Tag Archives: Jamaican

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

Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 10 Years – The Whisky Barrel Exclusive

Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 10 Years The Whisky Barrel Rum Review by the fat rum pirateKill Devil Jamaica Hampden Distillery Aged 10 Years. Another collaboration between Hunter Laing’s Kill Devil Rum Range and online Whisky retailer The Whisky Barrel. Once again they have teamed up to bottle another Jamaican Pot Still rum from the Hampden distillery.

Those familiar with Kill Devil rums will be aware that those that have the reddish/purple lozenge on the bottle are Cask Strength. (The grey lozenge indicates diluted to 46% ABV) Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Habitation Velier Worthy Park 2007 WPL

Habitation Velier Worthy Park 2007 WPL. Habitation Velier Worthy Park 2007 WPL Rum Review by the fat rum pirate Jamaica Pure Single Rum from the Worthy Park State. Although Velier are an Independent bottler and importer many of the Habitation Velier releases are collaborations between Velier and the producers.

Rather, than the more traditional Independent bottling model, whereby the bottler either buys direct from the distillery or sources from a broker, Habitation Velier release the rums in conjunction with the distillery, as a joint venture. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Jamaica Cove Black Ginger Rum

Jamaica Cove Black Ginger Rum Review by the fat rum pirateJamaica Cove Black Ginger Rum. I’ve noticed a few Ginger flavoured rums appear on the market over the past couple of years. We’ve always tried on this site to help with people’s curiosity when usual or different rums appear. Especially when they are priced at the mid and lower end of the market. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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

Kill Devil Jamaica Hampden Estate Aged 16 Years - The Whisky Barrel Exclusive Rum Review by the fat rum pirateKill Devil Jamaica Hampden Estate Aged 16 Years – The Whisky Barrel Exclusive. Here once again we have three of my current favourite things.

First up we have another Cask Strength bottling from Hunter Laing’s wonderful Kill Devil range of Single Cask Rums, secondly we have a rum from Jamaica and more specifically from Hampden. Thirdly this is an exclusive release from The Whisky Barrel from whom I have ordered a good few rums over the past couple of years. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

JAH45 18ct Gold Jamaican Rum

JAH45 18ct Gold Jamaican Rum. No this isn’t the same rum, I reviewed earlier this year. That was the JAH45 Dark Jamaican Rum. This is the 18ct Gold variant. Though if I am being entirely honest, when putting the two rums side by side they are of a very similar colour. The label is a different colour though. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry

Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry Rum Review by the fat rum piratePlantation Xaymaca Special Dry. Unless you have only very recently gotten into rum or have been living in a cave, Plantation Rums should really need little or no introduction. Headed by Alexandre Gabriel Plantation Rum is a part of Maison Ferrand. They are based in France and a lot of their “double ageing” or secondary maturation takes place in cellars in the Cognac region of France. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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