MoR Mobile β


New Users Please read the thread in the Introductions Section.
Rum Lovers @ the Ministry of Rum

149 years ago in 1865, Destileria Serralles, Inc. was established in Puerto Rico.

Search by Label Name
Other Searches
Ministry of Rum Blog
Rum Events
Member Map
Rum Producers
Retail Index
Bars & Restaurants
Distributor Index
Rum Importer Index
Articles
Interviews
Frequently Asked Rum Questions
Rum 101
Test your Rum IQ
Rum Glossary
Rum Recipes
Ministry of Rum Giftshop
Trade Registry

Go Back   Rum Lovers @ the Ministry of Rum > Meet the Distiller / Blender > Who would you like to meet?
Forgot Password?
Register FAQ Members List Unregistered Posts Mark Forums Read

Who would you like to meet?

In the coming months registered members will be able to post questions to the people responsible for the rums we enjoy. Who would you like to meet?


Reply
 
    Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-09-2008, 12:47 PM   #71
angelsword
Senior Member
 
angelsword's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Driftwood, Texas
Posts: 716
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by el dorado View Post
The wooden stills are made of local hard wood.
How are the wooden stills heated? Do you use a double boiler system? Or internal steam coils? I can't see flame applied to the outside.
__________________
Daniel Watson
Mad Scientist
Temptryst Rum

Last edited by angelsword; 05-09-2008 at 12:52 PM.
angelsword is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 12:51 PM   #72
krustykrab
Senior Member
 
krustykrab's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Massachusetts -North Shore
Posts: 213
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Count Silvio View Post
Are you perhaps refering to the King of Diamonds bottle?
yes, it is the former king of diamonds.... is that a different blend then the new shaped bottle, or same blend, just diff bottle?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg ED12.jpg (9.8 KB, 11 views)
krustykrab is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 02:42 PM   #73
Hank Koestner
Senior Member
 
Hank Koestner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Orlando, Fl
Posts: 1,318
Default

Thank you again for all this incredible info!
__________________
Rum is the answer. What was the question?
Hank Koestner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 03:00 PM   #74
El Dorado
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Aging in the barrel
Posts: 105
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by krustykrab View Post
I have noticed that there are 2 different ED 12 bottle out there a tall, more traditional one, and a shorter, squatter one similar to your others - is there any difference in the blends, or did you just change bottles?

thanks!
It is just the packaging that is different. Initially we had the King of Diamond 12 years old. After the 15 years old was launched and it took the world by storm we decided to make the range hence repackaging the 12 years to extend the range of premium products, then cam the 21 and then 25.
El Dorado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 03:05 PM   #75
El Dorado
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Aging in the barrel
Posts: 105
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by angelsword View Post
How are the wooden stills heated? Do you use a double boiler system? Or internal steam coils? I can't see flame applied to the outside.
By direct steam injection through spargers.
El Dorado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 03:23 PM   #76
Rum Runner
Senior Member
 
Rum Runner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Posts: 1,493
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by el dorado View Post
By direct steam injection through spargers.
For those not familiar with the term "sparger", This would indicate a series of elongated metal tubes with small holes along the length which dispense the steam to heat the liquid to be distilled.
__________________
Waylaid in the West Indies
Rum Runner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 03:32 PM   #77
Tiare
Senior Member
 
Tiare's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Posts: 1,866
Default

Its really some learning to do here!
__________________
A Mai Tai a day.....Mai Tai roa ae!

A Mountain of Crushed Ice
Tiare is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 03:32 PM   #78
El Dorado
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Aging in the barrel
Posts: 105
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rum Runner View Post
For those not familiar with the term "sparger", This would indicate a series of elongated metal tubes with small holes along the length which dispense the steam to heat the liquid to be distilled.
Correct. Thanks Rum Runner.
El Dorado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 04:13 PM   #79
Tiare
Senior Member
 
Tiare's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Posts: 1,866
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by el dorado View Post
We are the only distillery in the world that has maintained quality and tradition, that is identical marks and original stills - wooden stills. This is what has made our rums so distinct as compared to others.
How old are the original wooden stills and how do you maintain them?
__________________
A Mai Tai a day.....Mai Tai roa ae!

A Mountain of Crushed Ice
Tiare is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2008, 04:31 PM   #80
Paulipbartender
Connoisseur's Cabinet Member
 
Paulipbartender's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: London
Posts: 686
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rum Runner View Post
For those not familiar with the term "sparger", This would indicate a series of elongated metal tubes with small holes along the length which dispense the steam to heat the liquid to be distilled.
That's a gold star moment Rum Runner. Straight to the top of the class
__________________
IPBartenders - UK Mixology Professionals
Paulipbartender is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

  Rum Lovers @ the Ministry of Rum > Meet the Distiller / Blender > Who would you like to meet?

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Craft Distillers in the US Edward Hamilton Rum News 9 09-20-2008 09:11 AM


All times are GMT -3. The time now is 01:03 PM.


Rum Chat
Recent Posts
Angostura Reserva
posted by bunnyhugs
Special Offers at Waitrose
posted by Berbician
Rum from Ecuador
posted by DanMtl
What's Your Most Recent Purchase?
posted by DanMtl
What was your first real rum purches
posted by Krjstoff
New members
posted by Krjstoff
What agricoles can I try next?
posted by Berbician
2012 Tasting Competition winners
Parcero Reserva Especial 12 Year Old Rum Parcero Reserva Especial 12 Year Old Rum
FNQ Platium Gold RumFar North Queensland Platium Gold Rum
Fore Castle Roasted Chili White RumFore Castle Roasted Chili White Rum
Last month this page was viewed more than 750,000 times by the best people in the world - those who appreciate rum.
Ministry of Rum on
facebook link
Follow @Ed_Hamilton on

vB ver 3.8.6 Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content on this forum copyright 1995 - 2011 Ministry of Rum . .