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Dark Rum

Dark rum gets its colour from oak ageing. The intense tropical heat expands and contracts the barrels and the wood becomes porous, like a sponge, forcing the spirit in and out of the oak. This adds all of the flavours present in wood – sweetness, vanillin, tannins etc. Rum is often aged in bourbon and sherry barrels and this in turn brings additional flavours - a raisiny, syrupy sweetness in the case of sherry ageing, or toasty vanilla and smoke from bourbon barrel maturation.

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This expression from the Ron Espero range has been matured for 12 years using a Solera system in American oak barrels. Rich, well-aged Dominican rum, with a flavour profile packed full of thick honey...  More info
£25.95
Doorly's XO Rum
(70cl, 40%)
A six year old blend of rums from Barbados, Doorly's XO is finished in an Oloroso sherry cask, which adds a lovely character.  More info
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£26.03
This is a 5 year old Barbados rum from the Plantation range, aged in bourbon barrels before being transported to Cognac Ferrand in France for a finish in Cognac casks! Very good indeed...  More info
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£26.14
Ron Espero Reserva Especial is a blend of rums from the Dominican Republic, aged for 7 to 12 years, allowing sweet spices and subtle smoky notes to develop.  More info
£26.25
Bacardi 8 Year Old
(70cl, 40%)
Bacardi's premium rum release, the 8 year old is blended with rums aged for between 8 and 16 years.  More info
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£26.45
Alnwick Rum
(70cl, 43%)
Alnwick is a bold, spicy dark rum, perfect for making a big impression in cocktails and mixed drinks. Based on a recipe which was first created over 90 years ago in Northumberland, Alnwick rum is made...  More info
£26.45
Brugal Extra Viejo
(70cl, 38%)
An extra-aged rum from very highly respected Dominican producer Brugal.  More info
£26.48
Brugal XV
(70cl, 38%)
A well aged, well blended rum from top Dominican producers, Brugal. To create the XV, they use a selection of ex-bourbon casks and casks which have previously held Pedro Ximénez Sherry, aged between 3...  More info
£26.48
El Dorado 8 Year Old
(70cl, 40%)
A more recent part of the El Dorado range, this is aged in bourbon barrels and offers a heavier body than the 5 year old, but still not as heavy as the 12 and 15, making this a great mixing rum...  More info
£27.23
Ron Cortez Oro (Gold)
(100cl, 40%)
A versatile rum from the Ron Cortez collection, distilled in Panama by Varela Hermanos. Sweet notes of raisin and ginger throughout this one. Enjoy it with ice or with your favourite mixer.  More info
£27.31
This is a blend of casks from two distilleries in Jamaica: Monymusk and Hampden. The latter distillery has Scottish roots, and is one of the oldest sugar plantations in the country. It has always been...  More info
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£27.73
Westerhall's Plantation rum is made in St David's, Grenada. It is distilled from 100% pure sugar cane juice in small copper pot-stills before a maturation of 6 years in American oak charred bourbon...  More info
£27.83
Diplomático Reserva
(70cl, 40%)
A very good aged rum from Diplomático in Venezuela. This is mix of both potstill and column still rums. This was awarded a Gold Medal at the Rum Experience 2007 in London.  More info
£28.03
Ron Cartavio Gold
(70cl, 40%)
This is an aged Peruvian rum from distillers Ron Cartavio, name after the city they produce their rum in. The Gold expression is matured in oak barrels for two years before it is bottled, making it a...  More info
£28.20
J. Bally Rhum Ambre
(70cl, 45%)
Delicious gold rhum agricole made in Martinique, J Bally Ambre is brilliant on the rocks, or in a Mai Tai…  More info
£28.63
Centenario 9 Year Old
(70cl, 40%)
Packed with soft caramel notes, Centenario 9 Year Old is one for those with a bit of a sweet tooth. Enjoyable over ice, which calms down the sweetness just a little, to bring out a hint of spice, and...  More info
£28.69
An oft unseen member of the Havana Club family of rums, the Añejo Reserva is a rather spicy little number, with a subtle sweetness shining beneath the vivid surface.  More info
£28.84
Pirate’s Grog Rum
(70cl, 37.50%)
This ship-shape sight is Pirate's Grog Rum, made from a blend of Caribbean rums which are aged in bourbon barrels for 3 to 5 years on the island of Roatán. Sweet with vanilla and brown sugars, this...  More info
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£28.95
This was distilled in column stills in Guatemala before a three year maturation in bourbon barrels. It was then transported to Cognac Ferrand in France for a four month finish in Cognac casks...  More info
£29.03
In the whisky world, the angels take their share of whisky from the casks maturing it. In the Caribbean, it's the mischievous Duppy spirits that travel from island to island, taking their share of rum...  More info
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£29.45
This was first produced in Santiago de Cuba over 130 years ago. It is aged using the Solera process, so on average the rums contained herein are 15 years old.  More info
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£29.63
English Harbour is a rum from Antigua. This 5 year old was a Double Gold winner at the 2005 San Francisco Competition.  More info
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Bundaberg Overproof
(70cl, 57.70%)
A higher strength rum from Australia's Bundaberg. The name "Overproof" refers to an archaic means of tasting the strength of a spirit. In the days of yore, gunpowder would be saturated with the...  More info
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£29.83
An 8 year old rum from the Colombian brand, Ron Viejo De Caldas. It spends 8 years maturing in used bourbon barrels before it's bottled. While it has been bottled at 37.5% ABV, it still shows off a...  More info
£29.84
El Dorado 12 Year Old
(70cl, 40%)
A great 12 year old Demerara rum from El Dorado. This has won golds at the Caribbean Rum Taste Test in London 7 times in the first 10 years! There are nine stills at the distillery, and this is based...  More info
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£29.95
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