English this means Cachaca New Alliance. The company behind these cachaca’s was formed fairly recently in 1988. The company is headed up by Janio Cesar Silva.

From what I can gather his the grandson (?) of Bijan Romualdo de Silva. Bijan aunched Indaiazinha Cachaca back in 1958 in Salinas, Minas Gerais. One of the largest and most respected Cachaca producing regions in Brasil. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 17 Years The Whisky Barrel Exclusive

Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 17 Years The Whisky Barrel Exclusive Rum Review by the fat rum pirateKill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 17 Years The Whisky Barrel Exclusive. The folks over at Hunter Laing, who operate the Kill Devil rum brand certainly seem to have obtained a lot of rum from Hampden Distillery. The Whisky Barrel, an online retailer also seem to quite like Hampden rum, so are working with Kill Devil to help distribute these funky bottles of rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

The Duchess Rum Jamaica WP Lluidas Vale Aged 12 Years

The Duchess Rum Jamaica WP Lluidas Vale Aged 12 Years Rum review by the fat rum pirateThe Duchess are a recent addition to the numerous independent bottlers of rum here in Europe. Hailing from the Netherlands they are fronted up by Nils Van Rijn.

Should you wish to learn more about The Duchess ethos and Nils’ views on rum and spirits in general then please read the following interview here. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Vale do Sol Organicos Cachaca Ouro

vale do sol organicos cachaca Ouro Rum Review by the fat rum pirateVale do Sol Organicos Cachaca Ouro. This cachaça hails from the “Sun Valley” in the state of Rio Grande do Sol in the south of Brasil.The distillery is situated in Parana.

Like a few cachacas, I have noticed that the brand are very proud about being an “Organic” cachaça producer. They are another producer that do not use any pesticides etc and do everything “in-house” at the distillery. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Spice Hunter Boldest Spiced Rum

Spice Hunter Boldest Spiced Rum Review by the fat rum pirateSpice Hunter Boldest Spiced Rum. I’ve seen spiced rum described in many different ways but I’ve never heard anyone claim their spiced rum is the boldest before.

Not many spiced rums claim to add 13 different spices to the rum. Which is why as their website informs us – they have decided to call it “Boldest Spiced Rum”. They think it is a very bold move to infuse so many spiced into their rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

S.B.S – The 1423 Single Barrel Selection Mauritius 2008

S.B.S - The 1423 Single Barrel Selection Mauritius 2008 Rum Review by the fat rum pirateS.B.S. – The 1423 Single Barrel Selection Mauritius 2008. 1423 have been releasing a varied selection of single cask rums over the past couple of years. They haven’t stuck rigidly to the likes of Guyana, Jamaica and Barbados.

We have featured a few rums from Mauritius over the past few years. Most of those have been from the Medine Distillery. This particular bottling, is however from another distillery on the island. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Novo Fogo Barrel Aged Cachaca

Novo Fogo Barrel Aged Cachaca Rum Review by the fat rum pirateNovo Fogo Barrel Aged Cachaca. Novo Fogo are a cachaça brand I have been aware of for a while now. They have made a bit of a stir in the US, where the brand was first launched.

Novo Fogo use more modern branding and marketing practices, than many of Brasil’s cachaça producers. The cachaça is marketed in a similar manner to how a Premium Rum brand would market itself. However, they do not go in for fairy stories, like many Premium Rum Brands. The information Novo Fogo provide, is authentic and focuses very much on transparency. You learn a lot about what you are drinking with Novo Fogo. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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