From 300 independent distillers to now just one, Skipper Rum is distilled at the world famous Diamond Distillery at Plantation Diamond on the East Bank of the Demerara River.
Diamond Distillery operates the original production Stills used on three of the largest Sugar Estates of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Skipper is an iconic brand harking back to the 1930’s with outstanding product credentials. Only rum originating from beside the Demerara River in Guyana can have the appellation Demerara Rum’.
Skipper Rum is blended with rums that are at least 3 years old and which are distilled using 3 different types of still: The famous Diamond Distillery wooden stills, a Pot Still, an Enmore Coffey Still together with several standard Coffey Stills
Nose: Treacle, butterscotch and manuka honey on the nose, with hints of black pepper, espresso bean and charred oak.
Palate: Buttery and smooth with notes of crème caramel, gooey toffee and custard. Lots of spice going on, particularly pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Finish: Good length, fading away on cinnamon and gingernut biscuits.