Diablesse Caribbean Rum

New Rum brands are popping up everywhere…..and here is another…..but I have a little more knowledge about this one. Around two years ago I met brand owner Cleo Farman for lunch in South Manchester. She had contacted me as a result of a mutual friend suggesting that we discuss her ideas for bringing a new […]

Marigot Bay Bar & Cafe

*Press Release* New Caribbean Inspired Bar and Café to Open in South Manchester #BeInspired A new Caribbean inspired venue is to open within King’s Court of Altrincham, South Manchester on July 20th, 2018. Dave Marsland of Drinks Enthusiast Ltd has chosen the attractive leisure and office complex of King’s Court and its secluded courtyard off […]

Reading’s Milk Bar Named Winners Of The Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai Campaign

*Press Release* Reading’s Milk Bar Named Winners Of The Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai Campaign Spirits innovator Emporia Brands and award-winning Chairman’s Reserve rum of St Lucia Distillers, are proud to announce the winning venue for the 2017 Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai campaign. Milk Bar from Reading were announced on Tuesday 26th September winners at The […]

Admiral Rodney

As a continuation of the mini-series of posts centering around the Rums produced at St Lucia Distillers, this article is all about Admiral Rodney Extra Old St Lucia Rum. I would suggest a quick read of the earlier article on Chairman’s Reserve Rums to give you an insight into the range of Rums produced by […]

Chairman’s Reserve Rum

This article will be the first of a mini series covering the Rums produced by St Lucia Distillers. Seemingly you can’t talk about St Lucia Distillers without talking about Chairman’s Reserve Rum, perhaps their most well know brand, which is why that is where I will start. But to truly understand the origins of Chairman’s Reserve […]

Wild Geese Golden Rum

Relatively new to these shores, though released elsewhere in 2010, Wild Geese Rum is a range of three Rums, Golden, Premium and Caribbean Spiced. They are from the same stable as Wild Geese Irish Whiskey and I happened upon them whilst browsing for Rum online…..a pursuit that I often undertake. The marketing information spins a wonderful […]

Chairman’s Reserve ‘Rovers X1’

*Press Release* St Lucia Distillers has recruited a new Chairman’s Reserve X1 who are currently touring top bars in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield giving mixology demonstrations, cocktail tastings and discounted serves to eager customers who want to taste the rums which have won the “Best Rum” Trophy four times in the last six years. […]

Chairman’s Reserve ‘Sprint to the Finish’

*Press Release* St Lucia Distillers, as a member of a Commonwealth Country, has organised a cocktail competition with a difference in Scotland. In conjunction with their UK distributors, Emporia Brands Ltd, they have invited a number of leading bartenders from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen to take part, competing for a chance to go to the […]

Chairman’s Reserve Cocktail Competition Winners Announced

Press Release Wednesday the 19th March saw the final of the Chairman’s Reserve Cocktail Competition, staged at the Drinks Live Theatre in the Northern Restaurant and Bar Show in Manchester which, with over 250 exhibitors and 50 tastings and events, has become the largest food and drink trade exhibition in the North. With an expert judging […]

Rum Inventory

A1710 La Perle Brute Admiral Rodney Admiral Rodney HMS Formidable  Adelphi Selection Hampden 15 Adelphi Selection Monymusk 14 Appleton Estate Extra Appleton Estate VX Appleton Estate Reserve Appleton Estate 15 (Canada Only Release) Appleton Estate 21 Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary Blend Antigua Distillery Heavy Traditional 2012 Bacardi 8 Bacardi Gran Reserva Bacardi Single Cane Estate […]