Category Archives: Rum

Appleton Estate V/X Jamaica Rum

Appleton Estate V/X is an 80 proof rum blended and bottled in Jamaica. The nose of Appleton Estate is surprisingly fruity, with notes of pear, peach, mango, and banana. Underlying all that is the scent of sugar that is typical … Continue reading

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Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera Rum

Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera Rum is an interesting change of pace from the makers of one of the most mass produced, highly available rums in the world. This rum is made using the Solera system of aging, which is a … Continue reading

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Barbancourt 4-Year Rum

After having had such a good experience with the Barbancourt 8-year Rum, I figured I would go a step down and see how the 4-year 3-star version tastes. As expected, this rum does not live up to the same quality … Continue reading

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Lemon Hart 151 Proof Demerara Rum

Lemon Hart 151 Proof Demerara Rum has become a staple ingredient for cocktails in my house, and has some interesting qualities that are unique in my experience. Lemon Hart is made from sugar grown in the Demerara region of Guyana. … Continue reading

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Barbancourt 8-Year Rum

Also known as Barbancourt 5-star, this is a very interesting rum. It is the mid-tier offering of the Haitian distillery, higher quality than their 4 year version but falling below their 15 year bottle. The nose is very typical for … Continue reading

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