Hamilton Single Cask Strength Collection – Guyana 13 Year Port Mourant – 57.3%

Hamilton Single Cask Strength Collection – Guyana 13 Year Port Mourant – 57.3% Stats: I was recently given the opportunity to select a barrel of rum from Hamilton’s new Single Cask Strength Collection for the Texas market. Ed sent me 29 cask samples of aged rum from Barbados, Jamaica and Guyana. My favorite expression ofContinue reading “Hamilton Single Cask Strength Collection – Guyana 13 Year Port Mourant – 57.3%”

Foursquare 2021 High Ester White Rum – 62%

Foursquare 2021 High Ester White Rum – 62% Stats: This rum is a blend of unaged, pure pot distillates made from 100% local cane by Foursquare in Barbados. One of the distillates is the product of a several week long natural fermentation of fresh cane juice, while the other is a 72 hour ferment ofContinue reading “Foursquare 2021 High Ester White Rum – 62%”

Foursquare Master Series, Edition No. 1 – Total Wine Concierge – 62%

Foursquare Master Series, Edition No. 1 – Total Wine Concierge – 62% Stats: Limited Edition release sold exclusively through Total Wine stores of a pot and column blend of 12 year old rums aged in ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks. Bottled at 62% ABV with no additives. Conditions: Drank neat in a Glencairn over the courseContinue reading “Foursquare Master Series, Edition No. 1 – Total Wine Concierge – 62%”

Bristol Classic 1986 “Rockley Still” Barbados Rum 26 Year Sherry Finish – 46%

Bristol Classic 1986 “Rockley Still” Barbados Rum 26 Year Sherry Finish – 46% Stats: From what I’ve gathered on the internets… This was a 2012 release from Bristol Classic Rum of a 1986 Rockley-style distillate that was made at the West Indies Rum Distillery in Barbados. While the original Rockley pot still resided at WIRD duringContinue reading Bristol Classic 1986 “Rockley Still” Barbados Rum 26 Year Sherry Finish – 46%

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%”

Habitation Velier White Guyana Pure Single Rum (Port Mourant) 2015 – 59%

Blind Review: Habitation Velier White Guyana Pure Single Rum (Port Mourant) 2015 – 59% Source: I recently did a trade with a fellow r/rum member who sent along a 1 oz mystery sample in his care package with nothing but a “?” on the bottle. Here are my notes. Nose: Astringency, must, furniture polish, salted popcorn, pencil shavings, seaContinue reading “Habitation Velier White Guyana Pure Single Rum (Port Mourant) 2015 – 59%”

Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados (Foursquare) 2006 – 58.5%

Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados (Foursquare) 2006 – 58.5% Stats: Independent bottling of a 14 year old blend of pot and column distillate from Foursquare. It was tropically aged in Barbados in ex-bourbon casks for 3 years before spending 11 more years in the UK. It is bottled at 58.5% ABV with no additives. Source: SampleContinue reading “Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados (Foursquare) 2006 – 58.5%”

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”

Foursquare Sassafras – Single Blended Rum – 61%

Foursquare Sassafras – Single Blended Rum – 61% Stats: This is a single blended rum, meaning it came from one distillery (Foursquare) and is a blend of pot and column distillate. It was aged a total of 14 years (3 in ex-bourbon barrels followed by 11 in ex-cognac casks) and bottled at “Barrel Proof” (61%)Continue reading “Foursquare Sassafras – Single Blended Rum – 61%”