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O.V.D. Demerara Rum

(70cl, 40%)

O.V.D. Demerara Rum

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O.V.D. Demerara Bottling Note

A dark Demerara rum from Guyana. This was aged in oak casks and has a sweet, creamy flavour.

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O.V.D. Demerara Rum Reviews

A good value dark rum

A really good dark rum for the price point. Slightly bettered in smoothness by Myers but this has a bit more flavour and bite.

9th July 2019

Five star

I love ovd rum and have been drinking it for years with no ill effects ! Mixed with coke, lemonade, ginger beer all go well as mixer , love its mellow flavour and hope to drink it for many years to come .

8th March 2019

Well worth a try

Smooth tasting, my favourite dark rum.

8th September 2018

A full litre is allways a nice find.

OVD is comparable to French Carribean Molasses rum for flavour and smoothness. Goes down a treat with fiery ginger beer, and makes a tasty dark mojito.

8th December 2017

Lyn Hughes

The very best rum you can buy but why is it so hard to find.

30th November 2016

mr james dobson

ovd is the only rum i drink ienjoy the taste better then any other rum can be hard to find in england

29th November 2016

only one rum

Lion's brewery late of Blackburn Lancashire use to supply their pub's with a rum that was really smooth and O.V.D. is the closest I have come to it. What a pity this great drink is hard to purchase I found it on Amazon but expensive. Will have to keep looking any ideas out there.

18th November 2016



18th November 2016

The Best rum ever!

Delicious sweet yummy!

28th October 2016

Love love love old rum

But can't bye it any where ????

21st April 2016

Harvey Brewer

I used to drink this back in the 1950/60's when serving on Shell Tankers in the British Merchant Navy it was called 'Four Bells Rum' then and issued as a tot at midday each Sunday to all hands.
It was then and still is the best dark rum to be found anywhere in the world.
I still enjoy a tot with my afternoon coffee and hope to do so for many years to come.

19th January 2016

Can't get in shop anywhere in bolton

Very nice

9th December 2015

Rona Paton

The best Rum ever i have been drinking Ovd for 35 years at the stage all my doctors and co know ,im moderation they say i have 2 or 3 every night, what i would like to know is why has ASDA stopped selling it as i usually buy it when shopping

5th November 2015

Cannot get OVD in Australia

i served in the Royal Navy and the RN tot was Demerara rum, the closest I have had to the real navy rum was Wood100 but I understand OVD is very close also, is this true and if so is there any company importing this rum please?

28th July 2015

lucky to own

lucky to own one of the last produced 100 proof bottles of OVD it only comes out on rare occasions, 40% is as the say up here in Dundee Tickety Boo for the rest of the year .A Wonderful Rum!

14th January 2015


Simply the best. Wish I could get it in Australia.

3rd January 2015

Russel Stephen

Served with the Black watch in Guyana in the 50s, and introduced to OVD. Best and only rum I have drunk since. I was gifted two bottles of OVD Spiced, for my 75 birthday a few yeqrs ago and have been trying to purchase same, but believe that it is no longer available. OVD Rum cannot be beaten for taste but OVD Spiced is like a liquer and best drunk on its own, with ice. Any one know of a distiller who is slill selling OVD Spice.

30th December 2014

lovely drop

£21 a litre in asds Trafford Park,lovely drink,my fave rum,first time of tasting,it's like drinking Christmas pudding,lol.

29th December 2014

nothing like it..unique!!

Have been drinking it for 45 years with coke and ice and although I drink very little now when I have one it's like greeting an old friend. Nothing tastes like it have tasted them but ovd has a taste all of its own. It is not easy to squire outside the Dundee area but as I live within 20 miles it is not a problem..slange!!!

16th December 2014


I followed in my fathers footsteps and tried this 40yrs ago, he drank his with a touch of peppermint, i sometimes had mine with blackcurrant. Although i'm now a malt whisky drinker, every so often i buy a bottle of OVD & spend a few days enjoying this lovely old rum. Every pub i go to when i'm back home in Fife has a bottle somewhere.

1st September 2014

OVD available at Tesco

OVD is currently available at Tesco in Cardiff. It's pretty good, if not as good a dark rum as Woods Navy.

22nd August 2014


Drunk OVD all my life. Was originally distilled in my hometown - Dundee, from imported ingredients. As things go, production moved to Guyana but the rum was still bottled in Dundee 'til the 1970s. Bottling plant moved to Glasgow but it's hard to find on the west coast of Scotland and almost impossible in England or Wales. It's a lot cheaper in Dundee - can get a litre bottle for £17.

In fact, outside of @ a 20 mile radius round Dundee, it's a hit or a miss to find in a pub.

Best rum I've tasted - and I've tasted lots...OVD...coke...easy on the ice - must be what God drinks...

4th August 2014

Victor Webb

O.V.D. Is the best tasting rum I ever tasted. My Daughter in lLaw is from Scotland. Is O.V.D. Sold anywhere in the States?

31st July 2014

Ovd rum

Thot it was only available oneast coast of scotland and getting more expensive to the ones that really enjoy it

19th July 2014


Been our drink of choice for over 20yrs, our dads before us. Now totally priced out..! Really sad vodka, gin eetc anyone will buy

19th July 2014


See what I did there?!!? A mighty fine dark rum at a great price. Fantastic with a touch of coke or a treat to sip on its own.

28th January 2014


My favourite Rum is Pussers 54% but now I'm torn to the depth and sweetness of OVD. Guess ill get a bottle of both at Christmas from now on

4th January 2014

Mack in San Diego

to rough of an ending to be rating high, Ron Zacapa high end taste better

29th June 2013

David T. Foster

These details belong to the above review.Sorry I had a senior moment.

23rd January 2013

O.V.D. Rum

Having sampled rums from all ove the world in the last 50 years I can honestly say this is truly a Prince among rums.
Probably the best I have ever had the pleasure of drinking

23rd January 2013 says--

!!if i could afford it on the pension i would buy it every day cheers !!

6th April 2012

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