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Kaniche XO rum

Kaniche XO

Barbados | Aged

Kaniche XO rum is produced in Barbados where it is first aged in bourbon casks. It is one of the few rums that is then double aged for a more mellow finished in Pierre Ferrand ex cognac casks at their location in France.

7.7/10
162 ratings
Recommendable to most

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Posted 13 days ago by Joshuanewill from United States with 8 ratings

This is well worth picking up. Get this one before the price goes up because it will.

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Posted 1 month ago by KINhuna from United States with 11 ratings

I was completely surprised by Kaniche XO and it's become a favorite sipper that won't break the bank. High Rating (8) reflects the value (under $30). I realize that some may find the sugar a detraction, however, it's very smooth and perfect on the rocks for an enjoyable sipping sundown.

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Posted 3 months ago by Ric Mims from United States with 10 ratings

Kaniche approaches your palate in such a unique way. Its at first difficult to gauge all the flavors as what you get front to back is completely different.Sweet and fruity with a hint of a smooth oakey flavor. Price point on this one is solid as well. Impicked it up at Total Wine.

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Posted 4 months ago by Angel from United States with 10 ratings

Really enjoy this rum, not to the level of Diplomático but it’s very close.

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Posted 4 months ago by gypsysb from United States with 21 ratings

Not as layered as the Perfeccion but has a nice bite.

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Posted 5 months ago by Skyvie from United States with 37 ratings

Sweet oaky "sugary" flavor. Not sweet like sugary rums ( Zaya 16yr), but rather like a "dry" cinnamon roll frosting. Long finish ends well without bitterness. Reminds me of a smoother Plantation brand rum. Complex flavor of banana, carmel, and light brown sugar.

Definitely worth your consideration.

On the nose: Warm sugar, vanilla frosting
Flavor: Warm, rich "sugar" flavor without being really sweet. Just a tad bitter and oaky. Long finish.

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Posted 5 months ago by dbroussard27 from United States with 17 ratings

I've been using and loving this rum for a nice selection of tiki drinks from the Smuggler's Cove book with great results. For cocktails, this aged blended rum gets a 9/10. For sipping, it's also enjoyable but not quite as much, hence the 7. It reminds me of a Smith and Cross overproof but without the bite and a little sweeter. I'm also tasting grass/green foliage about 20 seconds after swallowing. Not necessarily unpleasant but doesn't add anything.

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Posted 6 months ago by Nielf from Denmark with 157 ratings

En virkelig god rom, der har rigtig meget st byde på.

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Posted 6 months ago by Anders Ravn Jørgensen from Denmark with 126 ratings

Dejlig rom med god smag og fylde. Til den søde side, som jeg kan lide det uden at være for sød. Et ekstra spark i form af lidt mere alkohol kunne have trukket den en karakter op.

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Posted 7 months ago by Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) from United States with 274 ratings

I’m sorry I was not impressed with Kaniche xo. I will try it again but not enough depth to rate it any higher.