THE WORLD OF COCKSPUR RUM
PARTYING SINCE 1884!
Valdemar Hanschell was a Danish seaman who settled in Barbados, one of the biggest shipping ports in the Caribbean at the time, to establish a chandlery which would supply ships with food and other goods, including rum. Mr. Hanschell’s business and COCKSPUR’s popularity started booming and COCKSPUR Rum soon became the best-selling rum in Barbados.
While Valdemar Hanschell was the mastermind behind COCKSPUR Rum and worked with a local distillery to craft his beloved rum. Mr. Hanschell’s vision of making flavourful Caribbean rum free of the impurities common to many spirits at the time. He improved the rum-making process and mastered the complexities of the fermentation and distillation processes. This revolutionary process produced a flavourful, dry, crisp, and “clean” COCKSPUR Rum that many have come to know and love.
Throughout the years, COCKSPUR Rum has stayed true to the traditional processes that makes this Rum unique, including using only the purest coral-filtered water and the finest selection of oak barrels. The Rum also continues to be aged in a beach-side bond amongst the warm Caribbean sunshine and fresh ocean breezes.
Another tradition that COCKSPUR Rum has maintained is its vibrant icon, The Rooster, which continues to be the life of the party, just as it was over 130 years ago.