Karukera Rhum Vieux Agricole

Karukera Rhum Vieux Agricole 42% Alc/Vol 83/100 Another Rhum Review and we’re staying in the French Caribbean, From what I can gather Karukera isn’t a distillery but a brand that is made at “Distillerie Espérance” home of Longueteau Rhum. Karukera is the original name given to Guadeloupe by the Arawak settlers, it translates roughly to […]

Kings County Distillery visit

After a bit of a bumpy year I welcomed the chance to take a few days off to head to NYC for “art week” a quick 3 day visit was planned with the bulk of the trip taken by the Armoury show , museum and gallery visits. I wanted to squeeze in at least one distillery/brewery visit whilst […]

Bowmore Small Batch

Bowmore Small Batch 40% ABV 80/100   Ok so mall batch…a now overused colloquialism used to evoke, handcrafted, artisanal, craft and care. We saw a healthy use of it in the bourbon industry, but seen more often by the Scottish now. In this case it’s appropriate I suppose since this entry level Bowmore is a vatting […]

Glenfiddich Malt Master’s Edition

  Glenfiddich Malt Master’s Edition 43% ABV 83/100 Yes more dreaded NASty whisky, I didn’t purchase this bottle with my hard earned rubles so don’t shoot the messenger. I am not into he habit of supporting non-age statement trends in whisky but I do so on occasion at my discretion. I won’t repeat all the marketing propaganda, […]

Rhum Bologne Blanc 50

Rhum Bologne Blanc ABV 50% Alc/Vol 82/100   I decided for my first rum  rhum (this one is French) review for the site to begin with one of my favorite iterations of the spirit and feature an agricole producer from my home turf (Guadeloupe represent). Agricole rhum distinguishes itself because it is distilled from sugar cane juice […]