Cask 88 unveils single cask rum range

Posted by Mike Time on  August 14, 2020

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Whisky broker and independent bottler Cask 88 is hoping to target Scotch drinkers with the launch of its new range of single cask rums. The Cask 88 Rum Collection includes three expressions from South and Central America. The range includes a 20-year-old rum distilled in Guyana in 1999, a 21-year-old distilled in Guyana in 1998 and a 19-year-old rum distilled in 2000 in Nicaragua. The rums from Guyana are made at the Demerara Distillery, which
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