Hampden Estate brings Great House rum to UK

Feb 13, 2020by Melita Kiely

Jamaican producer Hampden Estate has released its Great House Distillery Edition rum in the UK through drinks agency Speciality Brands.

Only 240 bottles of the rum have been made available in the UK, distributed exclusively by Speciality Brands. The rum is a blend of two of the distillery’s spirits, which were distilled and matured on Hampden Estate in the north west of Jamaica. Created by master distiller Vivian Wisdom, Hampden Great House Distillery Edition is said to be an “intense and fruity” rum. Bottled at 59% ABV, Hampden Estate Great House Distillery Edition is available at specialist retailers and bars priced at RRP £90 (US$117) per 700ml bottle. Chris Seale, managing director, Speciality Brands, said: “Hampden Estate is renowned for making Jamaican rums of the highest quality which are praised by drinkers from all over the world. “Great House is a celebration of the distillery’s talent and longstanding heritage. We’re very pleased to be in a position to introduce this exclusive edition to rum aficionados across the country.”