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Vo voni velmi vyrazne prevladaju banany, vanilka, je velmi sladka. Chut je pomerne sladka, ale nieje komplexna. Aj ked som na sladsie rumy tento mi velmi nechutil. Citit v nom nejake umelo pridane latky a ta bananova aroma mi v chuti tiez velmi nesedi... Skusenost fajn, ale dalsiu flasu by som si uz nekupil...
Read reviews and thought they might be overblown comments about added flavoring and extracts, because I’ve seen reviews of Diplomatico Reserva calling it more of a liqueur and claiming added flavoring. Well I have to say they were right about this one. It could be a sipping rum because it is a liquid and can be dipped. The nose is heavy with straight up banana extract. It has the exact same nose as a bottle of banana extract with just slightly stronger alcohol notes. Would say it’s not as sweet as runs labeled banana rum and that it does have some vanilla and slightly spicy finish. This is a rum needing a mixologist to tap its purpose.
Too sweet for me, vanilla or candied fuits with honey ?! Not like a rum in traditional expected taste, more like elixir... For the same price better rum can be found I believe.
Rigtig flot mørk farve uden at være tilsat farvestoffer eller andre tilsætningsstoffer.
Duften er meget domineret af banan og vanilje og smager følger dette efterfulgt af karamel. Næsten lidt Werthers Ægte agtig.
Bananen er meget dominerende i smag også, men jeg finder det ikke negativt for rommen - det er blot en af karaktertrækkene og noget som gør den skiller sig fra mængden.
Flasken er ekstraordinær. Rigtig oldschool pirat-look! Giver næsten et point i sig selv
Special taste: does not taste like rum, does not even taste like an alcoholic drink!
But if you like banana syrup, this one is a good one.
Nose: lots of veery sweet banana and some burnt caramel.
Palate: also very sweet, no burn (well; it‘s only 35% Vol.). No character. Just sweet banana. Tastes a bit artificial and sticky. I miss some wood notes and complexity.
Reminds a bit of Don Papa.
Rhum artisanal produit sur l'île que l'on surnomme "Le Berceau du Rhum" : la Barbade. Elaboré au sein de la distillerie "The West Indies Rum Company", sa composition reprend avec soin la recette originelle et historique des premiers rhums épicés, chers à la Caraïbe.
Ce rhum d'assemblage tire ses origines de 8 pays au cœur desquels les cannes à sucre ont été méticuleusement choisies : Barbade, Brésil, Costa Rica, République Dominicaine, Salvador, Guyane et Honduras.
Cette bouteille de rhum Bumbu présente la particularité de ne pas revêtir d'étiquette papier mais une croix en étain qui se positionne au centre du flacon.
Easy to drink, not much flavours, sugar added, banana. With cola I think I could drink it all night, but for that price range I demand something more. I would give it lower note but it definitly has some orginality within its taste, and botlle is great. It is good for gift becouse of it and good for rum newbies.
Edit: I have to edit my opinion, and add something after having couple glasses of Bimbu more:
I feel those banana / vanilla notes are artificial added, and I've realized that I regret buying this rum, for the first time I had to puor some different rum to this botlle and mix it becouse I wanted to try to save it, and partially I've succeded, but is this a solution? I am dissapointed.
Stay away, behind that nice botlle and marketing its a empty shell, not real rum!
Final verdict: I will not buy it again
Rum or not? I for one am not 100% sure...
Starting with the packaging, it's heavy and feels like a quality bottle, nice labels and the cross looks a bit individual.
The 'rum' it's self is a nice caramel colour when poured and straight away you can catch that banana and vanilla scent which appeals to me on alot of levels.
Sipped neat the banana, vanilla profile comes through but oddly enough disappears from your tongue quickly leaving a slight sweet taste and none of that alcohol burn.
Bumbu really comes into its own when mixed, added to a nice ginger ale it's gorgeous.
All in all being a relative newbie to rum its quickly become my favourite as I am a slave to my sweet tooth 😁
As opposed to many other ratings, I get no banana nose or flavor in this rum with “natural flavors” based on an old island recipe. I also like this rum a lot for the flavors as a sipping rum or to add sweetness to a mixed drink.
nice for some cocktails, enjoyable for ladies, and also for you in a summer day, otherwise not really a rum like a "real rum", still one bottle at home can be useful
Right out of the gate, giant nose of vanilla and banana. First sip confirms the vanilla and waaaay too much sugar. Tasty though!
Nice light drink. Sugar+vanilla+banana.
If you prefer sweet rum without strong alcohol aftertaste, you will find Bumbu really nice.
It pours brown in colour. Aroma and flavour are of banana and vanilla. It's quite sweet and only just on the right side of smooth to drink neat. I prefer to drink it with cola or Kinnie but it's certainly not the nicest rum I've tasted.
This is a decent rum if you go into it expecting (and being okay with) a heavy banana flavor. It’s almost more like a banana liqueur with rum flavoring. That aside, it is very smooth and goes down nicely. Unlike many others’ reviews on this site, I quite enjoy the aesthetic of the bottle. Looks really nice on a shelf! Only wish the flavor was slightly more up-to-par.
I am an unashamed pollutist, not a purist. I appreciate both ends of the rum spectrum, but have a definite sweet tooth. Leaning more towards a liqueur in many ways, but a fantastic bottle nonetheless.
I though this one must be something funky like plantation fancy with that pineapple... but this time, it’s really to much banana flavor for me. This Rum is really to sweet for me. Little bit more and milk just goes more aggressive and alcoholic drink then bumbu.
But the good thing is that this Rum are totally different from others, and I like it. I think this Rum should be good and interesting in cocktails. And my wife like it. That’s the most important thing...)
Första smaken som kommer är att den smakar nästan precis som Banana Skids, banankola godiset man åt när man var ung.
Härlig färg och ljuv arom.
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