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Rum: Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaica

Bottled at 57%, navy strength, its a mix of heavy bodied Wedderburn style rum and medium bodied Plummer.

Size: 750mL

Proof: 114 (57% ABV)

Origin: Jamaica

Distillery: Hampden Estate

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Detailed Description

One of the most beloved rums in the mixology and Tiki communities, Smith & Cross is revered for bringing back the funky, high-hogo style of rum that had been sadly absent for many years. Distilled at the Hampden distillery in Jamaica, it’s a blend of two styles of pot-stilled rum, Plummer and Wedderburn, which fall at different points on the funkiness scale. Its gold color implies more aging than you might expect – the oldest rum here is three years, and most is far younger.

Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaica Rum Tasting Notes

Nose: Intense aroma of peaty smoke, wood spices and Earl Gray tea.highly aromatic rum leads with overripe banana, followed by leather, spice, and molasses.

Palate: Fruity esters and a touch of sweetness, but without the viscosity of added sugar.

Finish: The finish is more tobacco, spice, and citrusy grapefruit.

Distillery Information

Hampden Distillery is the only distillery in Jamaica that specializes exclusively in the making of Heavy Pot Still rums. It prides itself in the Art of making High Ester Rums from knowledge handed down from generation to generation using fermenters made more than a century ago. Although utilizing the latest technology and equipments to ensure product quality, Hampden’s Master Distiller and Wash Masters pride themselves in predicting the outcome of each production run making the process an art as much as a science.

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