Thanks so much for submitting a report. It has been emailed to the Rum Captain and will be actioned shortly.
I have read a lot about this rare rum and then bought it from ebay (it is possible but difficult and expensive). What a moment when we opened box with three 1L bottles :) I have not opened it yet but found a bar with Barrel Proof on menu, quite a luck.
So to the review: colour, smell and taste is absolute delight. Have not yet tasted better rum. Toffee, oak, cinnamon. 45% means strong afterburn but not unpleasant. Want more! ;)
Smooth and sweet classic rum combined with barrel wood flavor.
Barrel proof has its name from the fact that it is bottled directly from the barrel.
Higher proof but smooth, with lovely but bit alcohol smell, and superb balanced taste. The sweetness is right on spot, smooth vanilla caramel taste with hints of oak and nuts taste is so mellow it is almost perfect sipper for me. Although I cherish the Seleccion very much, the Barrel Proof just won my heart.
All of a sudden all my bad experiences of Havana Club rum are blown away. Unfortunately a bit too expensive...but anyway....
Te vroeg van deze fles geproefd, toen nog niet ‘volwassen’ genoeg. Wel al meteen onder de indruk van de smaak, krachtig en zwaar. Zou graag voor een herkansing gaan.
Suave En boca con notas a vainilla y frech Oak complicado conseguí le pero gracias al maestro ronero Miguel Fernández pudo ser posible
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