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Admiral Nelson's Premium Spiced rum

Admiral Nelson's Premium Spiced

United States | Spiced

5.6/10 (43 ratings)
Easily consumable in a bind

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Posted about 1 month ago by mc from United States with 41 ratings

Harsh and unbalanced. An attempt at a Captain copycat that falls far short. Not worth it.

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Posted 5 months ago by Kevin from United States with 27 ratings

Great your open bar party with a lot of guests. not only because of the price but because of the flavor too. Again only a mixer.

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Posted 6 months ago by Chrysostom from United States with 2 ratings

This is genuinely better than Captain Morgan's (and the Black Patch is better than Sailor Jerry's), while being significantly cheaper. It's sweet, but not overmuch, and is nicely spiced with cinnamon and vanilla predominating, but not overmuch. It's balanced, and if drank straight, has none of the fusel booziness associated with cheap liquors.

This is the most pleasantly-surprising well liquor I've ever had - enough so that I asked the bartender what she was using and then picked up a fifth for $7.

As another reviewer aptly noted: 'If I were throwing a party with a lot of guests who really don’t care as long as the drinks are good, I would bring the Admiral to the bar by the gallon.'

I drink to that.

I'm a BJCP beer judge, not a spirits taster, so take it for what it's worth. I prefer scotch and rum, and dislike vodka, gin, tequila, and most liqueurs. I like mezcal, though.

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Posted 6 months ago by Skyvie from United States with 30 ratings

Very simplistic flavor. Slightly sweet & powerful vanilla flavor. Overall crappy. You can do so much better than this. Don't bother.

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Posted 9 months ago by Chaarzarul from United States with 1 rating

Try it with milk. Just try it, if you need a mixer.

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Posted at Tie Breakers Sports Bar 10 months ago by Wayne2ecu from United States with 1 rating

I used to drink Captain Morgan’s until I tried Admiral Nelson. It’s spicy and sweet and a heluva lot cheaper. I prefer mine with Pepsi, coke is too sweet.

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Posted about 1 year ago by PacificSpice from United States with 16 ratings

If you handed this to me and told me it was supposed to be spiced I would tell you were lying. Too much burn for 70 proof, something I would expect from a 100 proof spirit. It's missing the spice and its a no go for me.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Jason from United States with 68 ratings

Great vanilla nose, decent spice flavor, but too much of an alcohol burn. Very much like rubbing alcohol. I would use only as a mixer.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2606 ratings

Had a rum tasting on a sunny Saturday afternoon, because why not. Admiral Nelson's Spiced Rum bottle looks very cheap and low end. Awful artificial flavor burst followed with pure alcohol to the nose and palate. Very strong burn at the end. Better skip this one for your own sanity.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Daniel from United States with 5 ratings

Can’t beat around the bush on this one, the Admiral is a cheap budget rum that has the look of a generic captain Morgan. That doesn’t make this a bad rum, I would actually put it in, or very close to, the same category as Captain Morgan, which is to say it isn’t great but neither is it terrible. Vanilla is very dominant in aroma and taste, sweet, not super smooth but goes down without too harsh an aftertaste. Definitely a mixer, I personally wouldn’t recommend drinking it neat. Half gallon usually runs between $15 and $20. Would be a good choice for a party or get together you wanted to keep on the cheap.