Rum

Review #1154 – Helios Rum

Review #1154 | Rum Review #70 – Helios Rum The Schtick: “It is a dry column using 100% sugar cane in Okinawa. Characterized by taste and rich flavor of the sugar cane. HELIOS distillery using sugar cane in Okinawa in 1961 From the rum-making began. This is Matsuda Tadashi, the founder’s “wine in the land sourced …

Review #1123 – Plantation Xaymaca Rum

​Review #1123 | Rum Review #66 – Plantation Xaymaca Pot Still Rum The Schtick: This is a combination of rums distilled at Clarendon and Long Pond that is aged first in bourbon casks, then it is shipped to France to be finished in Ferrand casks.  Distiller: Blend (Clarendon, Long Pond) Bottler: Plantation ABV: 43% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Rich sweet melon, …

Review #1115 – The Real McCoy 3yr Rum

​Review #1115 | Rum Review #65 – The Real McCoy 3yr Rum The Schtick: This is a silver rum that is aged for 3 years in American Oak Barrels and then color filtered. It is distilled at Foursquare in Barbados and billed as a Prohibition Tradition style rum…whatever that means.  Distiller: Foursquare (Barbados) Bottler: Foursquare (Barbados) ABV: 40% ABV …

Review #1095 – Havana Club 7yr Cuban Rum

​Review #1095 | Rum Review #62 – Havana Club 7yr Cuban Rum The Schtick: This is a rum distilled and bottled in Cuba. Currently embargoed by the United States, Cuban rum is only available from international retailers.  Distiller: Havana Club (Cuba) Bottler: Havana Club (Cuba) ABV: 40% ABV Age: 7 Years Nose: Sweet almond, toffee, caramel and root beer barrel candies. …

Review #1091 – Moneymusk 9yr The Ultimatum 2007 Jamaican Rum

​Review #1091 | Rum Review #61 – Moneymusk 9yr The Ultimatum 2007 Jamaican Rum The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of rum distilled at Moneymusk in 2007 that is bottled under The Ultimatum label after aging for 9 years.  Distiller: Moneymusk Bottler: The Ultimatum ABV: 46% ABV Age: 9 Years Nose: Sweet mango, pineapple, vanilla. Rich Dole fruit syrup, light …