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Cruzan Single Barrel rum

Cruzan Single Barrel Rum begins as an assortment of aged rums, distilled in column stills and ranging in vintage up to 12 years. After blending, the rum rests in a new oak barrel for an additional year before bottling. Each bottle of Cruzan Single Barrel rum is poured from only one barrel, which may increase color variance from batch to batch.

Cruzan Single Barrel rum is produced by the Nelthropp Family in St. Croix. The name ""Cruzan"" is derived from island's native population - the “Crucians."

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Posted 11 days ago by Hotvw1 from Canada with 37 ratings

I have about 2-3 bottles of this at one time. It’s amazing with coke. I have some here I have some at the lake house.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Talkington from United States with 4 ratings

Mixes OK with cola. Kind of a weird aftertaste at first. But after it mellows a bit, quite tasty.

Posted 2 months ago by Djgross144 from United States with 29 ratings

I picked this up at the distillery on St Croix. Pretty good, though like some other rums better. Most of their other rums are inexpensive. Better than the mass produce Captain Morgan.

Posted 4 months ago by frozen from Canada with 10 ratings

Great sipper. I usually prefer a heavier pot still rum but this is a fine example of just how enjoyable the lighter flavours of column still rum can be.

Affordable too here in BC, Canada

Posted 5 months ago by Alabamacoffeebean from United States with 1 rating

The rum is sweet with a woody, nutty, and caramelly aroma. I’m not sure how to label the nuttiness? Hazelnut?

Without ice, the rum is woody, caramelly, and slightly sweet, but the sweetness isn’t overbearing. It’s slightly harsh with a bit of a burn to it, but it’s not overtly so or offputting, imo

A single small cube of ice from my freezer toned down the harshness as it melted. The sweetness seems to move to the forefront, and a caramel-like flavor becomes more prominent.

I think it’s a really good rum, and it’s one I’d like to keep around

Posted 5 months ago by Hanreb1 from United States with 8 ratings

Adequate for cocktailS but not special. Good price but there are much better sipping rums.

Posted 8 months ago by Loriluvsdisney from United States with 3 ratings

Very good rum that used to be a good sipping one for me but I’ve found better lately. Great as a rum Manhattan!

Posted 9 months ago by Reiwa from Japan with 133 ratings

I like this. It has rich body and natural sweetness. coverd by buttery flavor.
Very close to Barbados rums.

Posted 9 months ago by Amalas from United States with 65 ratings

Smooth, medium flavor, bolder spice, full body, caramel and vanilla notes

Posted 10 months ago by Tikiducks from United States with 54 ratings

This is a rum I will drink again. It has floral and grassy notes.

Posted 10 months ago by Hector from United States with 35 ratings

This is a good entry level sipping Rum. Smooth warm, An honest brand
Nice aroma with notes of vanilla with a simple and uncomplicated flavour.

Posted 11 months ago by Engwild from United States with 153 ratings

Got up on it's soap box and declared something was great.

Posted about 1 year ago by ColoRobO from United States with 4 ratings

After trying this out a few ways - neat, rocks, aired out - I can’t say there’s much that makes me want to come back. Not smooth or complex enough for my sipping preference, but good with cola. There’s others at this price point I prefer to keep around - I like just a little more sweetness on the tongue, but this leaves a lingering oak and astringency that feels like a younger rum.

Posted about 1 year ago by SickBoy82 from United States with 23 ratings

With the ever growing popularity of Bourbon among a great number of imbibers I'm surprised how overlooked this rum is in the eyes of many within the bar/spirits/collector circles. For half the price of a 750ml bottle of Blantons single barrel Bourbon you can get an equal amount of another great American product of similar taste and refinement in this single barrel offering from Cruzan which is distilled in the USVI & aged in American white oak barrels that previously had held Bourbon. Now other bottles, other than the one I purchased, may not have the same familiar caramel/vanilla/oak + Bourbon flavor meld as mine did as it comes from another barrel. Yet, I'd wager the difference is negligible.

