Forres Park was developed for the exclusive use of the Fernandes family and their estate workers. The name is derived from the old sugar estate that the family acquired in the 1930’s. This over-proof rum was stored in enormous wooden casks or ‘ puncheons ‘ as they were then called.
Puncheon rum (or puncheon ) is a high proof heavy -type rum produced in Trinidad and Tobago. Three local brands, Forres Park, Caroni and Stallion produce bottles that are 75% alcohol by volume. The first puncheon rum is said to have been manufactured in 1627 by the makers of Caroni Puncheon Rum .
The suggested price for a 750ml bottle is $89.99. Chang said the highly consumed Forres Park puncheon rum has skyrocketed from $1,125 to $1,286. A bottle now costs $119.99. The popular Royal Oak rum has risen from $1,052 to $1,186 per case.
Babash is a traditional rum which has its genesis in the Sugar Cane Industry. After its discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1492, people from all over world were bought to Trinidad to cultivate sugar cane. The name given to the product is Ba Bash, Mountain Dew, or Bush Rum.
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(A puncheon is generally defined as a barrel holding 500 liters.) Besides the growing interest in and use of puncheons , there is also a move toward fermenting in larger oak uprights, with perhaps the best known being the construction of a new winery facility around the large tanks at Robert Mondavi Winery.
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Bush Rum is inspired by the flavoured style of rum that originated in the Caribbean. The ‘ Bush ‘ refers to foraged flavours which are added to the rum , making it vibrant and tropical. We found this style of rum a few years ago in the Caribbean.