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Bayou Satsuma rum

Bayou Satsuma

United States | Flavored

6.2/10
18 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 4 years ago by Earl Elliott from Canada with 202 ratings

Sugar: estimated at 80 gpl.
This is not rum, and the label is honest about that as it does state that it's an orange rum liqueur. The rum part is smooth enough and it has a very nice aroma of oranges, but drinking this will put you into a sugar coma. I tried it on the rocks, with club soda, and in a Hurricane, but it failed. I suppose that with some effort you could come up with a decent orange flavored rum drink. There is some potential but with so many good rums on the market I think it's a waste of rum time.

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Posted over 5 years ago by N Bishop from United States with 18 ratings

Everything I've had from Bayou has been fantastic and this is no different. This rum has a sweet satsuma flavor with minimal bite, I enjoyed it most just on the rocks as a nice sipping rum in the heat of the summer. I tried a variety of sodas and mixers but none of them really caught my fancy. It was interesting mixed with regular Mountain Dew, might also work in Mountain Dew Live Wire. I would have liked to have found a really good mixer. This is one of those rums that's great to break out at a rum tasting, great to have on hand.

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Posted over 5 years ago by Beukeboom from United States with 305 ratings

This is actually labeled Bayou Satsuma Rum Liqueur and comes in at 30% ABV rather than the normal 40% or higher ABV for rum. Also it's not for everyone considering it's quite sweet with the Satsuma flavor. With that said I like it. To me it's as if someone used a good, smooth rum in a 16oz bottle of Diet Sunkist orange soda (or Diet Orange Nehi, or Diet Orange Crush...you get the picture). That's not necessarily a bad thing but unique enough where many just won't care for it. It isn't all that bad straight either once you get used to its sweetness and citrus flavor. This would be an interesting rum in various mixed drinks...maybe a "Satsuma Hurricane"?

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Posted over 5 years ago by Doug Buhler from Canada with 4 ratings

Finally a rum my wife will drink. Great straight on rocks. But I love it with Coke Zero.

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Posted 2 months ago by Agrumm from United States with 6 ratings

This is excellent smooth and sweet with a strong tangerine taste. I do not like flavored rums besides the typical spiced rums or vanilla but this was excellent love it drink it on the rocks

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Posted 2 months ago by Joola69 from United States with 2727 ratings

Rum tasting in San Antonio Texas continues with Bayou Satsuma Infused Rum Liquor. Very nice and unique bottle and label design. Syrupy golden color. Extremely sweet start continues all the way to the end. Not bad if you like Orange flavored sodas, but I don't.

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Posted 3 months ago by Eidolon (TASTING CLUB) from United States with 42 ratings

A bit sweet for my tastes, and while the orange flavor was unique, it was not really to my liking. I tried to mix it into a cocktail, but I still couldn't find the right combo to make it work.

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Posted 6 months ago by littonsteve1 from United States with 21 ratings

Wonderful orange flavor. Reminds me of the orange push up pops I ate as a kid. The low alcohol content makes this easier to drink neat than the stronger rums. Not my favorite but I would not turn down a bottle as a gift.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Ubertulsons from Latvia with 7 ratings

Sweet fruity, like aperativ, sip slowly, apricot aroma

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Posted over 1 year ago by TheGolfBallGuy from United States with 10 ratings

I'm planning to use it in the place of orange liqueur for cocktails.