Category: NEWS

Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof Rum to Launch in U.S.

  CHARLESTON, S.C. – Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof, the last rum issued by the modern British Royal Navy to its enlistees in 1970, will launch in seven U.S. markets July 31 to commemorate the 46th anniversary of Black Tot Day. Gunpowder Proof is an aged overproof expression at 54.5 percent which was the formula last used by […]

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First Vintage of Richland Rum’s 2016 Single Estate Released

RICHLAND, GA – December 2016 – Richland Rum celebrates the start of the Sugar Cane Harvesting Season on the second Saturday of each year with a limited production of Single Estate Georgia Agricole, made directly from the First Pressing of the 1st harvested cane of the 2016 crop. This Virgin Rum, handcrafted from fresh juice […]

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Ron Barceló Launches Packaging Upgrade for Barceló Gran Añejo Rum

Ron Barceló, the globally renowned rum made in the Dominican Republic, has announced the U.S. launch of a packaging redesign for Barceló Gran Añejo Rum.  The change marks another step in the brand’s global initiative to continually reinvent itself by creating new offerings that generate consumer interest and trade excitement for the brand’s award winning […]

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Mount Gay Unveils Volume Two In Its Limited-Edition Origin Series

Mount Gay Rum, the world’s oldest rum made in Barbados since 1703, is proud to present Origin Series: Volume Two, The Copper Stills Collection, the latest addition to its exclusive, limited-edition Origin Series. Created by Master Blender Allen Smith, the small-batch release of tasting rums tells the story of two unique methods of distillation, Copper […]

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Bayou Rum Celebrates National Rum Day with #MakeRumGreatAgain Sweepstakes

Winner will receive VIP trip and tour to discover the birthplace of America’s Rum LACASSINE, LA – As National Rum Day approaches next week on Tuesday, August 16, Bayou Rum is celebrating with an end-of-summer social media sweepstakes. The brand’s new campaign, in partnership with Liquor.com, will award one lucky contestant a three-day Bayou Rum […]

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Stolen Spirits Releases Limited Edition Overproof Rum

Where there’s smoke… there’s fire. Stolen Spirits, creators of the world’s first smoked rum, is releasing an overproof rum, now available in key markets across the USA. STOLEN discovered this juice at a historic, family-run distillery in Jamaica that’s over 250 years old, renowned for making some of the best heavy pot still rums in […]

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Plantation Pineapple Rum Wins Best New Product at 2016 Spirited Awards at Tales of the Cocktail

Plantation Pineapple Stiggins’ Fancy Rum was just named “Best New Product” at the 2016 Spirited Awards on Sat, July 23 at Tales of the Cocktail, a spirits and cocktail festival which this year was attended by more than 20,000 industry professionals and spirits enthusiasts. Maison Ferrand, the house that produces Plantation Rum, is the only […]

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Kirk & Sweeney 12 Year Old Rum Review

Name: Kirk & Sweeney 12 Year Rum ABV: 40% Proof: 80 Nose: Butterscotch, Oak, Vanilla Palate: Butterscotch, Honey, Cedar Finish: Moderate with a thick molasses mouthfeel and maple syrup, vanilla, and honey throughout that lingers for a bit before slowly fading. Overall: On the nose I was greeted with notes of butterscotch, vanilla, and oak. At first sip I was greeted with a […]

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Zaya 12 Year Old Rum Review

Name: Zaya 12 year Old Rum ABV: 40% Proof: 80 Nose: Vanilla, Molasses, Almonds, Cinnamon Palate: Vanilla, Allspice, Tobacco, Oranges Finish: Moderate with vanilla and almonds throughout and a slight burn at the end Overall: On the nose it is vanilla up front with some notes of molasses, almonds, and cinnamon. At first sip I was greeted with a nice vanilla flavor up […]

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Havana Club Puerto Rican Rum Unveils Añejo Clásico and “The Golden Age, Aged Well” Campaign

New, dark rum variant will stand alongside HAVANA CLUB Añejo Blanco with new packaging Coral Gables, Fla. June 1, 2016 – Marking two decades of U.S. presence and celebrating the peak of Cuba’s cultural resurgence, HAVANA CLUB™ Puerto Rican rum is rolling out an exciting national market expansion. The expansion features new bottle packaging, the […]

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