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Deadhead Aged rum

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.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Beukeboom from United States with 305 ratings

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.

Posted about 1 year ago by narc714 from United States with 49 ratings

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

Posted over 3 years ago by piratejabez from United States with 314 ratings

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.

Posted over 3 years ago by Dominik Starosta from Germany with 13 ratings

Spicy and dry rum. Hints of cedar, vanilla and honey. The finish resembles a fresh cutted grass fand oak

Posted over 3 years ago by Tasadar from Czech Republic with 35 ratings

It was a big disappointment for me. Don't recommend it at all. But it could be worst...

Posted over 4 years ago by Dave from Switzerland with 30 ratings

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...

Posted about 5 years ago by Joseph Doherty from United Kingdom with 25 ratings

I tried this because of the bottle, but discovered it was delicious

Posted over 5 years ago by martin jeppesen from Denmark with 228 ratings

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.

Posted about 6 years ago by Blake Jones from Australia with 2 ratings

Great tasting rum. I had to have it for the bottle, it tastes pretty great too.

Posted 6 months ago by Chris from Germany with 11 ratings

for this price, we expected much more. Too young and not smooth. only one person in a round of ten said acceptable.

Posted 10 months ago by Cuvelierl from Belgium with 25 ratings

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.

Posted 11 months ago by Roberto from Luxembourg with 35 ratings

Sorry, nice gimmick. That is all.
Maybe a good choice for a Gift, but nothing who is liking a good Rum

Posted 11 months ago by pebron from Slovakia with 16 ratings

Katastrofalná fľaša, ostrá nepríjemná chuť v ktorej sa nedá nájsť žiaden pozitívny tón. Je to podľa môjho názoru nepodarok a navyše za vysokú cenu.

Posted 11 months ago by Schmid from Switzerland with 52 ratings

...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.

Posted about 1 year ago by Kapten66 from Sweden with 2 ratings

Den här är lagom söt. Lite kick mot slutet. En god rom i övre skicktet.

Posted almost 2 years ago by Dan-Fix from Sweden with 113 ratings

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.

Posted almost 2 years ago by filovo from Czech Republic with 167 ratings

Deadhead slabší rum s výrazným designem
vůně lehce alkoholová se sušeným ovocem
Chuť - alkoholová s pálením
Nijak extra neoslovil 6

Posted almost 2 years ago by Soweek from Czech Republic with 71 ratings

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.

Posted about 2 years ago by Thomas Breuning from Denmark with 180 ratings

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.

Posted over 2 years ago by Cameron from Australia with 19 ratings

Didn't really get me excited - harsh, probably good as a mixer. I must admit it was probably the packaging that caught my eye!

Posted over 2 years ago by jmp3 from United States with 88 ratings

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.

Posted over 2 years ago by Tomy from Romania with 388 ratings

Don't recommend it at all. It's a strange combination of aromas.
I still managed to drink it somehow :-)

Posted over 2 years ago by Mihai from Romania with 206 ratings

nimic intersant, destul de fin dar fără pretenții..

Posted over 2 years ago by Kamamura from Czech Republic with 28 ratings

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.