Red Leg launches banana-flavoured spiced rum

Spiced rum brand Red Leg has released a banana-flavoured expression and a pre-mixed rum and ginger ale with Franklin & Sons. The new Red Leg Banana Rum is the second line extension from the spiced rum brand, following the launch of a pineapple-flavoured variant in October 2019. Red Leg Spiced Rum is distilled in the Caribbean, rested in oak barrels and infused with Jamaican ginger and vanilla. The new expression has been infused with 100%…

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Ian Macleod brings Langs Rum back to UK

Family-owned Ian Macleod Distillers has revived Jamaican rum brand Langs with the launch of a banana-flavoured expression in the UK. Langs Jamaican Rum was originally imported in 1861 when it was brought to Glasgow from the Caribbean. The original recipe for Lang Bros Banana Rum was showcased at the Edinburgh international Exhibition in 1886. The Lang Brothers brand joined Ian Macleod Distillers’ portfolio in 2003 as part of the firm’s acquisition of Highland whisky distillery…

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Discarded creates rum with banana peel

William Grant & Sons has extended its Discarded line with the launch of a Caribbean rum infused with banana peel. The launch of Discarded Banana Peel Rum follows the “success” of the brand’s inaugural product – Discarded Sweet Cascara Vermouth. The vermouth was infused with cascara, the outer fruit of the coffee berry and a waste product in coffee production. Discarded Spirits Company has used banana peel, an “overlooked ingredient” that is usually binned, to…

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