Who Loves Caribbean Rum? We Do!

It takes a great big world to give us the amazing variety of delicious rums out there, but some of our favorites come from the Caribbean Islands. If you can get your hands on any of these you won't be disappointed!
Apr 06, 2016
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    This rum bottling previously had no age statement, but was widely known to have been aged at least 10 years. This Bajan rum is distilled at the Foursquare Distillery and adds no sugar pre-bottling. The packaging must be noted as it is black glass and appears to be melting.
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    Trois Rivières is a distillery located on the southwestern corner of the island of Martinique. It has an AOC for Rhum Agricole production and as such, of course, means it is distilled from fresh sugarcane juice. The rhum is distilled in a copper column-still and is aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels for at least 8 years.
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    Rum Sixty Six was quite literally a rum-reserve set aside exclusively for the Seale family, owners of the Foursquare Distillery for the past five generations. This is distilled, aged, and bottled at the distillery in Barbados from a combination of rums distilled in pot and column-stills. The rum is aged in used American whiskey barrels.
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    This Bajan rum is distilled at the Foursquare Distillery, an independent distillery owned by the Seale family. Doorly's was a rum brand that had been established on the island in the 1920's. In the 1990's the Seale family acquired the brand. The rum is made from a combination of pot and column-still rums and is aged in refill bourbon barrels.
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    The Maison Ferrand house has selected rums from the Caribbean for a collection known as Plantation Rums. Some of the rums are vintage-dated and list the country of origin in the name of the product. This Grenadan rum was distilled and aged in 2004 before being transported to Cognac for re-casking and further aging in ex-cognac barrels before bottling.
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    This rum was distilled in Barbados in 2000 and is a blend of pot and column-still rums. Ex-American whiskey and ex-sherry casks were used for the initial aging before being transported to France. The Plantation rums are then re-casked and aged in Cognac in former cognac casks in their cellars in Cognac.
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    Produced in the Dominican Republic, this light rum is distilled from molasses. After aging in a solera, the rum is charcoal-filtered before bottling.
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    Distilled in the Dominican Republic, this rum is then aged in a solera system. Ron Matusalem was founded in Cuba, but the family that owned the brand fled in the 1950's due to the Castro regime. It has been made in the Domincan Republic ever since. Note: The Solera 7 is not currently available in the US.
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    For those that don't already know, for close to 300 years up until 1970, the Royal Navy would issue rum to its sailors in daily rations. Originally they would receive a pint per day which over time dwindled to about half a gill (70ml or about 2 oz.). This rum is a recreation of a Navy Rum sample they obtained. It was distilled at the now closed Caroni distillery in Trinidad and is aged for 15 years. It is bottled at cask strength of 108 proof. Available in the UK.
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    Myers's Rum, named for founder Fred L. Myers, has been produced in Jamaica since 1879. This molasses-based dark rum is a blend of up to nine rums made in both continuous and pot stills. It's aged up to four years in ex-bourbon barrels.