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Yes yes yes.
Love it .
Almost like Pussers.
But no cigar
This is big on explosive flavours, complex but quite raw. Great with a touch of ice or water to draw out more flavours and knock some raw edges off
Not only does it share my own surname but without doubt real navy rum real strength with Real taste first tasted 30 plus yrs ago still best Demerara and best price 👍
First taste is molasse, wood and sugar cane very fast turning in bitter wood. Aftertaste is longer but very bitter. Higher alcohol is nicely highliting the taste.
A lovely, Navy strength dark rum. Its nice as a mixing rum, but it really comes into its own when it's taken neat with a small amount of water added. The colour is very dark brown and the tastes are molasses, burnt sugar, toasted caramel and vanilla. It's very easy to drink, but be warned: over indulgence will lead to an awful hangover.
Recommended, especially if you like a stronger drink.
Heavy - and made heavier with copious amounts of caramel. Bitter notes afloat. Demerara? Nah. A cheap version of it.
Rich demerara sweetness and a pungent oakiness, Give a taste straight out of pirates of the caribbean! Delicous taste a fiery overproof burn for good measure.
Been on the sea in the sea and under the sea most of my life and I have never found a Rum to equal this Rum. Drink it neat but carefully is the only way but let it linger on the tongue to get the full flavour.
I don't have a drinks cabinet but I always have a bottle of Woods by the side of my chair. Buy it at the local supermarket but uneasy about the price as it keeps going up wish my pension went up at the same rate.
Sorry but I did not like it at all, I like rum but this one would put me off rum completely way too strong left horrible under taste in my mouth.
A staple diet for every British sailor was pussers and woods.
It's like mothers milk to us old uns
The perfect Rum for toasts
This is currently my favourite rum and has been cherished by me since my first sip back in the days when I was on the High Seas during the 60's and 70's. It is a powerful, very dark, almost black colour with an intense demerara sugar nose and super smooth burnt sugar taste that lasts and lasts and warms the cockles of your heart!
Almost black navy rum from Guyana bottled at 57%
Nose: strong charred oak and blackstrap molasses, fistfull of spices, licorice and a hint of vanilla.
Taste: hits you with a strong punch of charred oak and blackstrap molasses, evolves into licorice and a hint of vanilla with a peppery and charred oak finish.
I really like this even though it doesnt really taste like a usual demerara rum from Guyana, more like a blackstrap rum but its still great stuff nonetheless and really is something different than usual mass market rums.
Im sure this rum has sugar and colouring added but in this case the sugar doesnt bother me that much, it kinda mellows the aggressive charred molasses flavor of this rum and brings nice sweetness to your tiki cocktails when mixing
Mixability is great, also makes mean dark and stormys.
Quite good, fairly oaky but sweet enough to balance it
Wood's is a true classic and it's easy to see why sailors were upset when the tot was stopped if this was what they were drinking. This rum is exceptional value for money and a classic, using a recipe from 1887 and distilled in the world's oldest and only wooden still. I always have a bottle of this on the shelf and it's always gone far too quickly, this is easily my favourite rum in terms of cost effectiveness.
Nose and taste are predominantly toffee, caramel, Christmas pudding and similar flavours - all very pungent and long lasting due to the higher ABV of 57% (which is always great with rum).
If you haven't tried this yet you should seek it out immediately - a fine example of navy rum and Guyanese rum, using Demerara.
This has all the connections and nostalgia that rum should have. When you drink this you could imagine you are out at see, or half way around the world.
You could imaging drinking it in a warm home with friends or when it’s freezing on a rooftop bar in a European city.
It’s dark, but not overly sweet, it packs a real punch but does not destroy your taste buds.
For me this is the definition of rum.
Adevăratul rom de pirați.. Tare, dur dar totuși bine aromat și plăcut cu gheață
This is a first class rum in my opinion with so much flavour
Nose: Toffee, cinnamon, cloves and pepper spice on the nose with thick caramel notes.
Palate: Muscovado sugar, soft toffee and just a hint of the spice detected on the nose. This is very smooth, belying its hefty abv.
Finish: Surprisingly short but thick and syrupy toffee notes abound.
Overall: A rich, dark rum with a high abv that retains its smoothness. Would work well in a dark and stormy, despite the fact Wood's is distilled in Guyana, and not Bermuda.
Wow, this stuff is amazing and packs a hefty alcohol punch. Yes, as everyone says, Xmas Pudding, hints of citrus, caramel, burnt toffee, dark Chocolate and it pleasantly fizzes in your mouth. An absolute explosion of flavours. and finishes with a spicy aftertaste, in a very pleasant way. Wonderful stuff.
People, this rum kicks ass!
Tried to drink it neat. Well not tried, I succeeded. Haven't a clue what happened afterwards. The label said it was from Guyana but id never heard of it before so I thought I would give it a try. I can't say it is the nicest of flavours I have ever tasted but it is definitely one to keep for the guests.
Randomly found a rum bar in Paris and they had two different bottles of Wood's 100 Old Navy Rum. One was a regular run of the mill Wood's and the other one was bottled in 1980, so I just had to try both back-to-back. The newer version bottle and label looks boring whereas the 1980 bottle and design look properly old school. Both colors are identical, almost blackish reddish deep brown. Both have a strong engine oil and who knows what to the nose. Taste test is massively different. Regular bottle barely earns 7, whereas the 1980 bottle is much more mellow. They both have a rather strong afterburn due to 114 Proof. The 1980 earns a solid 8.
I’m not a navy rum fan usually, but i do like this one. Bags of flavour.
Great rum, found by accident in my local and loved it
Surprised our Navy is so respected if they got on this before battle. Bugger me, it's lethal. But very tasty. Tried it neat and I admit I'm not man enough to do that again. Slapped some ice and pepsi in it.
Wood's 100 Old Navy Rum rum review by Helen at A Mountain of Crushed Ice