Posted about 1 year ago by Tony Sanders (PREMIUM) from United States with 46 ratings

The bottle notes say balanced blend of caramel sweetness & oak with a warm buttery finish. Some of each is in this light orange rum but it doesn’t deliver the goods to me. Sorry it doesn’t taste/rate like the other premium extra aged runs I have tasted. This bottle goes to mixers.

Posted over 1 year ago by Boomeraso from United States with 2 ratings

With a deep golden hue the nose accumulates tastes of leather , oak, molasses and just a hint of fruit. There’s little alcohol burn as the smooth liquid flows across your tongue. This is a fine example of the traditional Virgin Islands Caribbean rum. Steeped in history; touched with the golden sun.

Posted over 1 year ago by torgo from United States with 12 ratings

Picked up a bottle on a whim and ended up surprised. Not too much of an alcohol punch, and easy on the way down. Lacks in body in my opinion, reminds me of a young-ish agricole. The nose is nice and sweet, light oakiness.

Would absolutely sip this, I don't think it needs to be relegated to a mixer.

Posted over 1 year ago by Florianhagemann from Peru with 81 ratings

Un ron que me gustó mucho. Mucha fruta en boca, suave y toffee. De los rones promedios sin lugar a dudas de los mejores. Deja un agradable sabor en boca por buen tiempo.

Posted over 1 year ago by Marty Machowski from United States with 4 ratings

This is a wonderful straight run with not a lot of added flavors. You get the rum ness of rum without a pantry of spices or flavors

Posted over 1 year ago by Anthony Soleau from United States with 24 ratings

I honestly had low expectations when I purchased this rum. I love using cruzan light in cocktails as I believe it stands up extremely well in mojitos and the like...but given the low price point I figured the best that cruzan had to offer at $35 a bottle would be just OK. Nope, totally wrong. I'm new to the rum game but can appreciate the goods when I run across them. This is a very balanced rum with enough complexity to keep you interested. It drinks like a bourbon without that whiskey kick. Very smooth and silky in almost every way, I'm astonished that it only costs $35. It is tremendous on it's own and would do well in any rum-forward cocktails. Very happy with this expression! Great job Cruzan!

Posted over 1 year ago by Barbados Rum Pirate from United States with 3 ratings

Let me start by saying that I like this rum, but unlike most rums every bottle is a little different. I guess this proves that this is truly a single barrel rum. I have had several bottles of this one so my ratings are base on all my tastings. Now for the real rating. COLOR: The color is a little on the light side, but honestly color is not that important to me. NOSE: The aroma is strong. Definite alcohol smell. LEGS: The legs are really nice. Long legs that run slow. TASTE: Nice, does not taste like it smells. Smooth entry into mouth with a hint of fruit. The taste lasts in your mouth as it runs down your throat. No after burn. PRICE: About $30. OVERALL: 7 Definitely one I keep in my cabinet.

Posted over 1 year ago by Ken from United States with 71 ratings

Cruzan and RL Seale (Foursquare) have always been my favorite brands due to taste, consistency and price. Cruzan Single barrel hits the mark with its deep flavor (although not “anejo” or scotch like). Nice and smooth on-the-rocks. Not a daily go-to but not a save for a special occasion, Will always have a bottle in my arsenal.

Posted almost 2 years ago by Cory Wid from United States with 80 ratings

An honest brand, which I like very much. I usually prefer the heaviness of a pot-still rum, but a light column-still rum like this can be quite enjoyable.
Light, as I had mentioned. Nice smooth vanilla accents, quite mild and pleasant. Nothing dramatic or showy, just very well balanced and delicate. I'd have it neat.

Posted about 2 years ago by Frederick Lussier from Canada with 121 ratings

Pas mon type de rhum. Beaucoup trop fort en alcool