Tag Archives: Rum

Sol Tarasco Extra Aged Charanda Hongos

Sol Tarasco Extra Aged Charanda Hongos rum review by the fat rum pirateSol Tarasco Extra Aged Charanda Hongos. We are diversifying once again. This time our journey into other Sugar Cane derived spirits is taking us to Central America. Charanda is to Mexico what Cachaca is to Brasil. Whilst it is essentially “rum” it has it’s own little nuances, defined by the “terroir” of the spirit. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Golden Devil Barbados Foursquare Rum Distillery Aged 11 Years

Golden Devil Barbados Foursquare Rum Distillery Aged 11 Years rum review by the fat rum pirateGolden Devil Barbados Fourasquare Rum Distillery Aged 11 Years. Welcome all to the very first World Foursquare Rum Distillery Day (17th November 2019). An idea stemming from the creative mind of Richard Blesgraaf the spirits retailer, who also set up the Facebook group Foursquare Rum Appreciation Society. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Drinks by the Dram The Rum Advent Calendar

Drinks by the Dram The Rum Advent Calendar review by the fat rum pirateDrinks by the Dram The Rum Advent Calendar. Warning! This article contains spoilers. If you have bought this calendar and do not wish to know any of the contents. Stop reading now!

Re-visit your youth, minus the cheap nasty “chocolate”, with an Advent Calendar for grown ups. Not just ordinary Gin, Vodka or Whisk(e)y swilling grown ups though, proper sophisticated grown ups that imbibe only the finest of cane spirits. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Bacardi Facundo Exquisito Rum

Bacardi Facundo Exquisito Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBacardi Facundo Exquisito Rum. This rum is part of Bacardi’s Facundo range. The range is named after the original founder of Bacardi Don Facundo Bacardi Masso. Bacardi Facundo Exquisito Rum is the mid tier of the range.

Bacardu Facundo Exquisito Rum retails at around £100. Which is slightly less expensive than their flagsip Reserva Limitada. Bacardi Facundo Exquisto (meaning to be free) is distilled on multi column stills in Puerto Rico. It is a blend of rums aged between 7 and 23 years old. It has been bottled at a very conservative 40% ABV. The rum is aged in ex-bourbon casks before being blended and aged for a further month in ex-sherry casks. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Black Tot Rum – Finest Caribbean

Black Tot Rum Finest Caribbean Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBlack Tot Rum – Finest Caribbean. Ahhh,.Black Tot is back again. Almost 50 years since it was decommissioned, back in July 1970. This is the third “Black Tot Rum” in the series of rums released by Elixir Distillers.

It is also (by far) the cheapest of those rums. The first Black Tot Rum was The Last Consignment which was believed to be produced using stocks of authentic British Royal Navy rum. These stocks had been stored in stone flagons, following the abolition of the tot and kept at various Army and Navy bases around the UK. It originally retailed at around £650 and you would now be looking in excess of £1500 for a bottle on the secondary market. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados 2005

Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados 2005 rum review by the fat rum pirateHolmes Cay Barbados 2005 Single Cask Rum. Holmes Cay are a new Independent bottler based in New York City. So for once US rum fans you have one over us Europeans! Add further insult to injury, this their first release is currently only distributed in New York. In part due to the US’s insane liquor laws. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Bacardi Anejo

Bacardi Anejo Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBacardi Anejo. Aside from the usual Bacardi bottles you find in the Supermarket and Duty Free a trip to the continent (and further a field) can often throw up a few more variations from the Puerto Rican rum powerhouses.

I picked up this bottle of Bacardi Anejo in May 2019 on holiday in Salou. I think the 1 litre bottle was around €15. I’d not seen this particular expression before. I could tell from the presentation (and the dustiness) of the bottle that it was not a “new” release. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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