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DeadHead Aged Rum is produced in Veracruze, Mexico from molasses and then double-distilled in a Pot Still. The rum is then charcoal filtered and lastly aged for six years in Sherry casks.
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.
I expected worse with this gimmick cheesy bottle.
However it's not that bad.
I'm not tasting much artificial flavorings like sugar/vanilla/ caramel
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.
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...
This seems more like a souvanere product, than a serious rum. I find the taste leaning towards tequila rather then good rum. Not for me.
Normally I stay away from rums like this. Usually they are 80% brand 20% product. In this particular case it's more like 60-40% with a decent product. It's nose is a bit disappointing but when you sip you get the mild aroma of a decent rum. With notes of spices an vanilla.
Katastrofalná fľaša, ostrá nepríjemná chuť v ktorej sa nedá nájsť žiaden pozitívny tón. Je to podľa môjho názoru nepodarok a navyše za vysokú cenu.
...kenne wenige Rums, welche mit ihrer Verpackung derart polarisieren. Die Einen regen sich darüber bereits so auf, dass sie nicht mehr die Möglichkeit haben unbefangen den Inhalt zu degustieren. Die Anderen sehen durch die "coole" Flasche bereits einen fantastischen Rum auf ihre Zunge gelangen. Ich persönlich finde den Rum gar nicht so schlecht, doch auch ich muss gestehen zur ersten genannten Gruppe zu gehören.
My first mexican rum. Didn't have high expectations on this one. But it was ok. Nose: alcohol and vanilla. Palate: not to sweet with flavours of exotic fruits and rasins.
Deadhead slabší rum s výrazným designem
vůně lehce alkoholová se sušeným ovocem
Chuť - alkoholová s pálením
Nijak extra neoslovil 6
Deadhead is completly missing any flavour, leaving you with taste and smell of ordinary alcohol. Good thing is, that it is still surprisingly drinkable, but there is no joy in it.Unique bottle could be saviour, but it looks better on picture. Cheap plastic material is yet another reason to be dissapointed.
Duft af fad og lidt chokolade? Ikke sprittet, og lidt slag af karamel. Altså det man kan nå at smage inden alt forsvinder igen. Sidder tilbage med en lidt flad fornemmelse. Den smager ikke grimt. Den er bare intetsigende.
Nice marketing with the bottle but the rum it self is quite hot. Not a rum I would recommend except for the souvenir bottle. The bottle would make a nice candle stick holder.
The bottle is the obvious selling point; unfortunately, one cannot eat or drink the plastic.
The rum itself is of darker mahogany brown color, a standard hue conjured by a liberal dose of caramel.
The nose is weak, with hints of caramel, and cocoa.
The taste begins with a weak sweet note (maybe some added sugar, but definitely not much), and develops into cocoa, dark chocolate, tobacco, the mouth-feel is slightly oily with a spicy, salty tones evoking aged salami, and perhaps soap. The finish is short to non-existent, bitter tannin with more cocoa.
Overall, a very thin and muted rum.
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