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Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 16 Years – The Whisky Barrel Exclusive

Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 16 Years Rum Review by the fatrumpirateKill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 16 Years – The Whisky Barrel Exclusive. The world of Scotch Whisky seems to have partly fallen in love with Jamaican rum. Some whisky commentators still find them a little “too much”. In particular bottlings from the Hampden Distillery, Trelawny seem to really split opinion. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

S.B.S – Single Barrel Selection Barbados 2008 Marsala Cask

SBS Barbados 2008 Marsala Cask Rum Review by the fat rum pirateS.B.S – Single Barrel Selection Barbados 2008 Marsala Cask. Single Barrel Selection is part of the 1423 groups output. Formed in 2008 1423 are based in Denmark and are headed up by co-owners Thomas Vogensen, Parminder S Bhatia and Joshua Singh.

1423 seek out single casks of rum and also bottle blends of rum in their Companera range. Their range has recently become more prominent in the UK thanks to Skylark Spirits who are importing the 1423 rums into the UK. Should you wish to learn more about 1423 they have a very informative website here. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Rhum Depaz Rhum Vieux Agricole Hors D’Age Port Cask Finish

Rhum Depaz Rhum Vieux Agricole Hors D'Age Port Cask Finish Review by the fat rum pirateRhum Depaz Rhum Vieux Agricole Hors D’Age Port Cask Finish. Rhum Depaz are an Agricole Rhum producer from the French West Indies.

More specifically they hail from the island of Martinique. Rhum Agricole from Martinque can be produced in line with the AOC. The AOC – Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) is the French equivalent to EU’s Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Bristol Classic Rum Foursquare 2004-2016

Bristol Classic Rum Foursquare 2004-2016 Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBristol Classic Rum Foursquare 2004-2016. Another rum from the Foursquare Distillery, Barbados. This is the first Independent bottling I have reviewed for a while. Mainly due to the distillery themselves, being so prolific recently. With so many unique and interesting rums coming from the distilleries own cannon, I haven’t felt the need to review or purchase much from independent bottlers of late. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Hampden Estate Overproof Rum

Hampden Estate Overproof Rum Review by the fat rum pirateHampden Estate Overproof Rum. Rum enthusiasts should need little introduction to the Jamaican Rum Funk that is delivered by Hampden Estate, Trelawny, Jamaica. For many years now those “in the know” have been seeking out Independently bottled Hampden rum.

So why have enthusiasts been seeking out Independent bottlings you may ask? Why don’t they support the distillery and buy their own bottlings? Well let’s first take a look at exactly what this Hampden Estate Overproof Rum actually is. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Admiral Rodney Saint Lucia Rum HMS Formidable

Admiral Rodney Saint Lucia Rum HMS Formidable rum review by the fat rum pirateAdmiral Rodney Saint Lucia Rum HMS Formidable. As you may have guessed from the title this new edition to the Admiral Rodney line up is the “top of the range bottling”. There are now three regular editions of Admiral Rodney available – HMS Princessa, HMS Royal Oak (this being the original Admiral Rodney blend) and HMS Formidable. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Veritas White Blended Rum from Coffey Still and Pot Still

Veritas The Truth Foursquare Rum Distillery Review by the fat rum pirateVeritas – The Truth. Another lesson in Latin from Richard Seale of Foursquare Rum Distillery. Veritas is a White Blended rum from a Coffey Still and a Pot Still.

It is unique in that it is a blend of rums from the Coffey Column still and Pot Still at Foursquare and the Double Retort Pot Still rum at Hampden Estate, in Jamaica. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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