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The Best Rums Are Aged In Barrels

The Best Rums Are Aged In Barrels

You may think it to be old fashioned to age rum in a wooden barrel, but it's genuinely the best way to do it. Our range of award-winning rum and spirits are a testament to that fact. The barrel-aging process heavily influences the flavour notes, and colour profiles of...

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Illegal Tender Rum – 2022 Style Winner

Illegal Tender Rum – 2022 Style Winner

For the third year running our local distillery, Illegal Tender Rum Co has taken home gold for one of its best spirits. The iconic Distillers' Cut, already the winner of the 2020 and 2021 editions, has once again won gold at the 2022 World Rum Awards. These...

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Gin 101: Everything You Need to Know About Gin

Gin 101: Everything You Need to Know About Gin

The pleasing aromatic drink, gin, is fast becoming one of Australia’s favourite drinks. There’s a good reason for that; Australia has a variety of unique botanicals not found anywhere else in the world that provide amazing flavour and aromas to produce some of the...

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The Best Rum and Food Pairings

The Best Rum and Food Pairings

Rum and food pairings aren’t often seen, but by trying out some of the combinations below, you’re sure to be in for a treat. It turns out there are lots of lovely dishes that go with the flavourful and versatile spirit, and here we’re going to suggest some tasty...

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The Perfect Mixers For Our Rums and Spirits

The Perfect Mixers For Our Rums and Spirits

Let the ”rum” begin. Whether you're planning drinks for your next party, wanting to try some new rum mixers, or perhaps just curious about the world of rums and spirits, you've come to the right place. At Illegal Tender Rum Co, quality and authenticity are the...

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Is Rum Gluten-Free?

Is Rum Gluten-Free?

Short answer - YES! Well, at least ours definitely are. For all you gluten-free folks out there who love a good drink, you can breathe a big sigh of relief because Illegal Tender's spirits are made from brown cane sugar from Queensland. Our Australian rum is 100% free...

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