Lost Years Navy Strength Rum

Lost Years Navy Strength Rum review by the fat rum pirateLost Years Navy Strength Rum. There’s been quite an explosion of branded, blended rum brands coming out of the UK in recent years. For a long while all we had where the old “favourites” such as Lamb’s and Captain Morgan.

That has definitely changed. Brands such as The Duppy Share, Diablesse and Thameside have shown that you can charge slightly more “premium” price for a superior quality blend. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Dead Reckoning Rum Mutiny South Pacific

Dead Reckoning Rum Mutiny South Pacific Rum Review by the fat rum pirateDead Reckoning Rum Mutiny South Pacific. Another bottling from new Independent bottlers Dead Reckoning. If you aren’t familiar with the brand it is likely because you aren’t living in Australia. Unlike many Independent bottlers Dead Reckoning aren’t based in Europe (or even the US which has seen more Indie bottlers sprout up lately). Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Merser & Co. Rum Merchants Double Barrel

Merser & Co. Rum Merchants Double Barrel Rum Review by the fat rum pirateMerser & Co. Rum Merchants Double Barrel. Blended rum has long been well established at the lower end of the rum market. Most supermarkets have their own blends and many “cheaper” brands are based around blends of Caribbean rum. In recent times many blends have changed from multi island blends to single island blends. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Black Tot Rum Last Consignment British Royal Naval Rum

Black Tot Last Consignment British Royal Naval Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBlack Tot Rum Last Consignment British Royal Naval Rum. This is the fourth release from Elixir Distillers in their “Black Tot” series that I have reviewed. It was, however the first one they released. Pretty much as long as I started to get quite serious about rum I’ve known about this mythical (and expensive) bottling. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Jamaican Rum JHK Thompson Bros

Jamaican Rum JHK Thompson Bros rum review by the fat rum pirateJamaican Rum JHK Thompson Bros. Independent Whisky Bottlers have a long tradition of putting out some rather decent rum over the years. In fact quite a few of the most respected “Independent Bottlers” of rum are primarily Whisky bottlers.

Names such as Silver Seal, Cadenhead’s and Duncan Taylor are well known and well established. However, over the past few years as more Whisky enthusiasts are beginning to discover rum – more and more “Whisky” bottlers are turning to rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cachaca Prosa Mineira Tradicional

Cachaca Prosa Mineira Tradicional Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCachaca Prosa Mineira Tradicional. As I enter the website for Prosa Mineira I am informed that it is “The most awarded from Minas Gerais”. Now Minas Gerais is widely regarded as the “birthplace” of cachaca. For many it is the best region of Brasil to find cachaca.

So its quite a statement to make. Or is it? Is a brand really recognised by the number of awards it wins. I know of one reasonably well known rum brand that proclaims itself as the “Most Awarded Rum Brand in 2018/19”. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Watt Rum Jamaican Rum Distilled at Clarendon Estate Aged 16 Years

Watt Rum Jamaican Rum Clarendon Estate Aged 16 Years Rum Review by the fat rum pirateWatt Rum Jamaican Rum Distilled at Clarendon Estate Aged 16 Years. A new independent bottler of rum is on the scene.

They seem to hail in the main either from Scotland or Italy (in most instances the rum bottled by Italians is aged in Scotland/England). This time we have a new bottler but not an entirely new face. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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