Browsing Posts in: Rum / Rhum

The lowdown on rum with Richard Seale – Master Distiller, Foursquare Rum

15 Comments on The lowdown on rum with Richard Seale – Master Distiller, Foursquare Rum

Sugar cane

Richard Seale is one of the most respected names in the rum industry, with decades of experience, and the man behind some of the best names in the business, including Doorly’s, Foursquare and RL Seale….

Continue reading »

New Foursquare rum – just in time for Black Tot Day

11 Comments on New Foursquare rum – just in time for Black Tot Day

Foursquare Rum

In the rum world, July is an important month. Not only is it the beginning of summer – a time when even the rain-lashed shores of the UK can pretend that they have regular Caribbean-style sunshine –…

Continue reading »

Unsung heroes – new discoveries from The Whisky Exchange

9 Comments on Unsung heroes – new discoveries from The Whisky Exchange

Unsung Heroes

Here at The Whisky Exchange, we’re always on the lookout for something different, whether it’s a new take on an established favourite or a totally new idea that makes us sit up and take notice….

Continue reading »

All whiskies to carry age statements by 2017 – exclusive

72 Comments on All whiskies to carry age statements by 2017 – exclusive

Compulsary age statements

The Whisky Exchange has learned of a startling development that could turn the whisky industry on its head – within 12 months, every spirit produced in the EU will need to declare its age on the label….

Continue reading »

Plantation Rum – showcasing the blenders’ art

5 Comments on Plantation Rum – showcasing the blenders’ art

Plantation Tasting

After a whisky-heavy beginning to our tastings calendar, we jumped away from Scotland for something more exotic – Plantation Rum. We were joined for the evening by founder and master blender Alexandre Gabriel, who brought…

Continue reading »

Foursquare Spiced Rum – a class act

4 Comments on Foursquare Spiced Rum – a class act

Foursquare Rum Distillery

A lot of people have a soft spot for spiced rum, particularly at this time of year. The combination of rich rum and sweet spice works a treat, particularly served with a mixer or made…

Continue reading »

The Whisky Exchange Blog Review of 2015

8 Comments on The Whisky Exchange Blog Review of 2015

New Year 2015

2015 was as busy as ever, with loads of new drinks appearing on our shelves and more customers than ever before – thank you for making it such a success. It’s now 2016, and that…

Continue reading »

Plantation Rum – Caribbean character with a French twist

11 Comments on Plantation Rum – Caribbean character with a French twist

Plantation Rum

If you’re a fan of rum then you’ve probably heard of Plantation. Exploding onto the scene a few years back, they’ve already grown to become one of the most-awarded rum bottlers in the world, including…

Continue reading »

The Whisky Exchange Spirit of the Year 2016

5 Comments on The Whisky Exchange Spirit of the Year 2016

Spirit of the Year 2016

We sell thousands of spirits at The Whisky Exchange, so choosing our Spirit of the Year is a tough challenge. This is the third year we’ve given an award to our favourite spirit of the…

Continue reading »

November Deals of the Month – Appleton and Glenkinchie

6 Comments on November Deals of the Month – Appleton and Glenkinchie

Malt/Spirit of the Month

It’s the first week of November, which means it’s time for a new Spirit and Malt of the Month! And this time we’re going big. First up is one of the most popular well-aged rums…

Continue reading »

Three great offers on whisky, rum and Champagne

4 Comments on Three great offers on whisky, rum and Champagne

October Deals

Each month, we choose a whisky and a spirit that we particularly like and knock a chunk off the price. Now and again, we do the same thing with Champagne. We’re nice like that. October is no exception, and…

Continue reading »

Havana Club 7 – a Cuban revolution

6 Comments on Havana Club 7 – a Cuban revolution

Havana Club

Havana Club is one of the biggest-selling rums in the world, and they’ve earned their spot at the top. They can trace their rum-production pedigree back over 130 years, and in that time they’ve seen revolution,…

Continue reading »

Black Tot Day – competition time

3 Comments on Black Tot Day – competition time

Black Tot Day Competition

At this time of year, there’s one spirit on our minds here at TWE – rum. With Independence Day of Jamaica next Thursday, it gives us a chance to highlight our comprehensive range, starting with…

Continue reading »

Gosling’s Dark ‘n’ Stormy – for when it’s bright ‘n’ sunny

2 Comments on Gosling’s Dark ‘n’ Stormy – for when it’s bright ‘n’ sunny

Gosling's Dark N Stormy

The past few weeks have been hot in the UK, with some of the highest temperatures recorded down the road from TWE HQ. Fortunately for us, the air conditioning in the office is particularly effective,…

Continue reading »

Dry January – time for an epiphany

7 Comments on Dry January – time for an epiphany

Food pyramid

Christmas is now officially over, the New Year is here, and for me, it’s time to give my body time to regroup. Every January, various charities promote an alcohol-free month; among them this year are Alcohol…

Continue reading »
Showing page
1 of 2
Scroll To Top