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Easily consumable in a bind
Saw this bottle at around 30€ in the store and decided to give it a go, not knowing anything about it, except for the fact that it's aged. After the first sip I thought I might as well throw the whole bottle in the sink, tasted absolutely disgusting. However, at 30€, that didn't seem like my best idea ever, so I gave it another chance after 10-15 minutes hoping that it would taste better. It did. And the next few times I had this rum, I actually appreciated it. Not my favourtie by any means, but far less afwul than my first impression.
Couleur foncée aspect liquoreux
Nez boisé médical unique pour un rhum
Bouche boisée arômes de vin sucré vinaigré un peu amère doux et moelleux
Final long médical touche de vanille et de sucre roux
Arômes complexes et goût unique
What a fun run...the more it sits, the more flavor it has.. different flavor for sure..not to strong..It has a cool history..I will keep a bottle around for when i want something..interesting.
Bit of a harsh nose, too boozy, sharp, but some sugar cane and almond notes as well. Taste is little unballanced as well, bit sharp. Not a bad one, bud i won't recommend it neither.
I was offered this rum in a bar. It was hidden behind other rums and the name and description were interesting enough to give it a try. The King of Spain had good reasons to ban this! It's between somehow undrinkable and kind of exotic! Dangerous. It has quite a strong raising and portwine-ish taste. Give it a try, don't buy a bottle!
The smell is decent, even nice I must say.
Then the taste in your moth follows kind of what you just smelled, but not quite. The same things you smelled are there, but not as good, some different stuff is also there, but also not that great. Still, until this point it is not a bad taste you get, but then suddenly it goes numb and there is nothing, just nothing.
What was that? You take another sip and the same patron repeats itself; barely a aftertaste in your mouth (wich always is a hugh factor for my drinking experience).
Because of that it falls down to a less than medium rum.
O, and the bottle; I dislike it very much...
The bottle looks really nice, and it has a Story to tell. The rum itself Taste quite good, Notting fancy, sweet with a hint of Oak and Camilla and Perhaps a bit of tobacco.
Un rhum qui m'a intrigué de par sa couleur assez sombre, qui me semblait de ce fait assez sucré en bouche mais après un achat et de ce fait u'e dégustation il n'est pas sucré en goût, il en ressort, de mon point de vue gustatif des notes de chocolat, d'épices et de vanilles... Surprenant en bouche mais aussi par son histoire, ce rhum mexicain mérite le détour mais n'est pas pour moi un incontournable à posséder...
"El Ron Prohibido 12-Year rum review by The Floating Rum Shack"
"The rum is initially very sweet but the finish is slightly tart leaving an almost bitter lack feeling in the mouth."
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