The Best Rum Advent Calendars 2023
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7M ago
Rum advent calendars have become the ultimate way for rum lovers to discover new rums and enjoy some old favourites in the run up to Christmas. Here's a run down of the best options in 2023, from classic favourites and must-try rums from around the world to flavoured rums and spiced rums. Read on to see which is our 'Top Buy' for 2023! 24 Days of Rum Advent Calendar The 24 Days of Rum Advent Calendar from Danish independent rum bottler, 1423, features 24 different 20ml bottles of rum, each one from a different country, perfect for exploring the world of rum right from your ..read more
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Santa Teresa 1796 Rum - Behind the Bottle
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7M ago
Get to know all about Santa Teresa 1796 Rum from Venezuala! We caught up with​Marlo Gamora, Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796, to find out more including the brand's history, how their rum is made, what makes it different, how best to serve it, and what exciting plans are ahead. What's the history of Santa Teresa 1796 Rum and how did it all start? Santa Teresa is the oldest Venezuelan producer of blended and aged rums. The Hacienda Santa Teresa is an independent, family-owned company built on 225 years of tradition and unexpected thinking. The third oldest rum producer in the ..read more
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New Figures Show Big Increase In UK Rum Sales
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7M ago
Rum sales surged by 7% in 2019 – a rise driven by cocktails and new spiced and flavoured rums, according to food and drink analysts CGA. ​ In the same period, brandy and whisky sales rose by about 3% and 1% respectively, and vodka sales actually fell by 0.4%. The latest figures continue a trend of increased demand for rum. According to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association, UK sales of spiced and flavoured rum have grown by 80% over the last 5 years. For the first time ever, more than 5 million UK consumers drank rum outside the home - a 10% year on year increase. Although rum is ..read more
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What is Solera Rum?
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7M ago
Pick up a bottle of Venezuela's Santa Teresa 1796, Colombia's La Hechicera or  Guatemala's Ron Zacapa 23, and you'll see the word 'Solera' on the label.  Read on to discover what to expect when buying bottles labelled as solera rums - including where and how it is produced, and what it tastes like.   ​Solera is a process for ageing rum by gradual blending of rums of different ages with the result that the finished product is a mixture of all these rums. As the process was first developed by Spanish sherry producers, it is perhaps unsurprising that the main producer ..read more
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Exploring the Different Styles of Rum
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7M ago
With a huge variety of colours and styles, there is a rum for everyone. Here is your quick guide to the different styles of rum - from white rum, golden rum and dark rum, to spiced rum, rhum agricole, demerara rum, and cachaça. White / Silver Rum If you’re enjoying a Daiquiri, Mojito or a Piña Colada, it almost certainly contains a white rum. The name is a little misleading – most ‘white’ or ‘silver’ rums are in fact clear liquids, as they are young rums which have not been aged after distillation. All styles of rum start life as this clear spirit. Howe ..read more
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10 Amazing Facts About Rum
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7M ago
​From gunpowder and Nelson's blood to angels and hair loss, discover 10 things you (probably) didn't know about rum. Get ready to impress your rum pals over a Piña Colada! ​1. Rum has been distilled for 400 years Although alcoholic drinks have been made from sugar for hundreds (and possibly thousands) of years, rum as we know it was first distilled in the Caribbean in the 1620s. 2. Happy 316th birthday to Mount Gay! The world-renowned Mount Gay distillery in Barbados has a deed for the company from 1703, making it the oldest commercial rum distillery around today. 3 ..read more
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The Difference Between Rum & Rhum
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7M ago
Are ‘rum’ and ‘rhum’ two distinct spirits, or just different ways of spelling the same thing? Actually, the ‘h’ is very significant. Read our guide to find out what makes rhum different, what its origins are, where it is produced, what it tastes like, and suggestions of rhum distilleries and brands to explore. Rum or Rhum? ‘Rum’ is a catch-all term for every style of the spirit, from white rums and golden rums to dark and spiced varieties. ‘Rhum’, on the other hand, refers to one style of rum only. The term is short for 'rhum agricole' (with 'agricole' meaning 'agricultural' in ..read more
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The Best Rum Advent Calendars 2021
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2y ago
Rum advent calendars have become the ultimate way for rum lovers to discover new rums and enjoy some old favourites in the run up to Christmas. Here's a run down of the best options in 2021, from classic favourites and must-try rums from around the world to flavoured rums and spiced rums. Read on to see which is our 'Top Buy' for 2021! 24 Days of Rum Advent Calendar The 24 Days of Rum Advent Calendar from Danish independent rum bottler, 1423, features 24 different 20ml bottles of rum, each one from a different country, perfect for exploring the world of rum right from your ..read more
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The Best Whisky Advent Calendars 2021
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2y ago
Whisky advent calendars have become the ultimate way for whisky lovers to discover new whiskies and enjoy some old favourites in the run up to Christmas. Here's a run down of the best options for 2021, focusing on calendars including whiskies from a selection of countries and distilleries, as well as some tips on specialist options. Read on to see which is our 'Top Buy' for 2021! Whisky Selection Advent Calendars First up are some wonderful options that each feature a selection of whiskies from around the world and are ideal for those exploring the world of whisky or keen to try a ..read more
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Santa Teresa 1796 Rum - Behind the Bottle
World Rum Guide
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2y ago
Get to know all about Santa Teresa 1796 Rum from Venezuala! We caught up with​Marlo Gamora, Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796, to find out more including the brand's history, how their rum is made, what makes it different, how best to serve it, and what exciting plans are ahead. What's the history of Santa Teresa 1796 Rum and how did it all start? Santa Teresa is the oldest Venezuelan producer of blended and aged rums. The Hacienda Santa Teresa is an independent, family-owned company built on 225 years of tradition and unexpected thinking. The third oldest rum producer in the ..read more
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