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Easily consumable in a bind
Worst rum I have ever had the misfortune to try. No depth, no character, no noticeable flavours and no redeeming features. Tastes artificial, more like a failed chemical experiment than a rum.
Okay, it has a creepiness factor of 10 which makes it stand out from all other rums out there in regards to containers. However can it stand apart from other rums in regards to flavor?
First off the color is a light amber...closer to a yellow color in some apple juices. It has a slight sugar cane aroma with fair amount of astringency reminding me of ethanol. The flavor isn't too bad. Not great but it hits you with some sweetness and vanilla/toffee tones which then fades into a rather decent burn. Being that it's a blend of sugar cane juice and molasses it does have a bit of an agricole edge to it. The aging gives it a bit of oak bitterness bordering on objectionable but not quite. It ALMOST is a sipping rum but misses just by a tad. However it does very well as a mixer.
I recommend buying one bottle at least for the appearance and if you like it, buy another and tell your guests they were traveling salesmen....WERE....
Okay...feeble attempt at humor.
Not a bad rum. However it really doesn't stand out from other similarly aged rums. Therefore I can't go higher than a 7 here.
At bought this one as a present for my friend and just took one for my collection. After tasting it I really felt sorry for giving it away as a present, it really tastes like coming out of a fuel tank. It stays because of the great looking bottle, but it will never get empty...
Got a sample of this rum from RR Tasting Club. The only thing that makes this one a little bit better than the Dark Chocolate is the higher ABV.
It’s still the vanilla and sweetness that dominates.
Sorry to say, but it’s nothing I can recommend. It’s more a liquor than a rum.
Picture: The emptied bottle with the content poured in a glass out in the Stockholm archipelago.
Forget the bottle. This is a fine rum. Aromatic. Complex. Singular. Notes of spice, grass, and funk. Makes a mighty fine cocktail, probably is amazing with cola, and is a unique sipper. A little pricey, but try it if you get a chance.
Although this is a nice rum and the bottle design is one of a kind, I was honestly a little disappointed. This rum needs more strength and flavour to it. There's not enough punch in there and almost tastes a tad watered down. It is a very light rum and easy to drink.
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