Tag Archives: Marks and Spencer

M&S Gran Reserva Guatemalan Plantation Rum

M&S Gentlemans Rum Guatemla Rum ReviewGentlemans rum as its called in my house, due to my wife’s dyslexia/stupidity.  Having said that perhaps it  was a Freudian slip. This is another rum from Marks and Spencer. But are they offering a premium experience at a more manageable price?

This Marks and Spencer rum comes housed in a nice stubby style bottle with a high quality polished metallic screw top.  Immediately it is a cut above most “supermarket” rum.  The bottle has a lovely uncluttered and clear styling (it’s a bit like this blog!) Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

M&S – Bajan Estate Rum XO

M&S Bajan RumI had seen this rum on sale in M&S and came close to buying a bottle for £19. In the end I was persuaded that I didn’t need it by my wife (who had bought me it for Christmas). The rum usually retails at £22 for a 70cl bottle. As Marks and Spencer have recently begun stocking “brand name” goods I was slightly surprised to see the additions to their rum range were own brand offerings. Supermarket rum is not something which excites me, its cheaper than entry level branded rum and this is usually reflected in both taste and appearance. However, M&S is no ordinary supermarket and indeed this may well be no ordinary rum. Apologies to anyone with Albatross now running through their head………… Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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