Region - Kent, United Kingdom


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    A young, edgy house of spirits, Ableforth owes its distinctive gins, rums and brandies to the curiosity and experimental energy of its three founders. With its self-confessed uncompromising approach to liquid creation, Ableforth has been wowing mixologists, tasting circles, and discerning drinkers with its unique spirits and global bar takeovers.


    The word “rum” is often believed to be derived from rumbullion, a potent drink made by boiling sugar cane stalks. Especially popular among the seafaring community, the drink was known to trigger noisy exuberance and revelry amongst drinkers. Today, Ableforth’s Rumbullion! range of rums delivers the heady flavour and funk associated with the rambunctious rums of yore.


    42.6% AbV – 700ml

    Navy neater, the seafarers of an earlier era called it, for the dare-devilry and sheer bravery it inspired in them. The award-winning Rumbullion! from Ableforth is a spirit-and-spice throwback to this bygone time, evoking the naval grog from the Caribbean’s heyday as a military vantage point for the colonies. The blend contains carefully curated Caribbean rums infused with Madagascar vanilla and tropical spices like cinnamon, cardamom and clove. It has been known to induce merry-making and a generally convivial approach to life.


    Tasting Notes: If the nose of sweet, spiced vanilla and tangy orange peel doesn’t reel you in, the rich palate of cinnamon sugar, marmalade, honey and liquorice will. The spice and vanilla overtures continue in the long, lingering finish, which hints at sultry, decadent island nights by the beach. A memorable rum, whether mixed in a Mai Tai or a and Old Fashioned or just sipped alone.