Cockspur Rum was created in 1884 by Valdemar Hanschell, a Danish businessman who founded a ship chandlery in Barbados, which supplied visiting ships with goods such as ropes, sails, salt, fresh fruit, meat, and of course, rum. Over time, the popularity of his rum grew and he began exporting it around the world.
Crafted from the oldest rums kept on reserve at the distillery in Barbados, Cockspur 12 is expertly blended and then aged in oak barrels to create a smooth, mellow spirit. This rich, medium-bodied rum displays enticing aromas of brown sugar and warm vanilla on the nose, which lead to notes of dried fruit and baking spice on the velvety palate. This rum is best when sipped neat or on the rocks, but would also be an excellent addition to premium cocktails.
| Ultimate Beverage Challenge 93 points (Mar 2011)
Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2011 Finalist. Lush scents of brown butter, cane sugar and honey are featured in this expansive bouquet; flavors include butter cream, honeysuckle and brown sugar; long and deep.