We are total rum geeks and scour the globe for the most interesting rums. Because we are geeks, we only ever bottle rums that we truly love and think you will get excited about. We apply Scotch Whisky knowledge and standards to rum - and will only bottle rums that we would happily drink ourselves.
A buttery spice, smoke, coffee and molasses rum from Cuba & Dominican Republic. Cuba produces a lighter, crisper rum than elsewhere in the Caribbean thanks to a request from the Spanish Crown.
Location: Cuba, Dominican Republic
Notes: Creamy vanilla, tobacco
Style: Light, buttery molasses
A rich toffee, burnt sugar, lemon oil, cocoa, leather, spice rum from Nicaragua & Guatemala. The rums of Nicaragua are tasty, rich & diverse. The rums of Guatemala are often aged 'above the clouds' 2,000 meters, to allow slow ageing process.
Location: Nicaragua, Guatemala
Notes: Toffee, leather
Style: Rich, rounded molasses
A baked banana, manuka honey, tropical fruit, spiced oak rum from Fiji & Indonesia. In Fiji, fresh sugar cane grown on the island is processed into sugar and molasses which is used to make Fiji rum. The Chinese brought distilling techniques to Java in the 15th Century.
Location: Fiji, Indonesia
Notes: Tropical fruit, cinnamon
Style: Fresh molasses
A citrus, stewed prunes, touch of smoke, vanilla, caramel, cream rum from Trinidad & Barbados. Trinidad used to have 50 distilleries, but by 1950 it was down to 8 and today there's only one distillery. Foursquare Distillery is in the southern countryside, a 1600's 8 acres plantation.
Location: Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago
Notes: Caramel, vanilla
Style: Bold, complex molasses
A cane sugar, cinnamon, crème caramel, raisins, tropical fruits rum from Reunion & Martinique. In 1930's Martinique went from 155 to 120 distilleries, and then to 25 in 1939, today there are only 7 distilleries on Martinique. Rivière du Mât is a river, the distillery was founded in 1886 and moved to St Benoit on the east coast in 1984.
Location: Martinique, Reunion
Notes: Sugar cane, liquorice
Style: Vegetal, intense sugar cane spirit & molasses
Here are some historical examples
We apply exacting standards to what we do and go far beyond any statutory rules or regulations to ensure that we protect the integrity of the rums we offer.
At Rum & Cane, we instil the regulations and discipline of the single malt scotch whisky world.