Rum choice for Jamaica’s independence

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


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Toast Jamaica’s independence in style

It’s a good day to be a Jamaican. Not only did Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake pick up a gold and silver respectively in last night’s blink-and-you’ll-miss-it 100m sprint, it’s the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence. If that isn’t a reason to crack open the rum, well, quite frankly we’re not cocktail lovers…

Such a special occasion deserves something truly exceptional. We’re thinking the hand-blended, limited-edition Appleton Estate 50 Year Old Jamaica Independence Reserve rum aged in oak barrels for a minimum of 50 years. Only 800 bottles are available and at £3,500 each they’re certainly not cheap. But we reckon half a century of freedom and toasting the two fastest men on the planet certainly warrants such a majestic tipple.

The Cocktail Lovers

The Cocktail Lovers

The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)


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