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No need for rum runners anymore, at Alexander Hadleigh Wine Merchants, Southampton, Hampshire UK we have a classic selection of fine rum and we can do all the running for you. We list a good series of styles and flavours of pleasurable rums that will suit most people’s tastes. Our range of rums include many from all the main Caribbean Islands and a commendable selection of rums from many other countries such as Australia, Panama and Venezuela.
Many folks view rum in four different styles or categories….white and overproof rum, aged rum, rhum agricole and navy and dark rum. Although the production processes and uses of The sugar cane fruit are different, and as a slight contridiction many of use will see similarities between the four different styles in a blind tasting. Just food for thought.
Aged rum can cover a variety of options in the world of rum. Most are a bright and attractive golden amber colour, giving off fruity spices and caramel tastes to the tongue. Aged rums are usually from different vintages or batches that are incorporated together to ensure continuity of style and taste from year to year. Not to dissimilar of the winemaker who has the task of maintaining the vineyards reputation for continuity of style and taste, irrespective of any variation in a particular vintage. Many of these styles of rum highlight on their labels their age sometimes even the various ages that make up the final batch of rum.Although some rums like Mount Gay exhibit the XO mark similar to cognac on their label.Another highly recommended classic is Doorly's 12 year old Barbados aged rum.
Rhum agricole is different from most other rums in that it is produced from processed sugar cane juice. On the Caribbean Island of Martinique (famous for its rhum agricole) sugar cane is grown specifically for making this style of rhum. The process is first to ferment the fresh sugar cane juice and then to distill into a strong flavoured spirit. Probably the best style of rhum/rum to influence most rum Cocktails----just try it in a classic daiquiri.
Navy and dark rum are available in the main under two categories, some rums whose styles and origins go way back to the eighteenth and nineteenth century when basic rums were coloured to create the perception of old age, rich and tasty. Then we have quality traditional rums with no artificial flavourings or colour added and these full bodied dark rums have a nose of molasses, treacle and toffee with a smooth mellow finish combined with a lingering and memorable sweet flavour. Some notable navy and dark rums would be Goslings Black Seal, Myer's Original Dark and the Pusser's range of navy rums.
White and overproof rums----the statement is a little self explanatory and usually refers to overproof white rums with an alcohol content of greater than 57.5%, which is very high indeed. J Wray and Nephew's White rum is probably the best selling rum of its type in the world----it comes in at 63% a very potent white rum and not for the faint hearted. Another excellent white rum which is not over proof would be Matusalem Platino from the Dominican Republic at 40% abv.
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Captain Morgan Gold Spiced Rum, Barbados, Guyana
Captain Morgan Gold Spiced Rum, Barbados, Guyana is medium Amber in colour. The aroma is thick with vanilla and cinnamon notes over a dash of menthol and black pepper. On the palate, the flavours build upon the aroma with plenty of turbinado sugar and molasses, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and vanilla. The finish is medium-length with loads of baking spices.
Ron Calados Original Caribbean Dark Rum
Ron Calados Original Caribbean Dark Rum an extra smooth dark rum distilled and blended in the Caribbean
Captain Morgan Rum, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana,
Captain Morgan Rum, Jamaica, Barbados, Very popular dark rum, which is pleasant neat, or can be used in many cocktails and punches
Percy Warmer, Alnwick Rum\'s An original blend of Alnwick Rums, Lindisfarne Ginger Wine and exotic spices, delightfully warming
Ron Cartavio Black Rum, Peru has been aged to a dark golden colour and also acquiring a rich and exquisite taste. Aged for two years in oak barrels and then mixed with nine different types of rum which are aged between two and five years. The rum has a smoky sweet taste with hints of dried fruit and mango.
Bounty Lime Rum Liqueur, St Lucia,
Bounty Lime Rum Liqueur, St Lucia is on top of the Bounty white rum, natural lime sugars and flavors are macerated with the rum at high strength. The rum is then diluted with distilled water and sugar to create Bounty Lime. Wonderful and refreshingly smooth mouth feel with explosions of zesty lime citrus and tropical floral aromas. Bounty Lime can be mixed with tonic or is an excellent base for mixing refreshing long drinks.
Bounty Coconut Rum Liqueur, St Lucia,
Bounty Coconut Rum Liqueur, St Lucia,On top of the Bounty white rum, coconut extracts and sugars are macerated with the rum at high strength. The rum is then diluted with distilled water and sugar to create Bounty Coconut. Wonderful and refreshingly smooth mouth feel with warm luscious warm coconut and fresh tropical fruit flavour. Bounty Coconut is excellent with club soda and lime, or is an excellent base for mixing long drinks with fresh fruit.
Vat 19 Golden Rum Liquid sunshine, matured in oak barrels for three years
Doorly\'s White Rum, Barbados The perfect light rum with great flavours. Try over ice or use for the ideal cocktail mix.
