Antelope Island Rum

Our Inspiration

Made in Utah
no GMO
Artesian Well Water

What makes Antelope Island Rum unique is our commitment to using regionally-sourced raw materials. Blending green sugarcane and the highest quality molasses, both from Lula-Westfield in Paincourtville, Louisiana, and artfully proofing with our artesian water sets our flavors apart from all others.

92 Points – The Tasting Panel Magazine June 2018
Gold Medal – Wine and Spirits Wholesale of America 2018
Silver Medal – Denver International Spirits Competition 2017
Silver Medal – San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017

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How to Taste

Make sure you have a clean palate (your mouth). Common palate cleansers are bread or unsalted crackers.

The first thing to look for when tasting a new rum is what it looks like. Take note of its color, is it clear or cloudy, light, golden or dark – this can help prepare your brain for what is about to come next.

Commonly referred to as “nosing” this is where you sniff the rum to soak in those delicious aromas. Short quick sniffs are best to capture different aromas. You have about 7 seconds before your nose gives up and stops noticing things so try and identify things quickly.

The first sip is always a bit of a shock to the tongue, so take a small sip to get the light burn out of the way so you can then focus on the flavors.

Take a second, slower sip and let the rum float around your mouth and the vapors float into your nose to identify more aromas. Here you want to look for sweetness, bitterness and spiciness & acidity. Make a note of what you observe.

Next, take another sip and pay attention to the consistency or the rum, is it smooth, light, thick? Does the flavor intensify or stay the same? Compare this to what you noticed in The View above.

Swallow the rum and pay attention to the after taste. How quickly does it fade away? Do more flavors present themselves, do other flavors disappear.

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