The contribution of the barrel allowed this colorful rum to patinate and gain in greed with more buttery and jammy notes.
But what does the LROK mark mean?
LROK (Light Rum Owen Kelly) is the punchiest mark while keeping a good balance in terms of non-alcoholic particles (congeners). We are talking about 300 to 450 gr / hlaap of ester.
Built around 1750 the Hampden distillery originally belonged to a Scotsman, Archibald Sterling. Hampden is known for its heavy rums distilled in copper stills. The fermentation is long and natural (no use of commercial yeasts).