Rum Review: Highwood Imported White Rum
Posted by Arctic Wolf on November 14, 2009
Highwood Distillers are from my home province in Alberta Canada. Obviously with no locally grown sugar cane in my province, this rum must be imported. A quick check of the bottle only indicates that the rum originates from a blend of fine rums from the Caribbean. A description which does not really tell me much as to my knowledge all imported rum in Canada originate in the Caribbean.
When I talked to a Highwood representative, at the recent Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival in Edmonton, I mentioned that the their White Rum tasted like it was from Guyana to me. He confirmed that the blend was indeed predominantly a demerara blend. I forgot to ask him whether this was always the case with Highwood rums, a question I must remember the next time we speak.
Now this is a local brand, only available in western Canada, but I decided that reviewing a local product would not be a bad idea. So without further introduction, let me present Highwood Imported White Rum:
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