Golden rums have been aged in oak casks, adding colour and character. Lighter examples are therefore perfect for good quality cocktails, while darker expressions should really be enjoyed neat or with a single ice cube. Read More »
Released in autumn 2011, Bacardi Oakheart is a spiced rum-based spirit and is so-called because some of the rums are matured in ex-bourbon oak casks. Notes of brown sugar, honey and burnt vanilla custard with a short, lightly cinnamony finish.
This marvellous aged Paraguayan rum has got a very shiny halo - not only is it organic, but it's also Fairtrade! Its carbon footprint's probably not great, but that kind of goes with the territory for rum.
Chairman's Reserve is a blend of double distilled pot still and continuous still rums from the beautiful island of St. Lucia. A worthy winner of a Gold Medal and ‘Best in Class’ award at the International Wine and Spirit Competition 2008.
A spiced rum from the creators of Blavod, named for the red leg hermit crab that's native to the coral reefs of the Caribbean. It's infused with ginger and vanilla before being rested in oak casks to round out and marry the spicy flavours.
Bundaberg can only be called Cane Spirit in the UK as it is less than 40%. It is a famous spirit with a cult following from Northern Queensland in Australia. 'Bundy', as it is affectionately known, is an institution in Oz and continues to win new fans abroad.
A small pistol-shaped bottle of Mocambo's rather fine Mexican rum. Designed to be reminiscent of the buccaneer pistols used during the Mexican War of Independence, the outcome of which was confirmed in the Treaty of Cordoba, where this rum is produced.
The spiced rum scene has ignited following the demise of the old Sailor Jerry recipe. This addition to the fray is from the well-respected St. Lucian brand Chairmans Reserve, and has been described by one of the TWE crew as 'sex in a glass'.