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Archive for the ‘White Rums’ Category

Review: Rum Sixty Six English White Rum

Posted by Arctic Wolf on May 29, 2023

I encountered Rum Sixty Six (English White Rum) this past Christmas when it was included as a small sample in my Christmas Advent Calendar. As this is a white rum, I set it aside to visit when the weather was warmer. For myself, white rum is generally a spring and summertime indulgence, and I wanted to try the spirit when I would enjoy it the most.

Rum Sixty Six (English White Rum) was originally distilled in the Caribbean where it was matured for two years. The rum made its way across the Atlantic to the Sovereign Distillery in Liverpool, England where it was apparently rectified (or in other words re-distilled).  After this re-distillation, the spirit was rested in copper tanks.

Here is a link to my full review:

Review: Rum Sixty Six English White Rum

“… Glimpses of mushy plantain, hints of menthol and wisps of orange and banana peel rise into the air, but there is little else. Nothing strikes me as aggressive, but their is very little indication of character either. It’s as if this is a white rum that has taken a journey three quarters of the way to vodka …”

Enjoy the review, and stay tuned for a few more rum reviews in the coming weeks.



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Review: Lamb’s Classic White Rum

Posted by Arctic Wolf on June 8, 2022

In Canada, Lamb’s is one of the most popular rum brands which traces its history all the way back to 1849 when Alfred Lamb opened his wine and spirits business in London. His original Navy Rum is reported to have been a blend of 18 separate rums from various parts of the Caribbean.

In North America, the main portfolio of Lamb’s rum includes, Lamb’s Classic White Rum, Lamb’s Spiced Rum, Lamb’s Palm Breeze, and Lamb’s Navy Rum (which is sold both at 80 proof as well as an overproof 151)

Here is a link to my review for Lambs Classic White Rum:

Review: Lamb’s Classic White Rum

“… Light scents and smells of a very mild sweetness of cotton candy, banana peel, citrus zest, and light sandalwood spice. As the glass breathes we note a light winding grass-like note and perhaps hints of almond and vanilla …”

Please enjoy my review which concludes with my cocktail suggestion, the Lemon Daiquiri.



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Review: Tanduay Silver Asian Rum

Posted by Arctic Wolf on June 10, 2019

In 2013, Tanduay Holdings began an American Invasion by placing two new rums into the North American market. At the time, Tanduay was one of the very largest Rum producers in the world. (The reason they were relatively unknown in North America is because their Asian rum is produced in the Philipines and was sold almost exclusively into Asia.) The invasion was launched with two premium (a Silver, and a Gold) rums. Although Tanduay has not yet established itself fully in the US market, the Asian sales have continued at a breathtaking pace. In fact by 2017, Tanduay had surpassed Bacardi as the top selling rum brand in the world (see here).

Tanduay Silver Rum is a blend of rums some of which are aged up to 5 years. After blending these rums are filtered to become a pale straw coloured spirit meant for mixing high-end cocktails.

You can click the following link to read my full review:

Review: Tanduay Silver Asian Rum

“… a gentle but firm butterscotch toffee rises out of the glass followed by a soft waft of fine oak spice, soft banana and lightly sharp orange peel. I allowed the glass to breathe, and enjoyed developing scents of light baking spices (vanilla, cinnamon, and ginger) and the delicious scent of light brown sugar ….”

Please enjoy my review which includes two daiquiri styles cocktail suggestions. 


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Review: Clément Premiere Canne Rhum

Posted by Arctic Wolf on June 5, 2019

Clément Agricole Rhum has been produced on the Isle of Martinique since 1887. Although the agricole  Rhum is distilled at the Simon Distillery, the rhum is finished at Habitation Clément (built on the site of a former sugar refinery) which was purchased by Homére Clément in 1887.

Clément Premiere Canne Rhum is produced from from the distillation of fresh pressed sugarcane juice whose terroir is exclusive to varieties of sugarcane from Habitation Clément. The distilled rhum rests for just over nine months in a stainless steel vat and is then slowly brought to bottling proof (40 % abv) with distilled volcanic spring water.

Here is a link to my review:

Review: Clément Premiere Canne Rhum

“… The breezes above my glass indicate a veritable smorgasbord of scents and smells. I am reminded of a fragrant new-make scotch except that this is much more refined. Alongside a ripple of sweet cane, there are clean citrus spices, fresh flowers, hints of yellow apples and even hints of dark plums and cherries …”

Hopefully you enjoy my review which concludes with my recipe suggestion, the Agricole Daiquiri.


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Review: Appleton White Jamaican Rum

Posted by Arctic Wolf on May 16, 2019

The Appleton Estate is located in Nassau Valley in St. Elizabeth which is part of Jamaica’s Cockpit Country. The Cockpit Country is a karst formation which was formed over millions of years. Karst is a generic name given to limestone that has been eroded by the chemical action of rain. There are three cockpit karst formations in the world: Montenegro (formerly Yugoslavia), China and Jamaica.

Poljes are valleys formed within a cockpit karst and the Nassau Valley is a polje. Poljes are formed in formations where a river floods, recedes and then forms a flat valley after millions of years. The soil in the poljes is very fertile and rich in nutrients because of the sediments left behind after the river had receded. The Appleton Estate is the only sugar estate in the world that is located within such a fertile cockpit karst formation. All of the rum produced by Appleton Estate is made from sugar cane grown within the Nassau Valley, and thus Appleton Estate Rum is an expression of this unique terroir.

Here is a link to my full review for Appleton White Jamaican Rum:

Review: Appleton White Jamaican Rum

“… The initial nose is quite nice with light citrus zest and orange peel combining with background impressions of mushy banana. There is also a bit of Jamaican funk in the breezes carrying a mild but firm impression of Jamaican pot distilled character into the air with herbal undertones and a hint of mustiness …”

Please enjoy my review which includes my cocktail suggestion, The Secretary General.


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