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Rum Tasting Collection
24 Tubes in wooden box

This rum tasting contains:
• 24 glass tubes of 25 ml rum
• Booklet with illustrations and descriptions of the rums
• Luxury wooden gift box
*Tasting glass sold separately in the checkout

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Unique collection of 24 very special Rums in a beautiful wooden gift box. Discover your favorite Rum and learn to distinguish the differences. Enjoy while you become an expert. Order this rum Tasting Collection and a whole new world will open for you!

Set 1

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Chairman's Reserve - Original

Chairman's Reserve - Original

Saint Lucia

Chairman’s Reserve is a blend of double distilled pot still and Coffey still rums, all distilled on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. The 2 styles of rum are married together after maturation, and then filled into oak casks again for blending and final finishing. It was first blended in 1999, overseen by then chairman, Laurie Barnard, as part of a special project to create a fine quality rum to represent the iconic style of St. Lucian rum. Chairman’s Reserve has become the flagship St. Lucian rum, known for its harmonious style and well-rounded finesse.


40% Vol.

Appleton Estate - Signature Blend

Appleton Estate - Signature Blend

Jamaica

The Appleton plantation already existed in 1655, when the English conquered Jamaica on the Spaniards. Rum has also been produced since 1749. The Appleton is an English style Rum, Jamaica rum is a very hard Rum with fruits and hints of rubber. The Rum is Pot Still distilled and matured in Jack Daniel's barrels. This Signature is a blend of up to 15 Rums, after blending the Rum is matured a few months extra on new oak barrels.

40% Vol.

Havana Club, 3 Y

Havana Club, 3 Y

Cuba

Havana Club is the leading Cuban rum brand and the Havana Club 3 Y is easily its best-known expression. It is 100% made in Cuba and has a fresh character that makes it a perfect ingredient for Cuban Mojitos or Daquiris. Havana Club 3 Y ages in ex-bourbon casks giving the rum a light straw-like hue. It is the most rewarded Cuban rum with 27 medals in tasting competition in the last four years.

40% Vol.

Goslings - Black Seal

Goslings - Black Seal

Bermuda Islands

Goslings - Black Seal is a distinctive, dark rum blended in Bermuda. The rum ages for 3 to 6 yeas in re-charred American oak barrels that have previously been used to age bourbon. Goslings Black Seal is distilled in both pot stills and continuous stills and has been around since the 19th century. It’s called Black Seal after the black sealing wax that was used to seal the champagne bottles in which it was reclaimed from the British Officer’s Mess.

40% Vol.

El Dorado, 8 Y

El Dorado, 8 Y

Guyana

El Dorado Rum is produced at Diamond Distillery, the last surviving rum distillery in Guyana. All El Dorado rums are made using molasses produced by the local sugar factory from 100% Demerara sugar. Diamond Distillery can produce a slew of different rums, which benefits the El Dorado 8-years-old. It is a blend of aged rums from no fewer than four of the traditional stills, including the original wooden Coffey still from Enmore, and the double wooden pot still from Port Mourant.

40% Vol.

Abuelo, 12 Y - Gran Reserva

Abuelo, 12 Y - Gran Reserva

Panama

After the establishment of the republic of Panama, José Varela started a cane mill in Pesé in 1908. In 1935 he started making Rum. Abuelo is a recognizable Panamanian Rum in the Spanish style; soft with beautiful sweet influences. The Rum has matured for 12 years according to the Solera principle (the barrels are filled with new Rum every year). The Gran Reserva is fruity with herbs and nuts; a wonderful example of a Panama Rum.

40% Vol.

Plantation - Original Dark

Plantation - Original Dark

Caribbean Islands

Plantation Rum is an artisanal range of rums from the great terroirs of the tropics, founded by Alexandre Gabriel. Plantation Original Dark is a rum sourced from Barbados and Jamaica, distilled in both continuous stills and large copper pot stills. While the rum from Barbados has aged for 1 to 3 years, the Jamaican rum has spent 10 to 15 years in wooden casks. After a final period of aging in a wooden vat in France, Plantation Original Dark is born – a rich and intense style representative of the best Jamaica and Barbados have to offer.

