Tag Archives: Jamaica Rum

The Colours of Rum Jamaica 1994

The Colours of Rum Jamaica 1994 rum review by the fat rum pirateThe Colours of Rum Jamaica 1994. This is a new independent bottler, which is part of the Polish Wealth Solutions group, who invest and offer advise on trading in rare and hard to find spirits.

This bottling is the groups first offering from Jamaica. They have also have rums from Trinidad, Barbados and Guyana. So all the “English Style” big hitters are present in their line up. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Jamaican Rum JMH Thompson Bros and Bar Tre

Jamaican Rum JMH Thompson Bros and Bar Tre Rum Review by the fat rum pirateJamaican Rum JMH Thompson Bros and Bar Tre. You might be forgiven for thinking I have already reviewed this. I haven’t the rum I reviewed very recently with a very similar title was JMM rather than JMH. The JMM and JMH I am now assuming to mean JaMaica Monymusk and JaMaica Hampden. As this particular single cask bottling hails from the Hampden Estate, Trelawny, Jamaica. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Jamaican Rum JMM Thompson Bros and Bar Tre

Jamaican Rum JMM Thompson Bros and Bar Tre rum review by the fat rum pirateJamaican Rum JMM Thompson Bros and Bar Tre. Here we have another bottling from a Scottish Independent Bottler in the form of the Thompson Bros. For this release they have collaborated with Japanese bar “Bar Tre” in Hiroshima.

As well as independent bottlings of whisky, rum and other quality spirits, the Thompson Bros are also behind the Dornoch Distillery. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Hampden Estate 2010 VIREO Single Cask #488 TWE Exclusive

Hampden Estate 2010 VIREO Single Cask #488 TWE Exclusive rum review by the fat rum pirateHampden Estate 2010 VIREO Single #488 TWE Exclusive. I could have titled this particular rum any number of different ways such is the information afforded to us on this particular bottling. However the Search Engine Optimisation likes things a lot shorter than even this title, so I’ll explain more about the bottling in this review. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Vidya The River Mumma

Vidya The River Mumma rum review by the fat rum pirateVidya The River Mumma. I’m pleased to present today the first Independent bottling from UK based importer/distributor Skylark Spirits. As you will learn from this review they have started things at the more daring end of the rum spectrum.

I think it was Rumfest 2018 that I first became aware of any aged rum from the New Yarmouth Distillery on Jamaica. I tried a Compagnie des Indes bottling and reviewed the higher ABV Denmark only release. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Hampden Estate The New York Edition

Hampden Estate The New York Edition Rum Review by the fat rum pirateHampden Estate The New York Edition. When you’re in Nuuuu Yooooorkk………Apologies I can’t say I’m a big fan of that song. It’s just got in my head. I’m more a “Moving to New York” by The Wombats kind of guy, all told but never mind. Shall we talk about rum instead of music? Anyone would think I was trying to be Serge from Whiskyfun. Yes, let’s talk rum. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Appleton Estate 1999 Hearts Collection

Appleton Estate 1999 Hearts Collection rum review by the fat rum pirateAppleton Estate 1999 Hearts Collection. Earlier this month I was extremely fortunate (and humbled) to be one of 300 people, worldwide to be invited to a tasting of the Appleton Estate Hearts Collection.

The Hearts Collection is  co-bottling between Luca Gargano of Velier and Joy Spence of Appleton Estate. They consist of three vintage rums from 1999, 1995 and 1994. These rums were hand picked and selected by Joy and Luca. Despite having a variety of vintages and barrels to choose from, they did both pick the same barrels as their favourites. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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