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Black Coral Spiced rum

Black Coral Spiced rum, an unfiltered version of their Black Coral Rum that’s infused with natural spices and bottled at 80 proof.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by M from United States with 30 ratings

This rum has to be the worst I've tasted . I realize it's more of a budget type but there are FAR better choices out there . Artificial tasting almost like cough medicine - absolutely not drinkable by itself with just slight improvement when mixed .

Posted about 4 years ago by Beukeboom from United States with 305 ratings

Black Coral rum is distilled and bottled in Riviera Beach, FL and is family owned and operated. It is a small-batch operation with great attention paid to detail.

The describe their spiced rum thusly: "Our Black Coral Spiced Rum is carefully flavored using all natural ingredients, if it doesn’t grow in the ground it’s not in our rum. Our rum and these spices infuse to create a profile with an amazingly complex aroma and flavor. Not too sweet, and not too dry. Many enjoy it neat, but a few cubes and a splash of cola and you’ve got a drink that will slap a smile on your face. But don’t take my word for it, give it a try. If you like it then awesome, but of course you will like it, it’s delicious! And you can “pour with pride” knowing that you have helped a Veteran in need, by just enjoying a drink of Black Coral Rum."

They also have the following on their website: "As a family owned craft-distillery, our product is our life. It is the water we fish in and the woods we live in. Our vision is one few ever see. Call us crazy, but, wouldn’t it make sense if people and moreover businesses based their goals not only on how to help themselves, but also how we can help others? And so we ask you to join us in helping a cause very close to our hearts, United States Veterans. There are so many young men and women that have given so much to serve our country, and are finding themselves in need. In light of these brave men and women, we have based this business on the pledge that $1 from the sale of EVERY bottle of our Black Coral Rum goes towards U.S. Veterans organizations."

This rum is a light amber and swirling it in the glass snifter shows the same long legs as their white rum. I once again admit I am unable to distinguish aromas well but can only tell you if I find the aroma good or not. This rum's aroma is quite excellent. The flavor, however, is was makes this rum quite good. In the interest of full disclosure I want you to know that I am no expert and have had no training in recognizing flavors. I am merely giving you my opinions.

With that said I am going to impart something I thought I never would write...

The initial flavor I detect was cloves.

And normally I cloves...however the folks at Black Coral rum make it work. Heck, even I like it. There are other spices at work here but are well blended to give it a complex delicious flavor. I taste a butteriness along with some vanilla and caramel undertones. Even though it's 80 proof (40% ABV) there's really no burn at all. Not even much of a warmth. It is remarkably smooth! Somehow they have managed to produce a very smooth spiced rum worthy of being sipped straight as well as in mixed adult beverages (try having a daiquiris made with this!). This is flat-out excellent rum. Seek it out. Buy it. It's worth every penny.

Posted over 3 years ago by Robert from United States with 54 ratings

A decent spiced rum with a good molasses flavor. It would go good with a cola or a cocktail but I don't think I would enjoy it neat.

Posted 5 days ago by je_farley from United States with 101 ratings

Nose is unique with a full body, almost a coffee smell that was not expected. On the younger there is several spices, vanilla, caramel and more that is much smoother than most spiced rums. Mixed with coke it was a nice treat, almost a desert. With ginger ale and citrus it was refreshing with the spices adding to the taste not overpowering or getting lost.

This may be my favorite spiced rum, of course I’ll have to keep sipping it to make sure.

Posted 4 months ago by Paul B (PREMIUM) from United States with 297 ratings

Since this one had so many mixed reviews, I have been hesitant to try this one until now. So I thought WTF and bought my bottle two days ago. I get hints of cinnamon, caramel, and nutmeg, but no telling what else lies in this family secret formula. Definitely no added sugar as stated on the notice hanging around the neck.

I ranked it in my master list based upon how well it stacks up against the other spiced rums that I have rated so far. It is not my best spiced rum, but it is also not the worst. So I initially rated it as a 7 at best until it tumbled down to a 5. Don't ever let one's emotions over ride one's brain.

Posted 6 months ago by chris167 from United States with 14 ratings

Added to my collection for decoration at first. Vanilla forward and somewhat basic it seems, this bottle fits a space that has gone long unoccupied on my bar, the spiced rum category. They seem to be a small company and do their own thing, which I respect. I used to use Sailor to fill this space but now used this as a go-to for the need. Keep it up guys.
P.s. you guys get an extra star for supporting the causes you donate to.