Red Leg Spiced Rum Caribbean Infused with Jamaican vanilla, ginger and spices, left to rest in oak barrels - a smooth tasting rum with a hint of sweet spice
Havana Club Anejo Especial Rum, Cuba
Havana Club Anejo Especial Rum, Cuba This wonderful golden rum is aged in oak barrels, for extra complexity and character. Although this rum is perfect on its own, it is also a good for a Cuba Libre
Bacardi Bianco Rum , Puerto Rico
Bacardi Bianco Rum , Puerto Rico One of the most popular white rums in the world. Good as a base in a multitude of cocktails
Ron Barcelo Gran Platinum Selected Edition Rum,
Ron Barcelo Gran Platinum Selected Edition Rum, Dominican Republic is crystal clear in appearance with rich aromas and hints of soft spice, followed by vanilla. The palate enjoys dried fruit and caramel flavours with more warm spice and molasses on the finish.
Brugal Anjeo Rum Dominican Republic,
Brugal Anjeo Rum Dominican Republic, A rich dark rum aged for 5 years with toasty aromas of light coffee, hints of chocolate
Deadmans Finger Spiced Rum, Cornwall
Deadmans Finger Spiced Rum, Cornwall is a blend of Rum and spices created at the Rum & Crab Shack in St. Ives, Cornwall. Inspired by local flavours such as Saffron cake, spiced fruit and the Shack\'s own Pedro Ximinez ice cream. Enjoy it mixed or neat, either way, this is not your usual. ...This is Cornish Soul.
Watson\'s Demerara Rum, Guyana Before blending, each rum is fully matured in oak casks in its country of origin to bring out its full character and flavour A mature pot still rum long aged in oak casks to bring out its full character and flavour
Lambs Navy Rum, Caribbean A blend of 18 rums from various islands including Trinidad and Guyana, this is dark, tannic, traditional navy rum
Bounty Premium White Rum, St Lucia,
Bounty Premium White Rum, St Lucia is clean and silky smooth, which makes for an ideal mixing rum. The rum has been aged 2 years to offer some soft wood complexities and rounded balance before it is filtered to remove the colour. Clean with a fresh tropical citrus on the nose. The opening on the palate offers some sweetness which gives way to a mellow citrus character on the finish. Rum Blend: 100% Coffey Column Still Rum, aged 2 years in ex-Bourbon casks.
Deadman's Fingers Spiced Rum Cornwall,
Deadman\'s Fingers Spiced Rum is created by the owners of Cornwall restaurant The Rum & Crab Shack. A blend of rums from Trinidad and Barbados that is aged for three years, this has notes of orange, nutmeg, vanilla and raisin.
Doorlys Gold Label 5 Years Old Rum, Barbados
Doorly\'s Gold Label 5 Years Old Rum, Barbados A mellow yet tasty rum, to be enjoyed on its own or on the rocks.Outstanding value and highly recommended
Havana Club Rum Anjeo Blanco, 3 Years Old, Cuba,
Havana Club Rum Anjeo Blanco, 3 Years Old A very fine white rum aged for three years in oak barrels to add colour and complexity. This really is the essential rum to mix daiquiris with
Bounty Spiced Rum, St Lucia follows the long tradition of Saint Lucian spiced rum, Bounty Spiced is an infusion of vanilla and cinnamon with macerated richeria grandis bark, locally known as “Bois Bandé”. It is claimed that the bark has potent aphrodisiac qualities and gives any rum an exotic and authentic “Lucian” spiced rum experience. Sweetly spiced nose with vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Ripe honeyed raisin fruit with an explosion of vanilla and nutmeg on the palate. Fresh natural flavours - no artificiality - a unique spiced rum. Rum Blend: 100% Coffey Column Still Rum, matured 2 years in ex-Bourbon casks.
Bounty Gold Rum, St Lucia is the national rum of St. Lucia with a clean and medium bodied profile which makes it a versatile rum, ideal for mixing. Medium bodied with ripe sultana fruit, vanilla from the oak and a hint of spice. Good balance, clean and with an enjoyable finish.
Cana Brava 3 Year Old White Rum,
Cana Brava 3 year old white rum is made at the Las Cabras distillery in Herrera, Panama. Time has been taken to make this quality rum which has been aged in American Oak for a minimum of 3 Years, resulting in strong floral nose with a fine toffee style finish.
Bounty Premium Dark Rum, St Lucia,
Bounty Dark Rum, St Lucia, is lush and chewy from the extra body of the pot still rum. Chocolate, hazelnut, and toffee overlay on top of cinnamon and tobacco leading to caramelized sugar and brown butter on the finish. The added pot still rum delivers a punchy character that mixes with a velvety body, and a long smooth finish with radiant splendor. A unique blend of 3 year column still rum and 6 year pot still rum, aged in ex-Bourbon casks.