Rums

Our 10 favourite rums of the month

Chosen by Whisky Exchange co-founder Sukhinder Singh and head buyer Dawn Davies MW

  • Vidya 2005 / 15 Year Old / The River Mumma / New Yarmouth

    Single Traditional Pot Still Rum

    70cl / 61.5%

    5 (2 Reviews)

    Vidya 2005 / 15 Year Old / The River Mumma / New Yarmouth

    The River Mumma goddess guarded the rivers in Jamaica protecting the fish and animals living there. Rivers such as the Rio Minho which runs next to the New Yarmouth distillery. This 100% pot still rum is aged in ex-bourbon casks for seven years in Jamaica and then the rest of its time in Europe. This is a big, funky rum with notes of black banana, caramelized roasted hazelnuts, sesame seeds on the palate and sweet red candied cherries and vanilla on the finish.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Vanilla Vanilla
    • Banana Banana
    • Cherry Cherry
    • Hazelnut Hazelnut
    • Caramel Caramel

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  • Lost Years Arribada Cask Aged Rum

    Blended Modernist Rum

    70cl / 42%

    Lost Years Arribada Cask Aged Rum

    A limited-edition rum from Lost Years, Arribada is a blend of rums from Venezuela, Panama, El Salvador, Belize and the Dominican Republic. Matured in white oak casks for at least five years, Arribada offers notes of orange, ginger, black pepper, oak and caramel.

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    Character

    • Orange Orange
    • Oak Oak
    • Caramel Caramel

    £42.95

    £61.35 per litre

  • Diplomatico Batch Kettle Rum / Distillery Collection No.1

    Single Traditional Pot Rum

    70cl / 47%

    Diplomatico Batch Kettle Rum / Distillery Collection No.1

    This is an intense golden rum with bold aromas of fruit, wild flowers and vanilla, followed by flavours of delicate wood tannins, toasted caramel and ripe red fruits. No.1 in Diplomatico's limited-edition Distillery Collection, which highlights each individual element of their blended rums. This rum was made solely in the Batch Kettle Still that was brought to Diplomatico's La Miel distillery in 1959. This semi-continuous distillation system is originally from Canada, where it was employed for the production of whisky.

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    £61.95

    £88.50 per litre

  • Diablesse Golden Caribbean Rum

    70cl / 40%

    Diablesse Golden Caribbean Rum

    A blend of rums, from three of the oldest distilleries in the Caribbean, including Foursquare Distillery in Barbados, Diablesse Golden Caribbean is a sweet, spicy rum full of tropical fruit flavours.

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    £35.25

    £50.36 per litre

  • Cane Island Single Estate Dominican Republic 5 Year Old Rum

    Single Modernist Rum

    70cl / 43%

    Cane Island Single Estate Dominican Republic 5 Year Old Rum

    Made with a base of sugar-cane juice, as opposed to the more common molasses, this is a great sipping rum, with soft aromas of vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Don’t be fooled by the young age – rums aged in the Caribbean mature at an incredibly fast rate, so expect deep, rich flavours.

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    £32.95

    £47.07 per litre

  • Appleton Estate 21 Year Old Rum

    Single Traditional Blended Rum

    70cl / 43%

    5 (18 Reviews)

    Appleton Estate 21 Year Old Rum

    A truly excellent long-aged rum from Jamaica's most respected producer, Appleton 21yo has everything you could ask for in a top-end rum - real richness and depth of flavour and a fabulously smooth texture and mouthfeel. An exceptional spirit.

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    Character

    • Ginger Ginger
    • Nutmeg Nutmeg
    • Cinnamon Cinnamon
    • Raisins Raisins
    • Pineapple Pineapple
    • Banana Banana

    £150

    £214.29 per litre

  • Beach Bum Silver Rum

    Single Traditional Pot Rum

    70cl / 40%

    4 (1 Review)

    Beach Bum Silver Rum

    A tropical, fruity rum from Beach Bum that offers notes of banana leaf, fresh coconut, vanilla, freshly-cut grass and juicy pineapple.

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    Character

    • Vanilla Vanilla
    • Grass Grass
    • Pineapple Pineapple
    • Banana Banana
    • Coconut Coconut

    £29.95

    £42.79 per litre

  • Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum

    Single Traditional Column Rum

    70cl / 40%

    Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum

    HMS Princessa is made from a blend of rums aged between five and nine years in casks that previously held bourbon. With delicious notes of raisins, vanilla, honey, Caribbean spice, oak and crème brulee, this is a wonderful introduction to the Admiral Rodney range. Admiral Rodney was a brilliant naval strategist who famously broke the French line at the Battle of the Saints, something which enabled Britain to dominate the Caribbean. HMS Princessa was one of the first ships to engage with the French in this battle.

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    Character

    • Vanilla Vanilla
    • Cinnamon Cinnamon
    • Raisins Raisins
    • Tobacco Tobacco
    • Oak Oak
    • Caramel Caramel

    £49.25

    £70.36 per litre

  • Mauritius 9 Year Old / Compagnie des Indes

    Single Traditional Column Still Rum

    70cl / 42%

    Mauritius 9 Year Old / Compagnie des Indes

    A nine-year-old Mauritius rum from Compagnie des Indes, distilled in 2010 and bottled in September 2020.

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    £63.25

    £90.36 per litre

  • Rhum Rhum Liberation 2017 Edition / Capovilla

    Single Traditional Pot Rum

    70cl / 45%

    Rhum Rhum Liberation 2017 Edition / Capovilla

    Distilled on the diminutive Caribbean island of Marie-Galante, between Dominica and Guadeloupe, this is an aged version of Rhum Rhum – an award-winning sugar cane rum with artichoke, sugar cane, ripe strawberry and tropical fruit notes. The rum is distilled in alembic stills owned by Gianni Capovilla, at the Bielle distillery. Liberation 2017 has been aged in ex-Burgundy casks for seven years. 2017 marks the date of the spirit's 'liberation' from those casks.

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    £135

    £192.86 per litre