Saturday, November 28, 2015

Westerhall 10XO Premium Rum

     One of the highlights of the Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival in St. Maartens was the Westerhall Distillery booth.   Westerhall is a legendary distillery from Grenada that has been producing top quality rums since the 1700's.  They have a long history of making fine rums at their historic distillery.

     Westerhall's 10XO is a ten year old premium rum that has already earned it status with a Gold Medal at the Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival  earlier this month.   This beautiful mahogany colored rum catches your eye immediately and when you open the bottle and the aromas start to catch you nose, you know that you are going to be in love with it once.

     Westerhall 10XO greets you with a taste of  caramel and smoky oak initially with a sweetness of honey, vanilla later joined by a combination of spices that you would expect from a rum that originates in the spice islands.   This is a rum slowly that finishes dry with a lingering flavor mocha and spice that fades at the end.

     Keep your eyes open in your favorite liquor store or cocktail lounge for this one.  Don't let it get away from you without tasting it.   ;o)