Foxhole Spirits creates botanical rum

English producer Foxhole Spirits has moved into rum with the launch of a botanical bottling, called Mad City. Mad City Botanical Rum is the third product in Foxhole Spirits’ portfolio, following the launch of Foxhole Gin and Hyke Gin. The new premium white rum is a blend of four Fairtrade-certified rums from Jamaica, Guyana, Dominican Republic and Barbados. The rum’s recipe also includes 25 botanicals, which have been sustainability sourced where possible, including coffee, coconut,…

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Silk Road seeks new name for rum after trademark spat

London-based start-up Silk Road Distillers has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a bid to raise funds for the relaunch of its white spiced rum following a trademark conflict over its name. In October last year, Silk Road Distillers claimed to have created a “brand new spirit category” with the launch of the UK’s “first” white spiced rum. The rum has now been temporarily retitled Rum with No Name after its co-founder George Agate was told…

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Silk Road Distillers creates ‘first’ white spiced rum

London-based start-up Silk Road Distillers claims to have created a “brand new spirit category” with the launch of the UK’s “first” white spiced rum. Silk Road’s White Spiced Rum uses six vapour-infused botanicals during the distillation process, which is said to create a “delicate, light and more refined” spirit. Each batch of Silk Road White Spiced Rum is created in small quantities, bottled and labelled by hand. It is recommended for sipping neat or mixed…

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