Hampden DOK 2021 White Jamaica Rum 700ml
The Nectar of the Daily Drams
SKU code: 17116_700ml
Hampden 2021 White Jamaica Rum, 60% abv, 700ml (DOK Mark, Dermot Owen Kelly Pot Still)
The Hampden Distillery, nestled in the lush hills of Trelawny, Jamaica, is renowned for its exceptional rums and is regarded as a beacon of Jamaican rum-making heritage. With a history dating back to the late 18th century, Hampden Estate has a legacy steeped in tradition, craftsmanship, and a dedication to producing some of the finest rums in the world.
What sets Hampden Distillery apart is its unwavering commitment to the traditional production methods that have been passed down through generations. The distillery utilizes a unique combination of pot stills, fermentation techniques, and natural wild yeast strains, resulting in rums with distinct and complex flavors that are a true reflection of Jamaica's terroir.
Hampden Estate is also known for its long fermentation process, which can last up to three weeks. This extended fermentation allows for the development of unique and robust flavors in the rum, setting it apart from other rums in the Caribbean. The use of locally sourced sugar cane and pure spring water from the estate's own spring further adds to the distinct character of Hampden rums.
Hampden rums are cherished by rum enthusiasts for their bold and complex flavors, which often feature notes of tropical fruit, spice, and funk. These unique flavor profiles are a result of the distillery's traditional production methods, including the use of dunder pits, which are fermentation pits that contain decomposing organic matter, adding depth and complexity to the rums.
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