Category: Rum Deep Dives

Talking Marques, Muck, and Dunder with Hampden Estate

One of my activities as the WIRSPA community envoy is preparing and hosting our Rum Talk series, wherein we go behind the scenes at many…

Demerara Distillers Heritage Stills: A Deep Q&A with Shaun Caleb

Demerara Distillers’ three “heritage stills” are a perennial favorite topic for Demerara rum fans. Each still (Port Mourant, Versailles, and Enmore) is famous for being…

Ooh LAA LAA – What’s It Mean?

A member of my High Ester Rum Geeks Facebook group recently asked what LAA means in the context of distilled spirits. For instance, if purchasing…

Four Questions For Your Rum Categorization: A Spirits Educator Weighs In

One of the joys of my jumping headlong into the world of distilled spirits is meeting highly educated and passionate people who change your perspective…