30/10/2020 SinShip Spirits won at the 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards - Special Feature on Los Angeles Drinks Guide
SinShip Spirits was launched in 2017 in San Diego County. It is owned and operated by a husband and wife team. Their first product was their SinShip Charon the Ferryman Silver Rum which is extremely clean and has floral/tropical fruit notes up front and then transitions into earthy, spicy notes on the back end. It is so smooth that it can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks with a squeeze of lime/orange. It also makes an amazing mojito and daiquiri.
Their SinShip 1930 Smoked Rum is the first peat-smoked rum produced anywhere in the world. They hand smoke oak chips in smokers using peat moss that they import from Ireland and then allow the rum to rest on the peat-smoked oak. Burnt caramel notes upfront are followed by tobacco, oak and cherry notes and it finishes with that peaty smokiness. It is best enjoyed neat but also makes an excellent old fashioned and smoky Mai Tai.
The SinShip Charon the Ferryman Silver Rum won a gold medal and SinShip 1930 Smoked Rum won a silver medal at the 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards.