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New Grove Old Tradition 8-Year rum

New Grove Old Tradition 8-Year

Mauritius | Aged

6.0/10(36 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2698 ratings

Tried the New Grove Old Tradition 8y rum for the first and very last time. Such a nasty smell is followed by a rubber infused burn. Contemplating if this would be a 1 or 2, but then again this is not amongst the worst, so 2 it is. Bottle design is ok, label looks cheap. Color is semi dark but the rubbery smell cannot be hidden away.

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Posted 3 years ago by Marek H. from Slovakia with 49 ratings

Nothing for me, I expect more from this rum. Average taste

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Posted at The Rum Bar KL over 3 years ago by Terence from Malaysia with 56 ratings

Woody, ashy, pop corn with light coating of caramel with fresh stone fruits aroma.
Taste slightly similar to what I got on nose. Smokey, ashy and sweet pineapple with a tiny bite (sour bite which usually found in unripe pineapple).
Soft tannin from aging which stick on to gum which I enjoy pretty much. Dry and long finishing with aroma of banana lingering.

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Posted at The Rum Bar KL over 3 years ago by Andy Tee from Malaysia with 148 ratings

N- Bright and uplifted citrus peels, sour smokes with lots of orange with zings of pineapple and obvious vanilla coating. Aromatic wood with generous quality sweet fruits. Clean, pleasant and delicious, nice as it is, no nonsense with those hidden dark spice, caramel and so on. Nice as it is. (22/25)

P- The smokes carry on from the aroma, with first sip of ashy earths to balanced things out, followed by charming icing sugar coated strawberry, fat creamy vanilla come thru, as well whiff of unwelcome usual caramel lurking in the back. (21/25)

F- Medium, crisp and dry. Creme anglaise, minted aromatic compote of banana, sweet mango and pineapple breakfast fruit salad drizzle with honey? Perhaps~ (21/25)

Balanced:- Surely for those with sweet tooth, with timely dryness emerge for a clean finish. (21/25)

Weighted Rate:- 85pt
— at The Rum Bar KL.

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Jan Staněk from Czech Republic with 111 ratings

Very dry, nothintg special. A little bit of sweetness would suit me more.

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Pavel Cech from Czech Republic with 48 ratings

Really good rum but overprised in ots category. Tasty.

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Posted 4 years ago by Andi from Germany with 70 ratings

Ein ehrlicher leicht fruchtiger unverfälschter Rum. Kräftig im Abgang aber ohne zu brennen. Prima.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Marc Cardinal from Belgium with 401 ratings

A good rum with spicy and fruity notes. Banana, apple with oaky notes. Woody and spicy finish but not very long. Nothing special.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Michel from Belgium with 79 ratings

Un rhum classique, qui n'Aarien de bien exceptionnel mais passe-partout! Bonne dégustation!

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Posted 5 years ago by martin jeppesen from Denmark with 246 ratings

Enjoyed this one. A nice nose with a bit of hay, citrus and sugarcane. Sipping the rum I pick up slightly grassy, sweet peaches fading into a complex woody finish with light notes of nutmeg. Has a little bite, but with decent balance.