Chairman’s Spice Lab

St Lucian rum Chairman’s Reserve has launched the Chairman’s Spice Lab, a programme designed to showcase the abilities and understanding of the spice rum category by bartenders around the world. Open in ten countries – the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Greece, China, the United States and Saint Lucia – the Chairman’s …

The Duppy Share Home Rum kit

Premium rum brand The Duppy Share has launched Home Rum, a self-isolation kit for rum lovers, with all profits going to Hospitality Action. While the country is being confined to their homes, The Duppy Share is “spreading the rum love” and calling the UK to enjoy Netflix and chilled cocktails. The Home Rum kit features …

Captain Morgan Tiki

Diageo-owned rum brand Captain Morgan is rolling out a tropical rum-based spirit drink for summer. Available in 70cl format, Captain Morgan Tiki is inspired by the adventures of the Captain through the South Pacific Islands. It is bottled at 25% ABV and “packed with pineapple and mango flavours”. The launch of the new variant is …

The Duppy Share Spiced Rum

Premium spiced rum brand The Duppy Share has extended its range with the launch of a pineapple and kola nut-flavoured expression. Developed in collaboration with Robin Honhold, former head of operations at Mr Lyan Ltd and co-founder of drinks innovation team A/O, the new variant has been specifically designed with the on-trade in mind. Described …

Dead Man's Fingers Pineapple Rum

Halewood Wines and Spirits-owned spiced rum brand Dead Man’s Fingers has extended its range with the launch of a new pineapple-flavoured variant. Available from February, the new flavour is “bold yet smooth”, with a hint of sweetness from roasted and candied pineapple, soft brown sugar and nutmeg. The rum also features aniseed and lime, and …

Hampden Estate Great House Edition

Jamaican rum distillery Hampden Estate has released its Great House Distillery Edition in the UK for the first time. Created by master distiller Vivian Wisdom, the limited edition blends two of the distillery’s “most distinctive” marks, which are distilled and matured on the estate. The blend is said to result in an authentic, intense and …

Damoiseau fruit rums

Guadeloupe-based rum agricole distillery Damoiseau has launched two tropical fruit-flavoured rums in the UK. Promising to “bring Caribbean sunshine with every sip”, both Damoiseau Arranges Mango and Passion Fruit Rhum and Damoiseau Arranges Pineapple Vanilla Rhum feature freshly cut tropical fruit which “balances the grassiness of the agricole rum”. The “rounded” and “mellow” rums offer …

Salcombe Distilling Co Wolf Rock Rum

Salcombe Distilling Co has released Wolf Rock, its first ever limited edition cask aged rum. Wolf Rock (42.4% ABV) is named after an iconic nautical landmark at the entrance to Salcombe’s estuary and marks the beginning and end of the nineteenth-century voyages of the Salcombe Fruiters. Famous for carrying fresh fruits and spices around the …

Discarded Rum

William Grant & Sons has added a Caribbean rum infused with banana peel to its sustainable Discarded Spirit Co portfolio. The launch of Discarded Banana Peel Rum follows the success of Discarded Sweet Cascara Vermouth, a vermouth infused with cascara, the discarded fruit of the coffee berry, which made its debut to the UK market …

Salford Rum Dark Spiced

Salford-based rum brand The Salford Rum Company is adding a new Dark Spiced expression to its range. Blended and bottled at independent wine and spirits producer Kingsland Drinks in the heart of Salford in Greater Manchester, the new 40% ABV variant joins The Salford Rum Company’s original Spiced Rum. Dark Spiced combines specially selected Caribbean …