A rare rum blend made in Panama, Ron Abuelo Centuria is aged in Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrels in the solera method. Some of the rums are as old as 30 years, and the flavour is astonishingly rich and punchy.
Blended with an average age of 12 years and matured in American oak casks provides a bright amber colour, an inviting bouquet of ripe fruit, sweet raisins, and toasted oak. Full and complex on the palate with concentrated flavours of creamy caramel, vanilla, spice and chocolate with a harmonious long finish.
The House of Angostura has announced the launch of a new, super-premium, 15 year-old aged rum: Angostura 1787 An exquisite sipping rum, Angostura 1787 is beautifully balanced, with a medium-bodied palate, and a sweet bouquet of banana, dried fruit and oak with top notes of apples. Its taste carries a hint of dried prunes and sweet rounded oak notes entwined with toffee nuances, with a long, crisp finish.
This Gran Reserva was twice distilled and aged in American oak before a finish in Spanish oak sherry casks. A delicious dark rum from the Dominican Republic.
The flavours inspired by one of the oldest mixed rum drinks in the world Bombo, originates from an 18th century Pirate recipe when Rum was mixed with sugar and spices. It was also known as Bumboo or Bumbo! A blend of golden rum with caramel, spices and fruit.
The small-batch rum, called Bumbu XO, has been finished in white oak Sherry barrels from Andalusia, Spain. Bumbu XO is distilled and aged at a 120-year-old Panamanian distillery, and uses local sugarcane and pure spring water. The 40% abv expression has aromas of toffee, toasted oak and vanilla, while the palate has hints of orange zest, peppery spice and coffee. The new offering is packaged in a paperless glass bottle, with a matte black finish, silver and white details and a tarnished silver ‘X’.
From one of the oldest independent bottlers in Scotland,W.M. Cadenhead also bottle delicious rums, too. This is their Classic Rum, made with spirits from the Caribbean. Plenty of rich fruit and tobacco notes, with touches of almond and chewy toffee. Delicious!
Chaga Rum is a premium spirit made using 5 year old Demerara rum from Guyana which is finely infused in Clarke’s Beach with chaga harvested from central Newfoundland and honey from Grand Falls Windsor. The flavours capture the deep earthy notes of the chaga which bring out rich hints of truffle, chocolate and coffee balanced by the classic deep notes of the rum, held together by a touch of honey – perfect for savouring and warming up with!
The Chaga Rum was selected as Best Canadian Spiced Rum at the 2019 World Rum Awards in London. It also won a silver medal and the San Francisco World Spirit Awards in 2019
Clément Cuvée Homère is the top of the Cellar Master’s Selection Series and features the highest rated vintage rums of the last fifteen years aged in French Limousin Barriques and re-charred Bourbon Barrels. Each vintage brings its own unique flavor profile, which makes Cuvée Homère one of our more complex rums with tremendous flavor and a long lasting finish.
Aromas of warm biscuits and almond butter continue to evolve into baking spice. Nice viscous clarified butter mouth feel delivers flavors of pemmican fruits, hazlenuts, chocolate and a peppery oak complexity around the edges. The finish is highly nuanced and textured, wood notes with fruit, tarragon, licorice root, floral notes, then and a dry sweet brine for several minutes.
The top-end aged variant from Deadhead, putting their six-year-old rum in a bottle that resembles a shrunken head, or tsantsa, taken as a trophy from fallen foes by Amazonian tribes.
A 45-year-old Dictador Rum from a 1972 single vintage cask finished in fine port casks and then shipped to Glenfarclas in Scotland, where it further spent 7 months in a Glenfarclas 2002 third-fill Jerez Sherry cask. Bottled at 45% ABV.
Aged in a Solera system for between 14 and 24 years, this delicious Colombian rum was made by the Dictador company. It is brought down to bottling strength with demineralised water slowly – drop by drop – over a period of 28 days.