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 #1094 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, 5 Star Liquor OWS 2018 Selection (Pt. II) (MGP)

​Review #1094 | Bourbon Review #556 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, 5 Star Liquor OWS 2018 Selection (MGP) The Schtick: WhistlePig is a hybrid spirits operation in Vermont that has previously staked its claim on importing rye whiskey from Alberta to age and bottle in Vermont. In the past, I’ve bumped into …

Review #1093 – Lost Spirit’s Carousel Brandy

​Review #1093 | Brandy Review #36 – Lost Spirits Carousel Brandy The Schtick: This is another interesting product from the hellish catacombs known as Lost Spirits in California. That said, information beyond that is super scarce, so I’m more or less flying blind here. Let’s dive in. Distiller: Lost Spirits Bottler: Lost Spirits ABV: 45% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Acrid plastic. …

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 …

Review #1089 – Stolen Smoked Rum

​Review #1089 | Rum Review #60 – Stolen Smoked Rum The Schtick: “This is Stolen Smoked Rum. This rum is inspired by wanderlust, one of our favorite lusts.It’s the world’s first smoked rum. It’s made in Trinidad from locally sourced sugar cane. It’s column-distilled and aged for at least two years in ex-whiskey barrels made from …