The Times of London has published an excellent article about the new popularity and appreciation of rums – and according to the author, this increase in interest and sales is at the expense of scotch. Whether this is a temporary fad or a trend that Barbados’ rum industry will be able to profit from for the next 20 years is still to be decided, but as they say “any publicity is good publicity”.
Again according to the writer, “At the top end there is Doorly’s XO from Barbados, a smooth raisiny rum aged in oloroso sherry barrels.”
At Barbados Free Press, our fully trained and experienced team of rum experts feel obliged to mention that Mount Gay Extra Old is an excellent “top end” rum at not a bad price compared with Doorly’s…
Is the sun over the yardarm yet? No?
Oh well… !
Times Online: A Rum Business