Posted 7 months ago by Chino from United States with 1 rating

To Who may concern:
Ink Mania Expo has been having the honor to count with Black Coral Rum company as our official sponsor for our annual tattoo convention since June of 2015 , from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale, to St. Petersburg, Florida.

Having Black Coral Rum as a sponsor has been given us a remarkable recognition and prestige to our show. BCR has been so supportive and unconditional to our project from the beginning stages of Ink Mania Expo and that is something we eternally are grateful.
Our guess and attendees already recognize BCR as our yearly sponsor and identified their Run
from the samples, BCR gladly gave us to share with them.

Ink Mania Expo will be honored to count with Black Coral Rum one more time as our
official Sponsor for our next tattoo convention at The Coliseum St. Petersburg, Fl. this next June 5th to 7th 2020!

Thank you Black Coral Rum, always grateful for you have been an important
part of Ink Mania Expo Tattoo Convention!

Posted 9 months ago by jamesshaffer (PREMIUM) from United States with 24 ratings

This is a great spiced rum. Even better, the company donates a portion of its profits to our blessed veterans. Call me crazy, but this adds even more enjoyment when buying a bottle. As always, I enjoy my rum over ice with a healthy splash of Coke.

Posted over 1 year ago by Joola69 from United States with 2555 ratings

Had a rum tasting on a sunny afternoon, because why not. Black Coral Spiced Rum bottle and label design looks decent but nothing special. Strong alcohol and artificial flavors abound coming through to the nose and palate. Quite a harsh burn at the end, so better to mix it up with your favorite soda.

Posted over 2 years ago by Blue_Dog_Man from United States with 34 ratings

Another Florida Rum I picked up a total wine to try out. Once again, I wasn’t disappointed. The Flavor profile was cinnamon, honey, citrus and slight peppery.

Posted over 2 years ago by Tim from United States with 1 rating

I really want to like this locally made rum but it has an overbearing chemical taste. I drank it straight and in an assortment of mixes. I'm loathe to waste anything so I tried many combinations in an attempt to find it's forte. Perhaps their silver version is better.

Posted about 3 years ago by Falcon91Wolvrn03 (PREMIUM) from United States with 424 ratings

I really like this rum, and it's also an amazing value!

Smells and tastes of cacao (possibly the main flavor, but not overly done), vanilla, spice, cinnamon, molasses, and oak. Really nice!

In fact, this is one of my all time favorite spiced rums, along with the Koloa Spiced, and the Bayou Spiced. Very highly recommended!

Posted about 3 years ago by Tony Lindo from Panama with 133 ratings

Vista: Caramelo oscuro, ámbar
Olfato: Dulce con una gran intensidad de frutas secas, uva, cereza y ciruela, agradable presencia de notas de vainilla, madera húmeda, nuez y moka. Toque de caramelo
Gusto: Uva, ciruela, nuez con un toque de chocolate y café.
Final: Largo y sedoso con un toque de caramelo y ligeramente amargo

Posted about 3 years ago by Marc Fisher from United States with 2 ratings

The best rum I have ever had! Compound that with the greatest people who are making it. I'll never buy another brand!

Posted over 3 years ago by John from United States with 2 ratings

Great rum, and great people doing great things. This spices rum is simply delicious and smooth. I enjoy it on the rocks and also what the company stands for. America!

Posted over 3 years ago by Jean from United States with 2 ratings

I was a vodka girl and I tried their tropical storm, which is the spiced rum, ginger beer and pineapple and I'm hooked! There's a hint of vanilla which makes it smooth, and it's gluten free!!

Posted over 3 years ago by dan from United States with 6 ratings

This IS the go to spiced rum, period. We like it on the rocks with a twist of lime, but with sprite it is like cream soda. No hangover to this rum, not kidding. It is the opposite of all the cheap spiced rums on the market that smell and taste like diabetes, all those sugars will kill your gut. I don not drink coke, so i don't know how it pairs, but sprite is my jam, try it. And plus, they donate $1 for every bottle to a Veterans Organization near me. I will always support companies that support. BCR we love you!