Twisted Roots Rum Runner Dark Rum 39% 70cl
Twisted Roots Rum Runner Dark Rum 39% 70cl

Rum Runner

Twisted Roots Rum Runner Dark Rum 39% 70cl

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  • Details

    Located just outside Bridlington on the East Coast of England, the Twisted Roots Distillery is the only producer of rum in East Yorkshire, and also one of the very few in the entire country actually making rum from scratch, as opposed to buying in spirit from the Caribbean.

    Piers Moat founded the small distillery in 2016 and uses dehydrated sugar cane juice from Mauritius along with extremely long fermentation periods with Champagne yeast. The pot still also runs for around 18 hours at a lower temperature, meaning dilution with water is minimal and flavour complexity is maximised.

    The Dark Rum was originally marketed by Piers as his Spiced Rum, but he discovered that drinkers  would more often describe it as a stright dark rum due to Piers not wanting to go overboard with the 'spiced' element. As a result, he's rebranded this as a 'Lightly Spiced' Dark Rum.

    And yes, there is a touch of soft spices - ginger, nutmeg, sweet cinnamon - but they are dark and deep. What comes to the fore is masses of molasses notes, treacle, dark caramel, cinder toffee. It's sweet and unctuous without being syrupy and overly sweet. For fans of Kraken this is absolutely the next level up - it sips incredibly well, goes with cola but also works in cocktails such as an Old Fashioned or even an Espresso Martini.

  • Delivery & Returns

    Delivery charges:

    Shipping rates are based on WEIGHT of goods - the total weight of your order will determine the cost of the shipping charge due to price banding imposed by the carriers we use.

    Please note due to our opening times goods ordered on a Saturday may result in a delayed arrival. Goods ordered on a Sunday or Monday will be shipped from the store on the Tuesday immediately following - please bear this in mind if you have a deadline.


    48 Hour Delivery uses the Tracked 48 service from Royal Mail, which provides a Tracking Number for you to follow its journey to your destination.

    Next Day Delivery uses DHL services, a tracking number will also be supplied to allow you to follow its journey.

    Items are NOT insured as standard, please contact us if you would like to discuss additional insurance for premium products.

    All products are securely packaged in Air-Shock bottle bags or excessive amount of bubble wrap for additional protection.

    All goods must be examined at the time of delivery and any damages or shortage must be recorded on the relevant delivery acceptance forms with the delivery. Un-examined or un-checked goods that result in a subsequent claim outside of a 48 hour period will not be accepted. Queries relating to claims must be made within 48 hours of receiving the goods, otherwise claims cannot be guaranteed.


    The Spirit Specialist offers EXCHANGES ONLY on unwanted items to an equal amount. Refunds will not be given, cash differences in favour of the purchaser in the case of an exchange will also not be provided.

    Your statutory rights are not affected.