Who’s up for a Mango Daiquiri?
This Mango Rum is a collaboration between Cornwall’s Dead Man’s Fingers and flavourphile Will Borrell, the creator of the much-loved Vestal Vodka. This dream team have worked their fingers to the bone to produce a series of punchy flavoured rums to die for.
The flavour here is an enhancement to what was already an exceptional rum. The base is an award-winning, two-year-old Caribbean rum, full of toasty notes, baked cake, roasted nuts, vanilla and clove-y spices. Layered over that comes magnificent mango and a twist of citrus. As a result, this bright yellow bottle contains the undisputed taste of summer and it’s screaming out for a party in the sunshine with Daiquiris, Vietnamese summer rolls and jerk barbeques. Mix it into juicy tropical cocktails or simply top it up with lemonade and a squeeze of lime to make the mango pop.
We had imagined that a flagon of this rum was prized from the gripping skeletal claws of a drowned Cornish pirate lost to Davy Jones’ Locker. And that the owners of The Rum & Crab Shack in St Ives had painstakingly recreated the elixir between shifts of boiling and broiling seafaring fare. However, it may not have gone down quite that way. The name ‘Dead Man’s Fingers’ is also what those in-the-know call the feathery gills that are removed when dressing a crab. (Now we’re hungry as well as thirsty.) But whether this exceptional rum gets its name from dark magic and sinister skulduggery or simply a macabre culinary term, Dead Man’s Fingers deserves its cult following.
£3.57 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3273983
Style No.: 822977
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