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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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A richly flavoursome rum from the Philippines, inspired by the story of Papa Isio, who played a big part in the late-19th century Philippine revolution. The rum itself is made using sugar cane grown...  More info
$48.60
A Dominican rum, distilled in continuous stills and matured for an average of a decade using the solera system, the brand was started in Cuba in 1872, though eventually it emigrated, following the...  More info
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Produced in Georgetown, St Vincent, Sparrow's is a tasty dark rum made from West Indian sugar cane and aged in oak barrels. Great value for money...  More info
$37.15
Angostura 5 Year Old
(70cl, 40%)
A mix of both light and full bodied rums produced in Angostura's five column still set up. It is aged for between 5 and 8 years in American Oak Bourbon barrels. The results are fruity, caramel rich...  More info
$34.69
Released in the UK in 2014, the Mount Gay Black Barrel rum is made from single column and double pot distilled rum, though using a higher proportion of double pot distillates than their other...  More info
$48.00
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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$128.06
Banks 7 Island Rum
(70cl, 43%)
This is a follow-up to the successful Banks 5 Island Rum which is a blend of rums from five Caribbean islands, the Banks 7 Islands is unsurprisingly a blend of rums from seven Caribbean islands. Banks...  More info
$67.97
Rum Sixty Six Family Reserve was originally just that, a rum reserved for the family! Luckily for us the Seale family, five generations of whom have produced rum at the Foursquare distillery, chose to...  More info
$54.09
A seven year old 'Solera' rum from Dominican producer Matusalem. Great in cocktails, but more than good enough to be sipped.  More info
$34.69
Produced in Trinidad and Tobago, this is a youthful blend of young dark rums aged in bourbon casks and bottled by the Plantation company. A light, elegant spirit.  More info
$33.78
Distilled in the Demerara region of Guyana, this is a 2005 vintage pot-still, bourbon barrel-matured rum from Plantation Rum. A deep, earthy expression, featuring notes of cigar box and vanilla on the...  More info
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$64.81
Appleton Estate Gold is a special blend of rums distilled in pot and column stills. These are matured separately before being hand-blended. This is aged in refill Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey...  More info
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$26.64
A dark rum, aged for up to 7 years in old casks. The Captain Morgan blend contains rums from Jamaican, Guyanan and Bajan rums.  More info
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$25.90
A Gold award winner at the 2003 International Rum Festival Awards. Gosling's Gold is a blend of pot still and continuous still spirits from Bermuda, aged for around five years.  More info
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$30.47
Flamboyant Vieux Rum
(70cl, 40%)
Produced in Mauritius, Flamboyant Vieux Rum is a blended expression that has been aged in oak casks for 7 years in ex-bourbon barrels before being bottled. The rum gets its name from the tree on the...  More info
$49.06
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
$119.03
Atlantico Rum Reserva
(70cl, 40%)
A Reserva Rum from top producer - Atlantico.  More info
$61.42
Mount Gilboa
(70cl, 40%)
This is triple distilled in pot stills at the same distillery in Barbados that makes Mount Gay. A wonderfully refined, characterful rum.  More info
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$63.85
Lamb's Navy Rum
(70cl, 40%)
Lamb's rum is a very good value for money Navy rum made with rums from Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.  More info
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$26.45
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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$44.95
Elements 8 Cacao Rum
(70cl, 40%)
A premium St. Lucian rum infused with criollo cacao beans, which would work well in a variety of cocktails.  More info
$46.31
FAIR. 5 Year Old Rum
(70cl, 40%)
5 year old rum made exclusively using Fair Trade certified sugar cane from Belize and matured in Kentucky bourbon barrels before being shipped out to France to be bottled. Made by FAIR., whom created...  More info
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$49.18
Virgin Gorda Rum
(70cl, 40%)
When you hear a name like The Poshmakers, you can't help but be worried there's a top hat or an ironic joke about the upper class on the way. Luckily for everyone involved, they're actually a fabulous...  More info
$62.93
Diplomático Añejo
(70cl, 40%)
A supple, medium bodied rum from Diplomático, this Añejo is a blend of both continuous and pot still rums and is aged for around 4 years.  More info
$34.88
13 year old single cask rum produced by the Long Pond distillery and bottled by Duncan Taylor. The rums from Long Pond are usually used in blending rather than released by themselves, so this is...  More info
$95.57
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