Archive for 'Rum Reviews'
Posted on 12. Nov, 2009 by Luke.
It’s always a tough decision when deciding between beer and rum on a hot day. Last week while visiting my local bottle shop (thats Aussie for liquor store) to escape the heat, I didn’t know what I felt like! Staring through the frosty fridge door into the city-scape like pile of beer cartons in the cool room I really [...]
Posted on 06. May, 2009 by Luke.
Today I decided to go local (well local for me anyway!) so I decided to review the 100% Australian Owned Inner Circle Rum, traditional pot still, born and bred in Australia but made from Australian and Fijian ingredients… go figure. It’s a rich, strong flavoured rum and although I wasn’t sure if I liked it [...]
Posted on 31. Jul, 2008 by Luke.
Its time to discuss Mount Gay Extra Old (or Mount Gay Black as it’s known by the locals in Barbados) and although most Rums are enjoyed with a sunset, I enjoyed my Mount Gay Extra Old with fog, gusting winds and torrential rain! There was no way being as cold as a naked chicken lost [...]
Posted on 06. May, 2008 by Luke.
The Appleton Estate V/X holds some special sentimental value to me. The smooth blended taste of the Jamaican rum always reminds me of the first bottle I tried. You see I didn’t buy this bottle, it was given to me as a present for my birthday by a special lady who has since become a [...]
Posted on 01. May, 2008 by Luke.
Matusalem Platino Rum or Ron Matusalem is my new favourite rum! It was a long, hard battle with Mt Gay, but for the moment the Platino has come out on top! It’s hard to descibe why, Mt Gay is like my old friend I’ve known for years, where as Platino is like the fun new guy with [...]