Tag Archives: Dark Rum

Foursquare Rum Distillery 2007

Foursquare Rum Distillery 2007 Rum Review by the fat rum pirateFoursquare Rum Distillery 2007. Foursquare may have dropped the “Rum Distillery” part from the front label but I’m keeping if for my review titles. Just to keep things nice and tidy. I was going to finish off the sherry finished rums and review Patrimonio but my photographer is not available tonight, so we’ll do the 2007 instead. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

The Duchess Guyana Rum Aged 20 Years Armagnac Finish

The Duchess Guyana Rum Aged 20 Years Armagnac FinishThe Duchess Guyana Rum Aged 20 Years Armagnac Finish. This is the final rum in the “Flower” series featuring the artwork of Hans Dillesse, a Dutch artist. The Duchess are an independent bottler from the Netherlands, who began bottling rums in 2018.

The brand are gaining quite a following and this is their latest Single Cask release. If you are in the UK then their rums can be found here. The Duchess Guyana Rum Aged 20 Years Armagnac Finish is a rum from Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL). This particular rum was distilled on the Wooden Coffey Enmore Still. It was distilled in 1998 and bottled in 2019. It has spent 8 years in an ex-Armagnac cask in Europe. I am unsure how much of the its prior 12 years were spent in the Tropics/Europe. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Old Brigand Black Label Superior Barbados Rum

Old Brigand Black Label Superior Rum review by the fat rum pirateOld Brigand Black Label Superior Barbados Rum. Old Brigand Barbados Rum is synonymous with the island of Barbados. Originally Alleyne Arthur’s Old Brigand Barbados Rum, it is now called R.L Seale’s Old Brigand. It is produced at the Foursquare Rum Distillery. This is the older brother of that rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Worthy Park Special Cask Release Quatre Vins

Worthy Park Special Cask Release Quatre Vins Rum Review by the fat rum pirateWorthy Park Special Cask Release Quatre Vins. This believe it or not, is the eighth Special Cask Release from Worthy Park. I know, because it says so on the bottle.

The Worthy Park Special Cask Releases are a collaboration between Worthy Park Estate and Danish spirit distributors and bottlers 1423.dk. The rums are tropically aged in Jamaica, in ex-bourbon casks before being sent to Denmark for further maturation. In what so far has been a variety of ex-wine and fortified wine casks. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Foursquare Rum Distillery Empery

Foursquare Rum Distillery Empery Rum Review by the fat rum pirateFoursquare Rum Distillery Empery. This is one of three “sherried” rums from Foursquare, which have appeared on the market over the past few weeks.

All are official Foursquare releases and all contain rums aged for 14 years. Foursquare Rum Distillery Empery is an Exceptional Cask Selection release. Mark IX – the ninth in the series. Closely followed by the latest “straight bourbon” matured 2007. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Foursquare Rum Distillery Hereditas TWE Exclusive

Hereditas Foursquare Rum Distillery rum review by the fat rum pirateFoursquare Rum Distillery Hereditas TWE Exclusive. This rum is exclusive to The Whisky Exchange, London. Rum is increasingly being taken more and more seriously by whisky enthusiasts. At the forefront of this is Sukhinder Singh owner of The Whisky Exchange.

As well as having a much envied collection of rare and collectible whisky, Sukhinder also has a similarly impressive array of rum, at the Whisky Exchange offices. I was one of the lucky rum enthusiasts who were invited to attend a “bring a bottle” event and dinner at the Whisky Exchange’s tasting room, back in October last year. The event was part of London Rumfest. It was a great event and I was humbled to be invited along. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

The Duchess Trinidad Rum Aged 21 Years Caroni Distillery

The Duchess Trinidad Rum Aged 21 Years Caroni Distillery rum review by the fat rum pirateThe Duchess Trinidad Rum Aged 21 Years hails from the iconic and now defunct Caroni Distillery. Despite the length of time since the distillery closed – way back in 2002, we are still seeing casks of rum being released by Independent bottlers from the late 1990’s.

There have been a good number of 1997, 1998 and 1999 releases over the past few years. Fears that the Caroni stock will quickly “evaporate” seem a little wide of the mark. I think most rum lovers will be able to enjoy a glass or three of Caroni for some time yet. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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