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 …

Tullamore Dew XO Caribbean Rum Cask Finish

William Grant & Sons-owned Irish whiskey brand Tullamore Dew has launched an XO expression finished in Caribbean rum casks to the UK. Tully XO has been created to take drinkers on a journey from Ireland to the Caribbean, highlighting the role the Irish emigrants of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries played in the early development …

Bacardí Aventura

Bacardí has partnered with Cuban bar group Revolución de Cuba to launch a limited edition rum. Bacardí Aventura is blend of dark rums aged for a minimum of three years in American oak Barrels and infused infused with notes of tropical fruit, cedar and vanilla. The expression will be exclusively available at Revolución de Cuba …

Silk Road White Spiced Rum

London-based spirits company Silk Road Distillers claims to have created a new category of rum with the launch of a new White Spiced expression. During the distillation process, the team created a blend of six vapour-infused botanicals with the aim to “transform the way we think of white rum”. This is said to create a …

Arumdu liqueurs

Drinks importer and distributor Paragon Brands has unveiled Arumdu, a new four-strong range of premium rum-based liqueurs. The Arumdu range embraces Caramelised Banana, Rum Bongo Punch, Butter Salted Popcorn and Spit Roasted Pineapple flavours, all of which are bottled with an ABV of 28%. To produce the liqueurs, premium aged Guyana rum from the Demerara …

Equiano Rum

Global rum ambassador Ian Burrell and Foursquare master distiller Richard Seale have brought what is believed to be the world’s first Afro-Caribbean rum to the UK on-trade. The premium dark rum is described as a “collaboration of east and west” – “a blend of two cultures, two distilleries and two islands”. Equiano starts its journey …