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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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Single barrel rum from a single still, released by El Dorado for their single barrel range. The ICBU edition comes from the French Savalle Still at the Uitvlugt distillery on the west bank of the...  More info
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Made from rums of between 21 and 25 years of age, matured in 45 gallon oak casks, within six degrees of the equator in Guyana. El Dorado 21 was awarded a Gold at the International Rum Festival 2003 in...  More info
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$113.44
A stunning 10 year old dark rum created at the North of Barbados at St Nicholas Abbey, owned by Larry Warren. This is made by blending pot and column still rums which were acquired by Larry when he...  More info
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A premium Columbian Solera rum from Dictador, complete with their European design and Japanese bottles. This XO release is aged in the finest oak casks and brought down to 40% abv with demineralised...  More info
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The Dictador Insolent XO Rum is produced in Columbia and aged in a selection of casks - ex-bourbon, ex-Sherry and Port casks were used to create this sweet, spicy, mocha-rich rum.  More info
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Single cask pot-distilled Jamaican rum anybody? Thought so. Another excellent release from Duncan Taylor, 221 bottles of this 13 year old rum from Hampden distillery were filled in February 2014.  More info
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Guyanese rum from the Diamond distillery using their Port Mourant wooden double pot still. The rum was distilled in 2002 and matured in a bourbon barrel until 2013 when it was bottled by the Rum...  More info
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A Duncan Taylor bottling of single cask rum from the Bellevue distillery in Guadeloupe. It was distilled in March 1998 and bottled in February 2014 with an outturn of 213 bottles of 15 year old rum...  More info
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After a fantastic sugarcane harvest in the year 2000 in Venezuela, this rum seemed destined for greatness. Indeed, this particular batch was treated rather well, being aged in the best single malt and...  More info
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$125.27
A fascinating single cask rum distilled at the Uitvlught distillery in Guyana. It was matured for 16 years and bottled by Duncan Taylor in February 2014.  More info
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A single barrel rum from the Plantation range, using spirits from Jamaica which were distilled in 1998. To give this expression an added depth of flavour, it was finished in a cask that previously...  More info
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Independently bottled single barrel rum! Yum yum yum! This was distilled in 2000 by the West India Distillers in Barbados. It matured in a single bourbon barrel until it was bottled by Svenska...  More info
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This single barrel rum is quite the globe trotter. It was distilled in Jamaica at the Hampden Distillery in 2000 and matured in a bourbon barrel. In 2013, it was bottled by Svenska Eldvatten in...  More info
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Ron Cartavio XO
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Very old rum from Peruvian distillers Ron Cartavio. You may not have heard of Peruvian rum before, but this might be just the introduction you're looking for. The Ron Cartavio XO is matured in...  More info
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Another singe barrel pot still rum bottled by the Rum Swedes, this one from Trinidad. It was distilled in 1997 by the Caroni distillery, who popped the rum in a bourbon barrel to mature. When the...  More info
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Independently bottled, single barrel, cask strength rum! Cor, what a treat! This comes from the Caroni distillery in Trinidad and was aged in a single bourbon barrel from 1999 to 2014. It was bottled...  More info
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A well-aged Antiguan rum, blended from rums aged between 10 and 25 years. This was matured in bourbon barrels.  More info
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An impressive, well aged Flor de Caña single estate rum, made with spirits which have been aged for at least 25 years. A stunning, radiant hue makes it a wonder to look at, and it tastes as good as it...  More info
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Dating from the 1970s, this collectible rum was bottled for the German market.  More info
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This is a rare Lamb's Navy Rum Decanter, produced in the 1980s. Like almost everything from Lamb's, this has plenty of maritime influence to it, not just in the style of rum, but the decanter's design...  More info
$150.80
Rhum J.M Vintage 2000
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A 2000 vintage rhum agricole from renowned Martinique distillers Rhum J.M., which was distilled in September 2000 and bottled in January 2009.  More info
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A new and very exciting addition to the Mount Gay range. 1703 celebrates the foundation of the Barbados-based Mount Gay distillery, and it was created by Allen Smith, the master distiller. It contains...  More info
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This 15 year old is created by 'repeatedly' blending the rums and aguardientes and maturing them in old oak barrels. Havana Club's Primer Maestro Ronero, Don JosÚ Navarro, describes this as "Cuban...  More info
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