Category: rum

Are High Ester Rums for Drinking? Richard Seale Weighs In

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to try out a good selection of extremely high ester rums. From unaged Hampden Estate…

Plantation Xaymaca front label

Plantation’s New Xaymaca Special Dry – Deeply Deconstructed

When Maison Ferrand (parent company of Plantation Rum) purchased the Barbados-based West Indies Rum Distillery in 2017, it came with…

Long Pond rums at Maison Ferrand

The Case of the Missing Marque – The Barrel Did It

During my recent visit to Maison Ferrand (home of Cognac Ferrand and Plantation Rum) I posted a picture on Facebook…

Beyond Jamaican Funk – Next Level Hogo

With the current era of rum gathering steam toward a golden age, an exciting by-product is the ready availability of…