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Week 27 in Review

Press for Facundo, the Real McCoy’s UK launch and a new Jamaican/Bajan blend makes noise in this week’s news.


imageFollowing its successful launch throughout the US, The Real McCoy rum is to launch at Imbibe in London this week through Distillnation. The Drinks Report has the full story.

Ever wonder what the Bacardi family drinks when they relax at the end of a long day? Now you have the chance to find out. Palm Beach Illustrated has the scoop on Bacardi’s new Facundo line of rums.

A new independent rum brand, called The Duppy Share, has launched in the UK with the intention to push premiumisation in the category. The golden Caribbean rum has been created from a blend of Jamaican and Barbados rums which have been aged in Bourbon barrels and then bottled in London. The Spirits Business has the full story.

“Take a sip of Appleton Estate 12 Year Old rum and you taste sweet spice, tantalizing smoke and vibrant orange peel. But you sense something else, too, something deliciously unique to Appleton’s Jamaican origins.” Toronto Sun has the full story.