Golden Devil Jamaica 2006 Worthy Park 10 Year – 50%

Golden Devil Jamaica 2006 Worthy Park 10 Year – 50% Stats: Independent bottling of Worthy Park pot-still Jamaican rum that was distilled in 2006 and aged 10 years before being released at 50% ABV. This single cask produced 296 bottles. Conditions: Enjoyed neat in a Glencairn Nose: Aquarium, minerality, toffee, saffron, leather, milk chocolate, under-ripe banana, baby powderContinue reading “Golden Devil Jamaica 2006 Worthy Park 10 Year – 50%”

NRJ Cambridge 2005 Long Pond STC<3E 13 Year Old Jamaica Pot Still Rum – 62.5%

NRJ Cambridge 2005 Long Pond STC<3E 13 Year Old Jamaica Pot Still Rum – 62.5% Note: This review was first published on Reddit July 21st, 2021. The stats below have been revised with more details. Stats: Part of the National Rums of Jamaica bottling series from Velier, this was my first experience with single LongContinue reading NRJ Cambridge 2005 Long Pond STC<3E 13 Year Old Jamaica Pot Still Rum – 62.5%

Habitation Velier Long Pond 2005 Jamaica Pure Single Rum 14 Year TECA – 62%

Habitation Velier Long Pond 2005 Jamaica Pure Single Rum 14 Year TECA – 62% Stats: Independent Bottling of Long Pond rum from Jamaica that was distilled in a double retort pot still in 2005 following a fermentation process involving dunder and muck, aged 14 years at origin with an angel’s share greater than 80%. It wasContinue reading Habitation Velier Long Pond 2005 Jamaica Pure Single Rum 14 Year TECA – 62%

Black Tot “Last Consignment” British Royal Navy Rum – 54.3%

Black Tot “Last Consignment” British Royal Navy Rum – 54.3% Background: July 31st, 1970 is known as Black Tot Day, marking the abolishment of the British Royal Navy’s several hundred year tradition of a daily rum ration. While the sailors daily allowance had been radically reduced over time before it was finally outlawed, it’s worth notingContinue reading “Black Tot “Last Consignment” British Royal Navy Rum – 54.3%”

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 1,050Continue reading “Holmes Cay Jamaica 2011 Wedderburn (Clarendon) 10 year – 59%”

Blackadder Raw Cask Finest Jamaica 2000 Hampden 14 Year – 57.4%

Blackadder Raw Cask Finest Jamaica 2000 Hampden 14 Year – 57.4% Stats: Independent bottling of a single cask Hampden distillate from September 2000 that aged 14 years continentally, rumored to be the LROK marque. Only 202 bottles were produced with no filtration or additives. Background: I first got to try this expression several years back in theContinue reading “Blackadder Raw Cask Finest Jamaica 2000 Hampden 14 Year – 57.4%”

Worthy Park 2007 WPM 13 Year Florida Rum Society Gemini Barrel – 56%

Worthy Park 2007 WPM 13 Year Florida Rum Society Gemini Barrel – 56% Stats: A twin barrel release of 432 bottles selected by the Florida Rum Society, this is a true “estate” rum with 100% of the molasses coming from Worthy Park grown cane. It was pot distilled and aged 13 long years in St Catherine’sContinue reading “Worthy Park 2007 WPM 13 Year Florida Rum Society Gemini Barrel – 56%”

Hampden 2011 Endemic Bird Series “Pewee” 9 Year LFCH – 61.2%

Hampden 2011 Endemic Bird Series “Pewee” 9 Year LFCH – 61.2% Stats: This was a limited edition bottling as part of the Trelawny Endemic Bird Series. Certain markets in the US and abroad received single casks (~250 bottles each) of different single marque expressions from Hampden Estate. These were all distillery releases, not IB’s, and pricedContinue reading “Hampden 2011 Endemic Bird Series “Pewee” 9 Year LFCH – 61.2%”

Faultline Jamaica Rum (Hampden) 14 Year vs 16 Year

Faultline Jamaica Rum (Hampden) 14 Year vs 16 Year I was fortunate enough to be sent a sample of the Faultline 16 year old Hampden from a fellow r/rum Reddit companion so I thought it would be fun to do a comparison of it to my 14 year old Faultline/Hampden. Here we go! ***** Faultline Jamaica RumContinue reading “Faultline Jamaica Rum (Hampden) 14 Year vs 16 Year”

Hampden Great House – Distillery Edition 2020 – 59%

Stats: A limited release of 3000 bottles, made in copper pot stills, aged entirely in Jamaica, and bottled at 59% ABV, this blend consists of 80% of their lowest ester mark (OWH) from 2013 and 20% <>H (between 900-1000 esters) from 2017. Originally only available at the distillery, this is the second release that hasContinue reading “Hampden Great House – Distillery Edition 2020 – 59%”