Rum Reviews Review #120: Plantation Panama Old Reserve Plantation rum from Panama, aged for 10 years in ex-bourbon, and finished in ex-Cognac. Rum Review #119: Plantation Fiji 2009 Plantation rum from the island of Fiji.ged 7 years in ex-bourbon in the tropics, and 2 years in ex-cognac in Review #118: Plantation 5 Year Plantation hails from the island of Barbados the earliest rum producing region in the world. Today, Barbados is home to Review #107: Black Tot Finest Carribean Rum We attended a virtual scotch tasting the other day, organized by Impex Beverages, Scotch Club of San Francisco, and Elixir Review #91: Plantation Single Cask 2 Guatemala XO Review We tasted six Plantation rums. The Guatemalan expression is finished in Amburana, a South American wood. The dosage was also Review #90: Plantation Single Cask Barbados XO Amburana Finish Review A few months back, we did a vertical tasting of Plantation, featuring six single-cask expressions from the French bottler. We Review #89: DOK 1489 Trelawny (Hampden) Review The DOK rum, clocks in with roughly 4X the ester count of Smith and Cross. It's also unaged, and 69% Review #88: Samaroli Jamaica Rhapsody Samaroli Jamaica Rhapsody is one of those bottles that rum nerds whisper about. For the uninitiated, Samaroli is an independent Review #84: Plantation Trinidad 1997 Tasting notes from a vertical of six Plantation single cask releases. This was our favorite of the bunch. Review #85: Habitation Velier Hampden 2011 Rum Review Habitation Velier has been starting to bring some new, aged Jamaican rums to the states and we couldn't be happier. Review #73: Plantation Single Cask Peru 2010: Pineau des Charentes Finish Peru-distilled rum finished in Pineau des Charentes. Part of a set of blind-tastings of Plantation rums. Review #72: Black Tot Rum Drinking the last rum ration allocated for the British Imperial navy Review #71: Cadenhead SFJE Monymusk 14 I love Cadenhead. It was the first place I stopped off in England. I not only made a purposeful detour Review #70: Angostura No. 1 Oloroso Sherry It's always fun to try interesting cask finished rums, although with the exception of Foursquare, I can't say that I've Review #59: Faultline Jamaican 16 Dunder, for scotch drinkers, is slightly analogous to the rum-world equivalent of peat. Except instead of moss, it is a Rum Review #58: Uruapan Agricole Rum We have been on a (very slow) quest to hit 300 rums each. We talked to the couple (actually in Review #57: Caroni 17 Full bodied, independent bottling of navy-style rum from Caroni, long-closed distillery on Trinidad. Review #56: Habitation Velier Worthy Park 2007 Review of a new Worthy Park bottle from independent Italian bottler Velier. Review #55: Habitation Velier Forsyths Worthy Park 2005 Independent bottling of a high ester Jamaican rum. Review #51: Rum SixtySix Barbados Foursquare Cask 6 Year Mildly aged rum from Foursquare distillery in Barbados. Tastes like an aged vodka. Review #54: Monoplane Jamaican Rum 1960s Ancient Jamaican rum from a long lost distillery. Review #53: Ron Navazos Palazzi 15 Blackberry lost in Jerez. Review #52: Rum SixtySix Barbados Foursquare Cask 12 Year Not saccharine but also uninteresting.