Gold and Aged

Diplomatico Mantuano Extra Anejo | Rum Reviewer Rum Reviews

Diplomatico rums are known for setting a fine example of what a good sipping rum should be. Venezuelan rum at its finest, the Diplomatico Mantuano Extra Anejo is another product of the fine pedigree of rums distillery that now brings us a great sipping rum at a lower price point that the elusive “Exclusiva” bottles … Read more

Appleton Estate 12 Years Rare Blend | Expert Rum Reviews

Don’t be confused by the recent name change, “recent” always a relative term, but Appleton Estate 12 Years Rare Blend is the same as the Appleton Estate Extra 12 Year, so if you’re already familiar with this fine sipping rum, you already know how good it is. One of the oldest rums on the market … Read more

Santa Teresa Rum 1796 Solera | Rum Reviewer Expert Reviews

Venezuelan rums are something you must try neat if you want to get the full rum sipping experience.  The Santa Teresa Rum1796 is a strong contender to represent the best of these South American rums as the distinct flavors of this Solera rum will have you enjoying the drink and forgetting all the concerns of … Read more

Calypso Gold Rum | Rum Reviewer Expert Rum Reviews

Calypso Gold Rum is a pretty good example of how you can’t judge the contents of a bottle by the price tag. Inexpensive does not always mean bad. No one is going to tell you to compare this against your top shelf sipping rums, and no one is even going to admit to ever having … Read more

Plantation 5 Year Rum | Rum Reviewer Expert Rum Reviews

Following your favorite sipping rum’s pedigree can be a difficult task as many distillers obscure the age behind confounding facts. Plantation 5 Year Rum states plainly that it is a five year rum and that most of the aging happened on site in Barbados before being transported to a chateau in France for finishing in … Read more