40% Vol.

Brugal -  XV

Brugal - XV

Dominican Republic

The Brugal distillery in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic started producing Rum in 1888. For these XV, 2 different types of wood are used; American ex-Bourbon casks and Spanish PX sherry barrels. The result is a soft dry Rum, fruity with honey tones; a clear example of the Spanish style. Especially in the aftertaste you can taste the use of the Sherry casks. This rum is easy to recognize by a gentle spiciness.

38% Vol.

Mount Gay - Eclipse

Mount Gay - Eclipse

Barbados

In 1703, the production of Rum by the Mount Gay distillery on the island of Barbados was already a fact. This probably makes them the oldest working Rum distillery in the world. Traditionally, they still work in the English style with copper pot stills, in which they distil twice. Eclipse is named after the total solar eclipse and the appearance of the comet Halley in 1910. The roasted ex-bourbon casks also have light smoke notes.

40% Vol.

Pampero - Aniversario

Pampero - Aniversario

Venezuela

The Pampero Distillery was founded in 1938 in Caracas, Venezuela. The rum is distilled from local sugar cane molasses in Column Stills, in the tradition of Spanish style. The Pampero Aniversario was first made in 1963 in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Pampero distillery. The rum has matured in ex-Bourbon barrels. The difference in temperature between the day and the night is big in Venezuela, which gives an optimal ripening.

40% Vol.

Flor de Cana, 7 Y

Flor de Cana, 7 Y

Nicaragua

Flor de Cana (flower of sugar cane) is the most famous rum of Nicaragua. The distillery was opened in 1890 and is located at the foot of the San Cristobal volcano in the northwest. The distillery was set up by the Pellas family. The fifth generation is now in power. Their Rums are made of sugar cane molasses in the Spanish style. The 7-year-old Rum is a Gran Reserva and has matured on ex-Jack Daniels barrels.

40% Vol.

Bacardi -  Reserva Diez, 10 Y

Bacardi - Reserva Diez, 10 Y

Puerto Rico

This is a luxurious rum unlike any other from Bacardí, the rum company that was founded in 1862 by Don Facundo Bacardí Massó. The Gran Reserva Diez aged for 10 years under the Caribbean sun, before undergoing a charcoal filter treatment for a smooth finish. Made to be enjoyed neat, but who are we to tell you what to do? Go ahead and experiment with the Bacardí Gran Reserva Diez in a cocktail if that’s what you want.

40% Vol.

Opthimus, 18 Y

Opthimus, 18 Y

Dominican Republic

Oliver & Oliver is a Cuban company that originates in Cuba and buys Rums from 5 Caribbean countries. Located in the Dominican Republic, they release several Rums including the Opthimus. All rum for the Opthimus comes from the Dominican Republic. They leave this traditional Spanish-style Rum to mature long before they release it. The 18 year old is a wonderful example of this. They are limited editions; each bottle is numbered by hand.

38% Vol.

Admiral Rodney - Extra Old

Admiral Rodney - Extra Old

St. Lucia

This St Lucian rum is aged in ex-bourbon barrels. Named after Georges Brydges Rodney, a British naval official, famous for his tactics in the battle against the French in the 18th century. This blend matured on average 12 years and won 3 times gold in 2009; At the International Wine & Spirits Competition in London, the World Spirits Competition in Germany and the Rum Trophy during the International Spirits Challenge.

40% Vol.

Havana Club  - Seleccion Maestro

Havana Club - Seleccion Maestro

Cuba

Havana Club is the most famous Rum of Cuba, founded in 1878. Havana Club has asked a team of highly experienced Rum Maestro's to select their favourite Rum under the leadership of Don José Navarro. These Rums first mature separately in American oak barrels and together they get a finish on specially selected barrels. The Seleccion Maestro is an aromatic rich Spanish style Rum with tones of tobacco, leather and coffee.

45% Vol.

