2008 Berry Bros. & Rudd Jamaican Rum, Cask Ref. 8 (55%)

2008 Berry Bros. & Rudd Jamaican Rum, Cask Ref. 8 (55%)

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2008 Berry Bros. & Rudd Jamaican Rum, Cask Ref. 8 (55%)

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Description

A distillery name I had not heard of but one all rum drinkers have encountered. Located on the Monymusk estate, Clarendon Distillery is one of the newest distilleries in Jamaica. Creating three styles of rum, some for a famous Captain’s spiced rum and other being high ester filled rums that will always call me back.

Rob Whitehead, Spirits Buyer, Berry Bros. & Rudd

Tasting note

The rich nose on this rum is honeyed, smoky and with hints of diesel, banana and vanilla. As rich as you would expect from a Jamaican rum, this oozes class. This is largely due to the restraining fruits controlling the stronger elements and it being drawn from the cask in its prime. On the palate, it takes a while for the alcohols to dissipate but the balance of flavours integrate to give a lasting, rich and memorable taste. The finish lingers with the prevalent diesel and banana notes still bound in honey. The final impression leaves me with memories of sandy beaches in the sunshine. This is a very pleasing rum.

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