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Compagnie des Indes 1998 Guadeloupe 16-Year rum

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8 Compagnie des Indes 1998 Guadeloupe 16-Year ratings

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Posted about 4 years ago by mistercoughy from United States with 239 ratings

For a French distillery that normally produces agricole rhum, the Bellevue folks in Guadeloupe hit a home run with this molasses-based gem. Rich and very smoky. I can practically taste bacon and molasses, plus overripe tropical fruit. This is just wonderful rum.

Posted over 3 years ago by Mihai from Romania with 206 ratings

Puternic alcoolizat, deși vechi, toate romurile de la Compagnie des Indes nu sunt pe gustul meu. Le-am gustat pe toate la Festivalul German al Romului de la Berlin 2016 dar din păcate niciunul nu m-a convins. Seamănă cu romurile de tip agricole. Există șansa ca în mix-uri să se primească mult mai bine.

Posted over 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2555 ratings

What a big disappointment the Compagnie des Indes Guadeloupe 16 year old rum was for me. I found the special edition 1998 bottle and the entire contents smell like glue and the rum tastes like super glue. A high end expensive rat poison might have more flavor than this puppy! It's not the worst rum I have ever tried, but easily fits into the worst 20 rum category.

Posted almost 3 years ago by Demno from Czech Republic with 91 ratings

Tastes a little bit like agricole rums, really strong alcoholic feeling. Nothing special though.

(Guatemala 9 ans)

Posted over 3 years ago by Johannes from Germany with 62 ratings

Great complexity, little peppermint, caramel. Great to drink

Posted about 4 years ago by Jesper Vejle Krog from Denmark with 66 ratings

The flavor of this rum is quite good, but it is a bit too sharp for my liking. You can taste the alcohol which is a shame because the rum itself is actually quite good.

Posted over 4 years ago by ginkstar from Germany with 6 ratings

I really like this one. Compagnie des Indes is a small french company which are traveling around the world to buy single casks from different destilleries. They select awesome rums (most likely without any sugar). Not too sweet, not too hard. This one has a heavy body with an rich flavor.

Posted over 4 years ago by Rum-Schnacker from Germany with 131 ratings

molasses! dry.
i smell smoke and wood. pepper. some elements of fruit.
i taste a deep rum, oaky spice. smokey character. citric tunes.
10/10 - drop 5 points, if you love the sweet rums!
very good. normaly rum from guadeloupe is made of fresh sugar cane. this one is not. its molasses. a clean spirit with smokey and wooden taste. fresh. citric. one of the best sipper without barbados rum!