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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.
Tasty, but not quite great
Sehr gut gemachter Rum aus Trinidad.
Nicht sehr anspruchsvoll in Nase und Gaumen,
aber ein durchaus süffiger Rum für alle Tage.
Very well made rum from Trinidad.
Not very demanding in nose and palate,
But a very tasty rum for all days.
...you like it or you hate it.
Angostura rums have a characteristic herbal note - from the nose to the throat.
The rum is otherwise smooth and beautiful but I don't like the aroma.
Subtle, not too sweet, no harsh offbeat notes and smooth. Hints of vanilla bean, caramel, honey, citrus and oak. This is a pleasing rum enjoyed straight up out of the bottle.
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.
He podido probar un tasting de este ron de trinidad y tobago, para mi sorpresa mejor de lo que me esperaba, de color dorado y olor dulce a caramelo y cafe, sabor ligero, sin grandes matices, naranja, cafe, postgusto corto y algo acido, pese a su precio apruba con un 7.
A lot like vizcaya however it's more oaky and burns more. Very simple rum but makes a solid rum and coke.
"Angostura 1919 rum review by Refined Vices"
"Angostura 1919 rum review Matt Cottom via Rum & Reviews"
"Angostura 1919 rum review by The Fat Rum Pirate"
"by Mike at Ultimate Rum Guide"
"The rum is very smooth with notes of oak, cocoa and vanilla. Perhaps a little banana but very subtle."
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