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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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Admiral Benbow Navy Rum
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Part of the Mezan range of single distillery rum, this 1999 vintage rum from Panama comes from the Distilleria Don Jose, which was founded in 1936. They also make the Ron Abuelo brand of Panamanian...  More info
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2001: A Rum Odyssey.

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A 10 year old Mexican rum from Mocambo, presented in a bottle that might look a tiny little bit like an aftershave bottle. Rather fancy indeed.  More info
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Elements 8 Gold Rum
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$46.81
Part of the Dictador 100 Months range, this is the Amber expression, which is aged for 100 months (hence the name) in ex-bourbon barrels before it is bottled. It's a yummy Colombian rum well suited to...  More info
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A handsome gift pack of Matusalem 15 Gran Reserve Dominican rum, aged in a Solera system for an average 15 years, along with a branded glass and a spherical ice mould, lovely for keeping the sweet...  More info
$49.27
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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$56.80
Deep, intense rum from Venezuelan producer Pampero. Superb sipping rum.  More info
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$31.82
A beautifully presented 12 year old Martinique rhum agricole (made from cane juice) from Rum Nation. Wicked skills.  More info
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One of a trio of single barrel rums from El Dorado, the PM edition comes from the Port Mourant distillery. Specifically, this rum comes from the wooden pot still at Port Mourant, which is the last...  More info
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15 year old Ron Zacapa, blended in a Solera system. For the 15 year old edition, they've used a mix of Pedro Ximenez and bourbon casks. Another ridiculously tasty Guatemalan rum from the talented Ron...  More info
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Westerhall Superb Light Rum, made in Grenada, in the West Indies, and it's, well, superb!  More info
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A limited edition rum produced by Banks, which includes rums from Jamaica and Guyana. The Endeavour is named after the famous J-Class yacht and is the first in a new limited edition series of...  More info
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From the beautiful Island of Mauritius, all the way out in the Indian Ocean, comes the cracking New Grove Oak Aged Rum. A spicy, sensual blend of rums aged between 1 and 15 years. Perfect on ice for a...  More info
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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
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Diplomático Añejo
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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
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Virgin Gorda Rum
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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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FAIR. 5 Year Old Rum
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Elements 8 Cacao Rum
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A premium St. Lucian rum infused with criollo cacao beans, which would work well in a variety of cocktails.  More info
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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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$45.42
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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$26.73
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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$64.51
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