Brown Rum. While I don't drink, I tasted said local rum. Depending on the geographical region or type of whiskey that is being made, whiskey can be made from barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and corn. The spirit goes down with a slight bitterness and some wood tannin, which leaves my mouth feeling like a dank, tropical greenhouse. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Support Malt Each Month By Becoming A Patron. Captain is nothing like real spiced rum. I start by looking. The wood influence takes on a mere supporting role, while most of the flavors here come from the blend of distillates. No added sweetener, flavour, colour, or chill-filtration, just purity and transparency. To learn how to fully taste whisky takes time, patience and on a positive note, practice, practice, practice. rum is rum because its made from sugar cane. I definitely see the inspiration from Haus Alpenz’s Smith & Cross in this bottle: beyond the parallel blue and gold embellishment, as it’s high ABV, with a funky profile that works well as both a sipper and mixer. Was in Jamaica in July. Just buy this, take it to your friend’s house the next time you get together, and plop it on the table. the distillation and storage is similar betwen them. M. Nothing like Jamaican rum, Auto Detailing - Sponsored by Northstar Detail Supply, If this is your first visit, be sure to Images kindly provided by Mhoba. It tastes like the love child of Neisson and Worthy Park! Grifter. 2020 Spirits Business Rum and Chacaca Masters- Silver, © 2017 Penderyn Distillery All Rights Reserved TERMS AND CONDITIONS | PRIVACY POLICY, POWERED BY VINDICO - BETTER BUSINESS THROUGH BETTER IDEAS, VINDICO - BETTER BUSINESS THROUGH BETTER IDEAS. True, but it certainly does not taste like whiskey. ive been on several trips to the Caribbean and the rums found on a lot of the islands is very potent stuff. If that alone doesn’t pique your interest, I hope our notes on it will. They are often aged in charred barrels. Ya that's kind of what I was thinking. You can also get white rum from untorced oak casks. Then there are the Worthy Park tastes again. I haven’t heard a negative thing about them. There is a series of unique bottlings, all from someone who has been distilling for less than seven years. Someone needs to explain to me how it took one man about six years to make a spirit of this quality from scratch, yet we have in our midst, distilleries with more money, heritage, and clout, who put out simplistic cookie-cutter expressions. It will bring any conversation to a halt. It has a distinctive whisky-like smoky and oaky note, but it is rounded with a short finish as you’d expect from a quality rum. This is a whisky for people who doesnt like whisky. I get initial scents of grass, sugarcane juice, lemongrass syrup, toffee, cinnamon and chocolate, which remind me of the Neisson Vieux. But to be honest it lacks of depth. There are lots of types, like a Glencairn for Whisky a Cognac snifter or even Belgian beer glass! But we could do with your support each month – think of it as buying us a dram. Whiskey is whiskey because its made from grain. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. This shows no false promises, as it gives the same delivery on the nose and in the mouth. It hits more like a spirit with 46% to 48%. Outside of that, the actual existence of Japanese whisky might be as much a surprise to the mainstream drinker as the fact that the best of it is as complex and refined as anything being put out by the Scots.