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 meContinue reading “5-Star Rums of 2022!”

Chairman’s Reserve Single Batch Release John Dore 1 Pot Still 9 Year Brandy Cask (Austin Rum Society Pick) – 51%

Chairman’s Reserve Single Batch Release John Dore 1 Pot Still 9 Year Brandy Cask (Austin Rum Society Pick) – 51% Stats: St Lucia Distillers single batch release, made from fermented molasses, distilled in 2011 on the John Dore 1 pot still, aged 9 years in Brandy casks, and bottled on March 5, 2021 at 51%. Background: AniaContinue reading “Chairman’s Reserve Single Batch Release John Dore 1 Pot Still 9 Year Brandy Cask (Austin Rum Society Pick) – 51%”

Chairman’s Reserve (St Lucia Distillers) Master’s Selection – Lei Low Pick

Source: Sample provided by friend. Stats: Blend of John Dore 1 and Vendome pot stills aged 13 years in ex-Bourbon barrels in the tropics, bottled at 56.3% ABV. Nose: Butterscotch, clove, black pepper, tire shop, rubber raft, soy sauce, seaweed Mouth: Cinnamon, band-aid, cough syrup, brown sugar, prune, wet soil, menthol, spearmint. Has a veryContinue reading “Chairman’s Reserve (St Lucia Distillers) Master’s Selection – Lei Low Pick”