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Plantation Rum : On your marks, get set, go!

Thinking of the way Plantation communicates with their audience, everything is carefully thought out… The brand has a specific aura, their packaging is well-designed, their backstory nicely crafted: as a result, you always feel like opening their new bottles, which they release at a (not too) sustained…


Admiral Rodney triples its fleet

Cabin boy, get ready, there isn’t one but three Admiral Rodney’s mooring at quay. FYI, George Rodney, a.k.a. Georgie, won the battle of the Saintes in 1782. Due to my poor nautical vocabulary, I’ll stop using this “anchor tatooed on the arm” style in the rest of…


Chairman’s Reserve 1931 is back, stronger, more unique!

For your reference, Chairman’s Reserve 1931 is a limited edition by Saint Lucia Distillers, a group distilling on the small island of Saint Lucia, south of Martinique. Six editions  have succeeded each other year after year, but from now on Chairman’s Reserve will be a continuous blend,…


Trois Rivières: when Martinique takes a dip in Connemara Lake

Trois Rivières goes swimming with… diving bottles! Trois Rivières goes swimming with… diving bottles! First instalment of the “Trois Rivières Finish Collection” series, this rhum spent over 8 months in total in Teeling “small batch” whiskey casks –Teeling being a nice Irish whiskey company based in Dublin.…


Conde de Cuba : The sweet count

Conde de Cuba was named after an important figure of the island, Francisco Dionisio Vives y Planes, whose title was given by Ferdinand VII, king of Spain. The distillery named Sevilla (like the Spanish city… are you still with us?) then named its rum in his honor.…


Trois Rivières and Maison La Mauny score twice

Staying at the top is hard. Trois Rivières knows that and always launches new products very carefully. Before even announcing their latest new rhum, let’s remember that “L23”, the letter and first number in its name rings a bell in many rum lovers’ minds. Last year, Trois…


Chamarel goes solo

Distillery Chamarel launched four limited-edition offerings: one new single cask and three original finishes. The latter are made of a 100% fresh sugarcane rum aged 6 years in French oak casks. The rum is then split between three different types of casks, each with its own characteristics,…

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