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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.

Dark Rum

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Single cask pot-distilled rum, all the way from Fiji. It doesn't get much more exotic than that! Produced by the South Pacific Distillery in 2003, it matured in cask 18 for 10 years until it was...  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
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A special edition rum from St Lucia Distillers, named after the year that the Dennery Distillery was founded in St. Lucia. In 1972, the Dennery Distillery merged with another to form St. Lucia...  More info
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The third edition of fantastic St Lucian rum, released yearly to celebrate many years of rum distillation on the island. This release is named 1931 after the year the Dennery Distillery was founded...  More info
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Single cask rum! You don't see that every day! This comes from the St. Lucia distillery, who also produce the Chairman's Reserve brand of rum. The cask used for this release was cask number 5, which...  More info
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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 that were acquired by Larry when he...  More info
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St Nicholas Abbey in Barbados won Best Distillery at Rumfest 2012, whilst this rare single cask 15 year old offering won a Gold at the Rum Masters.  More info
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An XO rum from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is distilled from molasses in a modern two column still, and it is diluted to 87.5% before it is aged in first fill Kentucky bourbon barrels for...  More info
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$42.45
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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$43.80
The 12 year old Real McCoy rum, matured in heavily charred bourbon barrels. Rich and oak-y, with bundles of Christmas cake, Demerara sugar and pipe tobacco notes. The 'Real McCoy' name is based on the...  More info
$65.07
5 year old rum from the Real McCoy range (which is named after what people supposedly used to call the spirits sold by Bill McCoy, legendary Prohibition-era smuggler). The rum spends its maturation in...  More info
$44.55
Tiburón Rum
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Tiburón Rum comes to us from Belize, and is made with a blend of aged rums which are treated to a second maturation in Kentucky oak bourbon barrels. Rich and sweet with plenty of vanilla caramel and...  More info
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$54.32
A high strength Mauritian rum, which is aged in oak for up to 7 years before being bottled at an eye-watering 75.5% ABV. Intense with dried fruits and plenty of spice. As with all high-strength...  More info
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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
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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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Vat 19 Golden Rum
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A beautiful, easy-drinking 3 year old golden rum produced in Trinidad by Trinidad Distillers. Smooth and quaffable, Vat 19 is a great cocktail spirit...  More info
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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
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An independent bottling of 11 year old Nicaraguan rum from the Volcano distillery, which was distilled in 2002 and left to mature in oak casks until 2014. It was then bottled at cask strength by W.M...  More info
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A blend of Demerara rums from Guyana. The rums are matured in Guyana before blending.  More info
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$27.83
Watson's Trawler Rum
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Navy style dark rum made using spirit from Barbados and Guyana, aged in their countries of origin.  More info
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A blended rum with spirit from Guyana and Barbados and a seal of approval winner at the 1997 International Spirits Challenge.  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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$120.94
A 7 year old rum from the Westerhall Estate on the island of Grenada. Supremely flavourful, packing bountiful amounts of spice and brown sugar sweetness, this is excellent for mixed drinks and...  More info
$51.05
Jack Iron is a light-coloured, overproof rum from the Westerhall Estate in St David's, Grenada. It is made to a secret recipe and is intended as a mixing rum.  More info
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$54.78
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
$41.39
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