Category: Clarendon

  • 5-Star Rums of 2022!

    5-Star Rums of 2022!

    My 5-Star Rums of the Year! This past year I purchased or sampled well over 100 rums, reviewed 30 of those, of which I gave eight a 5-star rating, indicating I enjoyed it enough to want a back up bottle. For the sake of this list, I’m only including rums that were new to me…

  • Holmes Cay Jamaica 2014 Clarendon EMB 8 Year – 61%

    Holmes Cay Jamaica 2014 Clarendon EMB 8 Year – 61%

    Holmes Cay Jamaica 2014 Clarendon EMB 8 Year – 61% Stats: Independent bottling of 2014 pure pot distillate from Clarendon Distillery in Lionel Town, Jamaica, aged tropically for eight years in ex-Bourbon casks before being bottled at full strength without adulteration. It is the EMB mark, which indicates ester levels between 240-250 gr/HL AA, which falls…

  • Holmes Cay Jamaica 2011 Wedderburn (Clarendon) 10 year – 59%

    Holmes Cay Jamaica 2011 Wedderburn (Clarendon) 10 year – 59%

    Holmes Cay Jamaica 2011 Wedderburn (Clarendon) 10 year – 59% Stats: Independent bottling of 2011 pot distilled rum from Clarendon/Monymusk in the medium ester Wedderburn style. This rum aged in ex-Bourbon casks for 3 years in Jamaica’s tropical climate followed by 7 additional years in the UK. Four casks were purchased by Holmes Cay, producing 1,050…