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Probably The Smoothest Spiced Rum - In The World

Our Spiced Rum At Summer Shows We have been to a number of summer shows with our Wensleydale Spiced Rum, which we launched at the Great Yorkshire Show in the middle of July. We have been to many of these over the years with our range of ultra-premium craft gins, but we were not quite ready for the overwhelming reception our rum has received. You see, we are hitting a trend that we have been keeping an eye on for a while, as the interest in rum in general and spiced rum in particular has begun to grow, and is now beginning to take off. It reminds us of the spike in interest in craft gin a few years back....

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It’s All About Yorkshire - Wensleydale Spiced Rum

What is Wensleydale Spiced Rum? Wensleydale Spiced Rum is a double distilled premium spiced dark rum, which some are now calling the smoothest and perhaps the best rum made in the United Kingdom. This is extremely gratifying for us, and plays to something that lives at the heart of our distillery, and is also central to the gins that we make, making top quality Yorkshire-based products and representing the Yorkshire region that we are so proud of with high quality products. For us it is all about Yorkshire. With our gins this is slightly easier than with our rum, as we source and use as many local botanicals as we can, and use our Yorkshire Dales spring water to cut...

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How we Eliminated “Rum Face”

Wensleydale Spiced Rum Our recently launched Wensleydale Spiced Rum is fast being recognised in an array of reviews as one of the smoothest spiced rums on the market. So, how did we do this, and what is it about our double-distilled dark rum that makes it so easy to drink? Well, when we were creating our rum, we had one key objective, and that was to eliminate “rum face”, that grimace and recoil that seems to accompany the first sip of rum that has maybe not been given the love and attention necessary to make a premium drink. The first thing we discovered, most people put mixers in rum to mask the taste of the rum. From a distillers point...

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