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Swell De Spirits Australian Rum 2012

Sale price£92.95
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Key Facts About This Rum

Bottler: Swell De Spirits

Founder: Michael Barbaria

Range: Wonders Of The World #14

Distillery: Secret

Age: 9 years old

Distilled: September 2012

Matured: Matured for 6 years in Australia, remainder in UK

Bottled: June 2022

Spirit: Single ex-bourbon cask

Alcohol by Volume: Cask strength at 66.9%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 368 bottles

Bottle Size: 500ml

Australian Rum 2012 Tasting Notes

Picture this: Head to the gym and jump over the varnished oak vault to land on the floor mats, a leather-covered table next to it with boxing gloves and linseed oil to soothe sore muscles.

Nose: It 's the smell of the gym with floor mats, trainers, leather hand guards and a bowl of chalk dust to protect hands from ropes dangling from metal hooks in the ceiling . There is a medicine cabinet with linseed oil, antiseptic creams and bandages for cuts.

Mouth: It's the boxing ring with ropes, boxing gloves and satin robes, rubber mouth guard with antiseptic rinse, ripe bananas and orange slices, polished silver trophies, plus avocado and chilli on sourdough, rice pudding with mango and cinnamon.

Finish: Chai tea and polished silver.

Swell De Spirits Australian Rum 2012
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Meet The Founder

Michael Barbaria

Swell de Spirits was founded by Michael Barbaria in 2021. Michael's two great loves in life are exceptional spirits, and surfing. So he launched independent bottler Swell de Spirits to combine his love of both.

In a relatively short period Michael has made a big mark on the world of artisan spirits. And gained quite a fan base around the world. Rather than focus on one particular spirits category, Michael bottles them all - as he loves them all. From world whiskies, through rums, to cognacs and more. But what they all have in common is that they really are exceptional quality. Michael has an excellent palate and leans towards big flavour bombs. Each of his releases is beautifully present, and some of the label designs are works of pop art in their own right.