Ron de Jeremy - XO

Ron de Jeremy - XO

Assemblage

The Spanish word for rum is RON. There are many Rons, but only one is larger than life – the legendary Ron Jeremy. Fun is they key word when it comes to Ron de Jeremy Rum. If there’s one thing this rum will make you do, is put a smile on your face. Firstly because of the cheeky name, but mostly because it is seriously good liquid. Ron de Jeremy – XO is the best-selling rum of the brand and is a blend of rum from Barbados (Foursquare), Guyana (DDL), Jamaica (various distilleries), and Trinidad (Angostura). That’s as good a rum base as you can expect!

40% Vol.

El Dorado, 15 Y

El Dorado, 15 Y

Guyana

The Diamond distillery in Guyana has existed since 1670 and is perhaps the oldest working distillery in the Caraiben. They produce Demarara Rum, named after the nearby river. Diamond's special feature is that they have 2 working wooden Pot Stills still and a wooden column Still, a unique feature in the world! This El Dorado is a blend of the various Diamond boilers and is a powerful English-style rum.

43% Vol.

Ron Zacapa - 23

Ron Zacapa - 23

Guatemala

In 1944 Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala was created from a amalgamation of 4 distilleries and produced Rums of high quality. Rum from Guatemala belongs to the Spanish style, but is characterized by a complex, rich taste. Zacapa is a Rum blender who buys the Rum from the distillery. This 23 matures according to the Solera system. The average age is therefore between 6 and 23 years. This Rum rightly won many prizes.

40% Vol.

Clement - L'Elixir

Clement - L'Elixir

Martinique

Clement was founded in 1887 and is considered to be the founder of the Rhum Agricole of Martinique, France. They produce the Rhum from pure sugarcane juice (Rhum Agricole). The Rhum matures on French oak and is distilled in traditional French copper pot stills of French origin. The Clement - Elixir is a blend of beautiful Rhums and matures for at least 6 years in oak barrels.

42% Vol.

Ron Zacapa - XO

Ron Zacapa - XO

Guatemala

Published in honour of the 100th anniversary of the town of Zacapa, located in eastern Guatamala. Unlike most rums, virgin sugar cane honey is used instead of molasses. Zacapa XO is a blend of 6 to 25 year old rums. The blend is extra matured in old French oak Cognac casks. The low temperatures cause slow maturation, while the low air pressure increases the wood contact. For the Solera system, Bourbon, Sherry and Pedro Ximenez barrels are used.

40% Vol.

Dictador XO - Perpetual

Dictador XO - Perpetual

Colombia

In 1913, Julio Arango y Parra founded the Destilería Colombiana in Cartagene. His intention was to make the best Rum of Colombia. Dictador is the exception to the rule that Spanish style Rum is made from molasses. Dictador makes Rum with pure sugar cane juice. They distil in copper pot stills and use American oak barrels for maturing. The XO Perpetual is a blend of older barrels from different seasons.

40% Vol.

Clement, 15 Y

Clement, 15 Y

Martinique

Martinique is a French island on the eastern side of the Caribbean Sea and is famous for its Rhum Agricole; the main export of the island and since 1996 protected by its own AOC Martinique appellation. This rum is distilled from freshly squeezed cane juice and aged for a minimum of 15 years in a combination of new and charred oak barrels, resulting in this exceptionally ripe Agricole Rhum. A limited release of barrels selected by the Clément cellar master.

42% Vol.

Abuelo Centuria

Abuelo Centuria

Panama

A rum in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Varela Hermanos SA distillery in Panama. The 1908 sugar factory also started distilling Rum in 1935. Meanwhile, Abuelo is a well-known Spanish style Panama Rum who releases various varieties. Centuria is a blend of various barrels, the oldest of which have matured for 30 years. The use of toasted barrels of American oak leaves the Rum with a hint of smoke, vanilla and dried fruit.

40% Vol.

Ron Barcelo, 30 Y - Imperial Premium

Ron Barcelo, 30 Y - Imperial Premium

Dominican Republic

Ron Barcelo “30 Aniversario” Imperial Premium Rum is bottled in very limited quantities. It is made from private reserves that were aged in American white oak and French oak barrels, each with different degrees of toasting. Ron Barcelo “30 Aniversario” Imperial Premium Rum is a robust, complex and high-quality Dominican product.

43% Vol.