March 2, 2020
Drinkhacker rates the Fiji 2004 and "A" and the Guyana 2005 an "A-." Fiji 2004 – “An exceptional example of the classic Fijian rum profile..." and the Guyana Port Mourant Demerara 2005: "Intensely flavored and lasting, it’s a rum to turn to when a luxe pot still offering is on the bill."
Paste Magazine reviews the Belize 2005: "If big, decadent aged rums are your thing, it’s another bottle you should be seeking out."
Esquire Magazine calls Holmes Cay one of the best rum brands to buy right now: ''These are rums that you should take your time with, the way you might with a complex scotch whisky.''
Liquor.com calls Holmes Cay 2005 2020’s Best Single Barrel Rum.
Cigar & Spirits Magazine ranks Holmes Cay’s Barbados 2005 a 93 out of 100 in its July-August issue.