Baur au Lac Llandovery Estate Old Jamaica Rum

Today we shall taste a very special bottling that likely dates back to the early or mid 20th century. It’s a piece of rum history if you will and comes from the long closed Llandovery Estate. The Bottling Llandovery was a sugar estate located on the north coast of Jamaica‘s St Ann parish. Named after…

Cadenhead’s Diamond Distillery “MPM” 2003 14YO

The label doesn’t say it explicitly but the reference to a pot still and the mark are telling enough. The Cadenhead’s Diamond Distillery “MPM” 2003 14YO is another rum from the unique Port Mourant Double Wooden Pot Still. The Bottling 2017 was not only the year that marked Velier‘s 70th anniversary but also Cadenhead’s 175th jubilee. While Velier…

1423 World Class Spirits S.B.S Rums

Today we have the very first vertical tasting in which we examine the range of one bottler. Usually I prefer horizontal tastings (products of the same distillery or even batch) since they allow us to discern the differences between otherwise very similar Rums but some people also advocate this type of tasting so why not…