Tasting: Mount Gay – Black Barrel

Mount GayBlack BarrelRémy Cointreau ABV: 43.0%Country: BarbadosStyle: BlendedPrice per bottle: GB£55.00Availability: Travel Retail Peter Holland – 9.3 Nose: Nutty and herbaceous. Dried coconut, along with raisins, dates, and a nice hint of ginger biscuits.Palate: Lovely texture. It’s rich, and packed full of dried stone fruits and molasses. More ginger biscuits

Tasting: Black Tot – 50th Anniversary Rum

Black Tot50th Anniversary RumSpeciality Drinks T/A Elixir Distillers ABV: 46.2%Country: Barbados, Guyana, JamaicaStyle: NavyPrice per bottle: GB£39.95Availability: Travel Retail Peter Holland – 9.7 Nose: Rich molasses, dried dates, a touch of orange peel, cinnamon, and ginger, with a heavy rum note of tarmac and diesel engine.Palate: Brightens with a burst