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Angostura 1919 8-Year rum

Angostura 1919 8-Year

Trinidad and Tobago | Aged

Angostura 1919 rum is produced in Trinidad by blending a combination of light and heavy molasses distilled rums. These rums spend at least 8 years aging in American oak bourbon barrels.

The name Angostura "1919" refers to the event in 1932 when Angostura's distillery was destroyed by fire. Miraculously, a handful of barrels filled with rum from 1919 survived and were purchased by J.B. Fernandes - the master blender of Fernandes Distillers.

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Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Pam from Canada with 1 rating

The taste, the aftertaste. The aroma. The texture. Best rum found so far.

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Posted over 4 years ago by N B from United States with 2 ratings

Bourbon drinker. The slightly sweet aroma with the molasses backdrop... is very nice. The oak comes through. I like it!!!

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Posted over 4 years ago by Michael Norell from United States with 5 ratings

This rum is an excellent multi-purpose aged rum with a light but complex taste profile. Provides a delicate and just-sweet-enough taste for sipping but also makes an excellent dry mojito. No heavy afterburn when taken neat or on the rocks, where it is excellent with a squeeze of key lime. The price is moderate considering the quality. This is the only rum I've found that approaches some of the qualities of the now-discontinued-in-the-USA Oronoco (a cane rum), which was my go-to rum for several years until the distributor pulled it in this country. Though 1919 is created from fermented molasses, it avoids the heavy, cloying molasses tastes of most dark rums as well as the napthalene qualities of most white rums. Plus the bottle is beautiful on a shelf!

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Posted over 1 year ago by chrisb@emeraldlakes.com.au from Australia with 1 rating

Perfect mixing & sipping rum. It’s very smooth, sweet and leaves a really pleasing & lingering aftertaste. 👍

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Posted over 1 year ago by Manu from Germany with 17 ratings

Ein absolutes MUSS im RUM-Keller! Für den Preis bekommt meinen tollen Rum zum puren Genuss oder gern auch als Longdrink zu genießen.

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Pedro from Netherlands with 10 ratings

Of course, there are much better premium rums out there. Though 1919 is the rum for me that one can always pour. No matter the occasion, day in the week. So, not the best I've ever tasted, or will taste in the future, but a rum that goes well at any given time. And that means a lot. From all West Indies rums (WIRSPA), this is nr 1.

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Posted 4 years ago by Travis from United States with 14 ratings

Great for sipping, great for mixing, and lovely on the tongue.

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Posted 4 years ago by Jochen Simoens from Belgium with 1 rating

Verry good rum. Great tastes of vanilla and cocoa. When you open the bottle the smell alone is fantastic.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Teufel9000 from United States with 16 ratings

Great Sipper. taste similar to the 5 years just stronger overall. with hints of tobbaco which is pleasent.

round 40$ in my neck of the words and id buy it again when i run out. fantastic sipper.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Pavelitti from Switzerland with 42 ratings

Morbidissimo, il dolce non è fastidioso mascherato dai sapoi vanigliosi e banana. Va giu come niente. Unico in questo genere