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Rum Blogging – A Blogger’s Perspective

Rum Blogging - A Blogger's Perspective Article by the fat rum pirateRum Blogging – A Blogger’s Perspective. Starting this blog was one of the most challenging, yet rewarding things I have done in my adult life. The first thing which became immediately apparent to me was that my general grammar and ability to actually write something, had slipped considerably. I had after all left Full Time Education some18 years prior. It is still far from perfect! Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

RumCask Presents: The World’s First European Online Rumfest May 23rd 2020

RumCask Presents: The World's First European Online Rumfest May 23rd 2020RumCask Presents: The World’s First European Online Rum Festival

As we continue to innovate and bring you more fantastic events, RumCask are proud to announce the World’s First European Online Rum Festival!

On Saturday 23rd May from 4pm till 10pm (BST) we will be hosting two ‘festival rooms’ where presenters from many brands will be joining us for their allocated time slots to speak about their rums and then take on a Q & A segment from our guests. Some of the brands that will be joining us will include Don Q, Montanya, Rhum Damoiseau, Plantation, Ron Artesano and many more. Stay tuned for the full list of speakers and the timetable which will be released over social media in the coming days. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Wester Spirit Co. Hand Sanitiser and Limited Edition Rum – Press Release

Wester Spirit Co. have released their first white rum as a limited edition bottle to help support production of hand sanitiser for front line key workers. 3 weeks ago the distillery switched production from rum to hand sanitiser. So far Wester has donated over 700 bottles of alcohol-based hand sanitiser to front line key workers across Glasgow. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Barbados Distillers unite in push for a GI – Press Release

BARBADOS DISTILLERS UNITE IN PUSH FOR A GI

Mount Gay, Foursquare and Saint Nicholas Abbey have jointly agreed on a Geographical Indication for Barbados Rum as prepared by the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation (BIDC) in consultation with its legal counsel. The three distillers are the largest bottlers of Barbados Rum and together hold over 90% of the island’s aged reserves. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Rum of the Year 2019 – Winner

Rum of the Year 2019 by the fat rum pirate reviewRum of the Year 2019 – Winner. No doubt the brands/producers shortlisted for this most prestigious award have been waiting with baited breath for this announcement. Winning this award must truly be the pinnacle of any rum producers career. After all you get absolutely nothing other than a pat on the back from me. Not even a fancy awards ceremony to ponce around at. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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Rum of the Year 2019 – Shortlist

Rum of the Year 2019 by the fat rum pirate reviewRum of the Year 2019 – Shortlist

It doesn’t seem all that long ago since I was sitting down to write last years shortlist. A hectic mix of small children, the day job and keeping this blog going have certainly kept me busy. I even someone managed to make a footballing comeback in the over 40’s 11 a side as well. 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

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