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Equiano Original Dark Rum - 700ml - The World's First African & Caribbean Rum - Multi Award Winning - The perfect session Rum - Special Dark Rum Gift - Rum Deal of the day

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The rum from Foursquare is aged in American white oak, while the liquid from Gray's is aged in French limousin oak and Cognac casks. A multi-award-winning premium aged rum, Equiano Rum is made by two distilleries in two continents, bringing the flavours each together for something truly unique. The 43% abv also delivers aromas of light tropical fruits, citrus oils and hints of green apple as it warms and acclimatises to your glass. Like any quality premium barrel aged rum, Equiano subtly delivers tropical warmth as soon as its aroma touches your nose.

Other non-essential cookies are used to track visits anonymously and collect information for making reports. What's more, the spirit is named after Olaudah Equiano, a freedom fighter who played a pivotal part in the abolition movement, and the folks behind Equiano Rum donate 5% of the annual profits to ground level equality projects each year.

Named after Olaudah Equiano, an entrepreneur and freedom fighter whose autobiography shaped history. This expression blends molasses rum from the Caribbean with sugar cane juice rum from Africa to create this one-of-a-kind dram. There is a bright fruit character to the palate, supported by hints of liquorice, which is well-rounded and lingers on the finish. The expression is matured in a combination of ex-bourbon and ex-cognac casks to create its fabulously sweet flavour.

There are two distilleries, Foursquare and Gray's Distillery, who make the rum, while the brand is owned and run by drinks marketeers Aaisha Dadral and Amanda Kakembo, Rum Ambassador Ian Burrel and more. ON THE NOSE
Like any quality premium rum, Equiano subtly delivers tropical warmth as soon as its aroma touches your nose. Equiano is a premium, limited batch aged rum, that is 100% natural, with no colorants, no flavourings, no spice or added sugar.Introduction In the rugged, picturesque landscapes of the Cambrian Mountains near Aberystwyth, Wales offers tales steeped in myth and legend. The liquid is a limited batch blend from one of the best emerging distilleries in the world, Gray’s in Mauritius, and the world-renowned Barbadian distillery: Foursquare. ON THE PALATE
The initial mouthfeel of this light rum is a medium sweet taste of ripe sugarcane, more tropical fruit and citrus peel, layered with green apples, pears and hints of vanilla and light oak on the palate.

He was a visionary who invested in eclectic barrel types, small pot stills and a proprietary yeast strain which lead. Equiano is a multi-award winning rum company; a collaboration between two unique distilleries on two different continents, marrying the best from both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, to bring something entirely new to a centuries old craft. brought these two rum purists together to create a 100% natural rum, with no spices or additives and no added sugar. Equiano starts its journey at Gray's distillery in Mauritius, where fresh molasses is barrelled for 10 years in a combination of French Limousin Oak and Cognac casks, giving the liquid complexity and depth of flavour. A collaboration between two prestigious distilleries, this premium rum marries 1 1 year cognac cask rum from Gray's distillery in Mauritius, with 8 year bourbon cask rum from Foursquare in Barbados.

are on a mission to redefine a four-century-old industry by creating unique blends of rum from around the world.

The funds raised from every sale on this site go directly to The Equiano Rum Co Foundation Grant, which will support Anti-Slavery International throughout the next year. On the palate: Equiano delivers all the natural sweet notes of a well-aged rum from American white oak ex-bourbon casks. ON THE NOSE
A harmonious balance of fresh sugarcane with hints of vanilla, dried light oak and touches of earthy, herbal notes normally associated with sugarcane juice rum. On the palate, it has a smooth and rich flavour, with notes of dark chocolate, dried fruit, and a slight spiciness.Once blended, the rum undergoes a second maturation in Spanish Oloroso casks, adding a huge depth of character. The company is committed to supporting ethical and sustainable practices in the production of their rum, and a portion of their profits goes towards supporting social justice causes. The unique blend is created to celebrate the diversity of cultures that came together to make the rum possible.

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