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J Gow Culverin

J Gow Culverin Rum Review by the fat rum pirateJ Gow Culverin. Regular readers of this website should already beware of the J Gow Rum Distillery from Lamb Holm in the Orkney Islands, Scotland.

I’ve not reviewed any of their rums for a while. In all honesty I’ve not reviewed any rums for a while. Which is something I am looking to correct now I am finding a little more time to get some reviews out. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Mount Gay Eclipse Heritage Blend Barbados Rum

Mount Gay Eclipse Heritage Blend Barbados Rum review by the fat rum pirateMount Gay Eclipse Heritage Blend Barbados Rum. This was one of the “first batch” of reviews that I published on this site back in March 2014, with an update to the review in 2015. Which might have involved the then new style bottle.

It’s 2024 and the bottle (well the label) has once again been update to add “Heritage Blend” to the moniker and also to update the present Master Distiller/Blender Trudiann Branker. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

That Boutique-y Rum Company Secret Distillery #11 Jamaica Aged 15 Years Batch 1

That Boutique-y Rum Company Secret Distillery #11 Jamaica Aged 15 Years Batch 1 rum review by the fat rum pirateThat Boutique-y Rum Company Secret Distillery #11 Jamaica Aged 15 Years Batch 1. Another release from TBRC’s “Cinema Series”. This time we are heading off to a Secret Distillery in Jamaica.

Fortunately for us we are given a clue as to which Jamaican Distillery we are visiting today. This clue can be found in the bottom right hand corner of the front label. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Dead Reckoning Port Broadside

Dead Reckoning Port Broadside Rum review by the fat rum pirate Dead Reckoning Port Broadside. Today we have another review of a rum from Australian Independent bottlers – Dead Reckoning. They have recently expanded distribution into Europe and the US. However, this is Single Cask release for the Australian market only.

This is a blend of rums from three different “secret” distilleries. It should be noted at this point that some Rum Producers have requested that Independents do not use the distillery name on their bottlings. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

That Boutique-y Rum Company Foursquare Distillery Barbados Aged 12 Years Batch 7

That Boutique-y Rum Company Foursquare Distillery Barbados Aged 12 Years Batch 7 rum review by the fat rum pirateThat Boutique-y Rum Company Foursquare Distillery Barbados Aged 12 Years Batch 7. If I ever get around to releasing some rum, please remind if only for the sanity of my fellow bloggers not to call it The Fat Rum Pirate Rum Company. I would also be worried about getting sued for causing repetitive strain injury. TFRPRC….hmmmm doesn’t really flow of the tongue. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Black Ven Distillery Dark Rum

Black Ven Distillery Dark Rum review by the fat rum pirateBlack Ven Distillery Dark Rum. There has been quite an explosion of rum production in the UK over the past 5 or so years. Many of these rum “producers” are doing little other than “spicing” an existing imported Caribbean rum base and then proclaiming it as British, English or Scottish or even Welsh “rum”. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Dead Reckoning Australia 9 Year Bourbon Cask

Dead Reckoning Australia 9 Year Bourbon Cask Rum review by the fat rum pirateDead Reckoning Australia 9 Year Bourbon Cask. We have become quite familiar with the Dead Reckoning line up of rums of the past couple of years. For those who are unacquainted with the bottler they are one of the first Australian Independent bottlers. Certainly one of the first to be exporting to the lucrative EU and US markets. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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