Tag: jamaican rum

Mezan’s Jamaica Long Pond 2000 – Cask Strength

Jamaica Long Pond 2000 is Mezan’s new cuvée, produced by the Long Pond distillery (aged for 3 years on site, and then for 15 years on the continent). Each one of these 4 single casks complies with Mezan’s new charter entitled “Untouched”: unsweetened, uncoloured, and unchill filtered.…

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Appleton comes in a gift box featuring spirits glasses!

Appleton is not the most extrovert Jamaican, nor one to speak louder than everybody else and boast about spectacular gr/hlap’s. Appleton focuses on tastiness, finesse… No wonder this rum comes attractively presented in a gift box featuring 2 tasting glasses whose size meets rum tasting requirements. Appleton…

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Habitation Velier: Jamaica and Barbados running a tight ship!

Since he treated us to a high ester Habitation Velier HLCF, Luca Gargano has kept releasing  lighter versions with less esters and less alcohol ! HLCF alcohol: 68.5%, esters: 550 g/hlpa; LROK alcohol: 67%, esters: 375 g/hlpa; LFCH alcohol: 60,5%, esters: 200 g/hlpa. Can’t complain, taste is…

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Luca Gargano and Jamaica, a true romance

If there is a key figure in the rum world, that person is Luca “Ruruki” Gargano! The introduction into the French and European markets of new Yardies bottled by the Genoa-based company has given us an opportunity to find out more about the love affair Ruruki has had…

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Hampden’s ménage à trois with La Maison & Velier!

Hampden has appointed LM&V, a joint venture of Italian company Velier and French company La Maison du Whisky, as its official distributor! The distillery had been ageing its rums since 2010, with a view to releasing an official bottling, and now the time has come to release…

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In Gargano Veritas

This is a dream combination, Foursquare meets Hampden, Barbados meets Jamaica… Coffey column in the first case, double retort pot still in the second. In fact, this is a blended rum -as are most rums produced by Foursquare / Doorly’s -, but, this time round, instead of…

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Worthy Park’s awakening. Are you worthy of Worthy Park?

The Worthy Park distillery is the only genuine “single estate” rum producer in Jamaica. Single estate means that “WP” is the only estate to independently produce 100% of its rum, from planting its own sugarcane to bottling, as well as fermentation and distillation—failing which it can’t be…

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Ron de Jeremy : new Limited Edition, XXXO

A new reference and the latest entry in the award-winning super-premium Ron de Jeremy Rum portfolio : Ron de Jeremy XXXO The 2017 Limited Edition Ron de Jeremy XXXO is a single batch one-time only rum which takes the smooth Ron de Jeremy ride to new heights.…

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