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Based in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, The Wensleydale Spirit Company — producers of the internationally recognised and award-winning Taplin & Mageean craft gin range — has just announced the release of a brand new prestigious luxury spiced rum.

Wensleydale Spiced Rum is distilled, not compounded, which contributes hugely to its exceptional quality and flavour, which is derived from fermented molasses – the base of this rum.

Once fermented, Wensleydale Spiced Rum is double distilled in alembic copper stills, where a subtle combination of honey, cocoa, vanilla, mandarin zest, fresh ginger, black pepper and cardamom are added, producing a complex and accessible taste sensation.

The skill is balancing the botanicals to ensure that the taste journey is optimised. Each note must have the correct intensity to hit the palette at the right time to achieve the precise taste experience when consumed.

Commenting on the new spiced rum, Chris Taplin, co-owner and founder of Wensleydale Spirit Company, said: “Wensleydale Spiced Rum is a premium rum which resides alongside other world-famous brands from Wensleydale and North Yorkshire.

“Premium rums are all about quality and provenance. Our passion and attention to detail has led to the creation of a luxurious spiced rum that by using a combination of cocoa and other botanicals is a nod towards leading family brands that have been making confectionary in the North Yorkshire area for centuries.”

The Wensleydale Spirit Company is a proud producer of world-class craft spirits in the Yorkshire Dales, whose main aim is to produce high quality spirits that represent their region and which can stand alongside other leading global Yorkshire brands.

Wensleydale Spiced Rum will be available at the famous Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate on 13 July and has already been entered into an array of regional, national, and international spirit awards.


The company will be at Stand 139 at the Great Yorkshire Show | The new rum is available at the distillery in Leyburn and online: www.wensleydalespiritcompany.co.uk.

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