Appleton Estate unveils brand refresh and new 8yo rum

Jamaican rum Appleton Estate has bottled an eight-year-old expression to coincide with a brand relaunch, which includes a new bottle design that will be rolled out across its entire portfolio. Appleton Eight Years Old Reserve was created by master blender Joy Spence. Bottled at 43% ABV, the rum is said to have aromas of spicy fruit and oak, followed by hints of honey, vanilla and Appleton Estate’s signature orange peel. The new release will be…

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Hampden Estate brings Great House rum to UK

Jamaican producer Hampden Estate has released its Great House Distillery Edition rum in the UK through drinks agency Speciality Brands. Only 240 bottles of the rum have been made available in the UK, distributed exclusively by Speciality Brands. The rum is a blend of two of the distillery’s spirits, which were distilled and matured on Hampden Estate in the north west of Jamaica. Created by master distiller Vivian Wisdom, Hampden Great House Distillery Edition is…

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