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Appleton Estate Signature rum

Appleton Estate Signature

Jamaica | Gold | 40.0% ABV

19 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great


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Posted 20 days ago by Ransom9 from United States with 8 ratings

It doesn't seem as funky as my beloved Myers Dark, but still a solid, reliable, mixing Jamaican rum. I'm looking forward to trying an aged Appleton Estate.


Posted 23 days ago by Seko from Czech Republic with 140 ratings

Hard to classify this new incarnation ot the Signature Blend - it does not fulfill its expected role of a Jamaica mixer, as it has only a hint of the characteristic esthery overripe banana smell and taste. On the other hand, there is surprisingly some oak present in both smell and taste instead (unusual for an equivalent of a gold mixer), then a hint of banana, spicy aftertaste with a bit of a sour twist and bit of an alcohol kick, all quite tame and mellow, especially when compared to Hampden Gold. Taking into account the price is some 20% higher than e.g. Captain Morgan - there is quite some value you get for you money. Of course no trace of sugar here.


Posted 24 days ago by Dan from United Kingdom with 52 ratings

On it's own, it really isn't great.

With a mixer, or as part of a blend in a cocktail, it's serviceable.

There are better rums in the price bracket.


Posted 2 months ago by 4candles from United Kingdom with 38 ratings

This rum is meant for mixing and not to be sipped. Good for a rum and cola.

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Posted 2 months ago by Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) from United States with 321 ratings

It was a little hard to drink this on the rocks. I’m sure it’s a good mixer but a solid 4 finger pour straight or on the rocks is not the way to drink this rum. Hints of the classic Appleton characteristics but I’ll stick with their better blends.

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Posted 2 months ago by Michal Ernest from Czech Republic with 74 ratings

Tento mladší bráška starší verze Apleton Estate Signature Blend je hodně podobný svému předchůdci. Rozdíl je opravdu minimální a hodně těžko rozeznatelný. Stará verze je pro mne i přes takto nepatrný rozdíl o něco chutnější. Pro mne není tento rum ničím výjimečný, ale rád jej koupím znovu na pomalé domácí večerní popíjení ve všední den. Chuť shnilé trávy v tomto rumu není pro můj jazyk moc vhodná, ale také neurazí a je dobré občas mít změnu.


Posted 2 months ago by Tad Generic from Canada with 24 ratings

I'll bump this one up on my personal list after broadening my Jamaican horizons. While not as robust as the 8 year, the funk and spicy burn is still there, and that's something that I've come to like.

This is probably going to be my go-to rack-grade rum when I want something that I won't feel heretical for mixing in cola or gingerale


Posted 3 months ago by Egghead66 from Canada with 26 ratings

Drinkable on ice but more like a mixer for me.🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂

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Posted 3 months ago by Comeau68 from Canada with 13 ratings

Basic mixing rum. Not a whole lot to say other that this is a good one to keep on hand for mixing. Good for those that just want a drink and a visit. Mix well and be happy.


Posted 3 months ago by Brantley from United States with 23 ratings

Color is nice aroma is overwhelming taste is smooth not too harsh hints of peach like label describes price is ok any more expensive wouldn't be worth it