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Skipper Dark rum

Skipper Dark

Guyana | Dark

6.4/10 (29 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 12 months ago by Thedonoftime from United States with 1 rating

Wonderful darkly sweet molasses flavor ends with a nice finish

Favorite mixer and very smooth straight

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Posted over 5 years ago by tang from United States with 10 ratings

Was recommended this after expressing an interest in dark rums. It's great in dark and stormys and with coke.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Engwild from United States with 153 ratings

Had to wait to finish the Jungle Bird list, but it was pretty good.

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Posted over 8 years ago by LDNShindiggery from United Kingdom with 71 ratings

Quite a statement i know, but as im not the biggest fan of dark rum and trying this was an absoulte pleasure of a suprise, im going to stick to it! Really nice heavy mollases content gives you a great taste of caramel, almost treacle actually aswell as a light oak finsh creeping through... Would happily drink this with coke but even happier with on top of my Zombie!

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Posted 4 months ago by djk373 from United Kingdom with 6 ratings

Easy drinking rum in which the molasses come through strong. Enjoyed straight or with coke.

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Posted 5 years ago by Per Rosenhave from Denmark with 159 ratings

I must have something to collect, so here is another fine rum.
In time, i must taste it, but not now :)

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Posted over 5 years ago by Brendan S from Canada with 55 ratings

Nose: Strong dark sugar and spices
Feel: Very smooth. Surprisingly sippable. Long finish.
Taste: Familiar Demerara taste. Quite woody with a hint of spice notably black pepper.
Price: 35 CAD.

I was waiting for my local to get more Lemon Hart 80 proof in because I was getting low and to my surprise another Demerara showed up. Normally this kind of rum is reserved for cocktails or on the rocks however I find this to be very sippable neat. I wouldn't say it is a replacement to LH - which is 10 bucks cheaper and works better in cocktails - however I think can sit on the shelf quite comfortably next to it.

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Posted almost 5 years ago by I3R0K3N7FEET from United Kingdom with 70 ratings

Not as 'rich' as Wood's, but certainly smoother, and tastier making it one of the best dark/navy style rums out there. Mixes well in the common favourites like cola, dark n stormy, grog, lemonade etc, and isn't too bad straight either. I would agree with the 'lack of complexity', but rum is rum and this is a dark rum and this is how dark rums should taste.

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Posted 3 years ago by Tomy from Romania with 422 ratings

Skipper rum has a really nice deep dark red colour, and a pleasantly sweet (with a little alcohol) smell. This rum starts with a heavy molasses taste, followed by a sweet treacle flavour.

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Posted 3 years ago by Mihai from Romania with 213 ratings

Un rom straight... Pur, adevărat. Ușor after taste, probabil foarte bun în mix-uri dar eu îl prefer "on the rocks" :)