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J. Bally 2002 rum

J. Bally 2002

Martinique | Agricole

7.6/10 (14 ratings)
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Posted over 3 years ago by Charles M from United Kingdom with 126 ratings

A really really good rum. Rich, soft, powerful, complex. The nose has a rich floral/herbal sweetness to it, while the palate has a wonderful earthiness. Quite expensive but really good. Balanced and harmonious.

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Posted about 2 months ago by Waffenprofi from Germany with 3 ratings

This bottling was particularly successful. Only topped from 1998

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Posted 6 months ago by Quintin from United Kingdom with 61 ratings

The colour looks alluring, but the smell is a bit musty. The taste is smooth and appart from subtle taste of molasses and nutmeg it seems to fade quickly to a dry woody aftertaste. Might try it again at another time.

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Posted 8 months ago by Malei from France with 75 ratings

Pas de violence, rond mais sans trop, des arômes caramels sans trop de sucre. Un rhum plutôt équilibré.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Calmar from Russian Federation with 25 ratings

Приятный ром, не десертный, довольно сухой, пряный, терпкий, но без дуба, очень хорошо. 8/10

Pleasant rum, not dessert, rather dry, spicy, tart, but without oak, very good.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Joola69 from United States with 2643 ratings

Bought a bottle of J. Bally 2002 while vacationing in Martinique. Very nice old school bottle and label design. Super dry Rhum Agricole flavors alongside grass, spices, citrus and plenty of floral notes to the nose and palate. Very strong burn at the end being so dry. Rhum Agricole fan boys can easily add 2 points to my score.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Halsey from United States with 25 ratings

Nice, non aggressive nose, slightly floral with a hint of sweetness. As said before, Cognac in color (maybe a tad darker). Spice and alcohol first in the mouth with banana and a bit of clove. Not overly sweet. Nicely balanced. A good sipping rum, and certainly up to anything you care to mix it with. I like it a, no.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Tomy from Romania with 419 ratings

A interesting rum, sweet on the palate with fruity notes of pineapple, banana and fruits. Beautiful mineral and vegetal notes in the end.

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Posted over 2 years ago by piratejabez from United States with 314 ratings

43% ABV. Very herbal. Sweet grass. Peppermint and cherries. Anise. Mulled cider. Cinnamon, clove? Cranberries. Brine. More cider on the palate. Hint of bitterness. Medium finish.

Very interesting that this reminded me so much of spiced cider. Hopefully it wasn't just in the air around me... Anyway, still a pleasingly dry Bally with numerous spice elements for interest.


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Posted about 3 years ago by Evgenii from Russian Federation with 19 ratings

Color: cognac
Aroma: light, floral, medical, grilled sugar, herbaceous, fruit, notes of cocoa, in the background vanilla
Taste: dry, slightly spirtuzen, herbs, medicine, salt
Aftertaste: short to medium, soft, sweet, herbaceous, peppery

Good rum. 85 points