Holmes Cay (pronounced ‘key’) Rum curates a continuously evolving collection of the best small-batch, limited-edition rums, all distilled naturally and with the utmost integrity. Founder Eric Kaye — a lover and collector of rum as well as a lifelong entrepreneur with a deep knowledge of rum — has a clear vision of the spirit’s wide open potential. His purpose for Holmes Cay is to show consumers great rums that they can learn about, collect and savor.
In the United States, the rum category is still largely defined by dated references, tropical themes, and limiting cocktail programs. The opportunity to lead authentic elevation of the category nevertheless exists.
Holmes Cay was founded to help spirits lovers discover the exciting diversity of rum flavors. Eric Kaye and his wife and business partner Maura Gedid have created a brand that curates a wide variety of rum profiles, made with expertise and without short cuts for discerning drinkers and rum aficionados alike. Holmes Cay is a modern take on an aged product — letting the authentic, unadulterated beauty of the rum shine through.
When you see Holmes Cay on the label, you know the liquid and its source have been carefully chosen to ensure that the flavors will be rich, complex and balanced, showcasing the very best of their home distilleries. Each Holmes Cay product is an expression of craftsmanship and quality ingredients. Kaye selects each offering for exclusivity and exceptional taste, and each is presented without embellishment or additives.
Holmes Cay focuses on bringing special, limited-edition casks from respected and up-and-coming distilleries that are difficult or impossible to find in North America. With its Single Cask rums and more accessible Single Origin expressions and blends, Holmes Cay is about finding the best rums in the world and sharing them with discerning spirits lovers.