Inextricably linked to the Caribbean, rum has a complicated and slightly disturbing history. First it was part of the original triangle of the slave trade economy and later became associated with piracy and even organised crime during prohibition. It seems wherever there is rum, there is rumbullion. Well, maybe not today. Typically rum is made from sugar cane juice or molasses, although sugar beet is sometimes used for inferior products. There is no set method of manufacturing and there are many regional variations. Some distillers use pot stills, some column stills, others a variation of the two. Rhum Agricole is made from free run cane juice and is mostly confined to French speaking countries around the Caribbean. Latin rums from Spanish speaking nations can be fruity and full flavoured, while dark/navy rums have a more earthy and chocolaty taste. Most rums are aged for at least a year, some are then filtered to remove any colour, others left to age for up to 21 years.
A very fine rum that is mad from virgin sugar can juice and distilled in a copper pot still. The spi..
€99.00 Ex Tax: €80.49
Diplomatico Ambassador is made using the best reserve rums held at the distillery. The spirit is ini..
€299.95 Ex Tax: €243.86
A finely crafted Venezuelan rum that is aged for up to 8 years. This replaces the previous reserva r..
€40.00 Ex Tax: €32.52
The Diplomatico Planas replaces the former Diplomatico Blanco Reserva and remains to be six years ol..
€42.00 Ex Tax: €34.15
A rich, sweet and deliciously fruity rum from Venezuela. The label doesn't state an age but..
€58.00 Ex Tax: €47.16
Doorly's 14 Year Old is a blend of pot and column still rum produced at the Foursquare distiller..
€87.00 Ex Tax: €70.73
A fresh and fruity white rum that is ideal for punch drinks, cocktails and mixing.
€30.99 Ex Tax: €25.19
A smooth a richly flavoured rum that has been aged for 5 years. Lots of tropical fruit flavours.&nbs..
€34.99 Ex Tax: €28.45
A delicious aged rum from the Doorly's range, featuring Bajan rum from the Foursquare Disti..
€48.00 Ex Tax: €39.02
Doorlys is a full flavoured rum which has been aged for around 6 years and finished in Oloroso Sherr..
€46.99 Ex Tax: €38.20
A fantastic rum from El Dorado that is rated very highly amongst rum drinkers. Almost as good as the..
€50.99 Ex Tax: €41.45
A real rum drinker's rum. El Dorado 15 Year Old is perfectly balanced with a complex character a..
€65.99 Ex Tax: €53.65
A very highly rated rum that is blended from aged stocks from 21 to 25 years old. This has won many ..
€130.99 Ex Tax: €106.50
A superb rum from the iconic Diamond Distillery in Guyana. This is blended from the wide variety of ..
€117.90 Ex Tax: €95.85
A premium spiced rum that apparently blows away anything else in the same category. This is infused ..
€48.99 Ex Tax: €39.83
A very fruity, very honeyed gem from St Lucia. Honeyed raisin fruit on palate with a soft and velvet..
€49.99 Ex Tax: €40.65