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Chairman's The Forgotten Cask rum

Chairman's The Forgotten Cask

Saint Lucia | Aged

7.0/10(113 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 7 days ago by Midway from Sweden with 13 ratings

Hard to decide if it is an 8- but after only 1/3 of a bottle I’ll stop at 7+. Will definitely buy this again

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Posted 14 days ago by KevinGT from Puerto Rico with 19 ratings

Great flavors, but rather thin in the aftertaste. Good value.

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Posted 18 days ago by Montana from Germany with 17 ratings

A strong gold colour. The first smell is quite strong of glue, later on a little bit sweeter, some molasses, light fruity.
At last also some vanilla.
A light touch of coffee, not sweet, light bitter. The finish is medium long and slightly sharp.

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Posted 27 days ago by Vestty from Czech Republic with 25 ratings

Beautifully full and sweet nose with a little vanilla and wood. I could smell this one all day. The taste is nicely complex, lots of different flavours, not too sweet. Has a nice little agricole feel to it, likely not something you want to try if you're new to rum. I wish it was a bit stronger, maybe 100 proof. A longer lasting taste with some of that burn might make it a 9 or a 10.

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Posted 2 months ago by TROY from Canada with 15 ratings

I got a fruitiness from this one. A little more burn on the finish than I like. All and all a decent sipper I would buy again.

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Posted 2 months ago by eadrn from United States with 49 ratings

I was able to buy this when it had a good discount on it. I would pay that for it again, but not at the original price point. Good for a basic daiquiri.

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Posted 3 months ago by Stefan Persson (PREMIUM) from Sweden with 207 ratings

Just tasted a sample so this is just a first impression, but I will come back to it when I have opened my 70cl bottle.

I suppose most of us have heard the story about the “Forgotten Casks”, but anyway, they forgot some barrels after the big fire 2007 and when they found them they were to aged for the “Reserve” and then they created the “Forgotten Casks” and started to go on aging barrels extra for further production of it.

It’s produced from molasses in coffey and pot stills then aged separately in ex Bourbon American oak barrels before being blended before aged in the same barrels for additional three years. The total aging is six to eleven years.
The aroma is very smooth.
In the front of the mouth it doesn’t taste very much, but when you swallow it comes and you can recognize oak, spices and vanilla.
The finish, which is rather long, you can recognize vanilla, cinnamon and raisins.
I really like Chairman’s Reserve and overall I think this is a more or less perfect everyday rum just as the “Reserve”.
Pictures: My St. Lucia shelf & My emptied sample together with my unopened 70cl.

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Posted 3 months ago by Adrian Adame from Czech Republic with 336 ratings

- vůně jemná, nádherná, kakao, koření
- chuť opět jemná, ovocná, ale ne sladká, koření
velká paráda

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Posted 3 months ago by OdysseusUnbound from Canada with 20 ratings

This rum is right in my wheelhouse. Most of the flavours are dark and rich. It isn't sweetened and while it's only 40% abv, it doesn't feel weak or watery. It would be nice to try this at Cask Strength.

Nose: molasses, oak, roasted coffee beans, a faint hint of smoke
Palate: rich, brown sugar, raisins, figs, dark chocolate
Finish: medium length, toasted oak, espresso, raisins, caramel

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Posted 3 months ago by Andreas from Sweden with 14 ratings

A smooth and not too complex rum from St. Lucia and it will not leave you disappointed.