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Appleton Estate 12-Year rum

Appleton Estate 12-Year

Jamaica | Aged

Appleton Estate 12-Year Rum is a blend of several rums aged between 12 and 18 years in American oak barrels after being distilled using small-batch copper pot stills.

The rum is produced on the Appleton Estate, which sits in the Nassau Valley in Jamaica. The estate’s origins date back as far as 1655 when the English overthrew the Spanish to rule the island and Frances Dickinson, grandfather of the distillery’s founders, received the land as a reward for his role in the overthrow.

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Posted 3 years ago by Mathias from Norway with 15 ratings

This rum smells so good. Heavy vanilla. The taste is not quite as amazing but still holds up really well. A nice, complex, spicy rum.


Posted 2 months ago by Eric O from Canada with 16 ratings

Great flavor and finish. Crack the bottle and you are back on the beach.


Posted 3 months ago by Tomeczek from Poland with 12 ratings

Great rum, not too sweetened, lot of flavours and aroma. I think this is how rum is supposed to taste like ;)


Posted 3 months ago by BartJ76 from Netherlands with 3 ratings

Deze rum doet bijna aan Whiskey denken. Scherp maar redelijk “smooth” tegelijkertijd.

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Posted 5 months ago by Evadovec (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 44 ratings

I think good value for this price. Nice surprise, good rum.


Posted 5 months ago by Teufelhunden02 from United States with 2 ratings

Perfect for sipping. This is one of my favorites when I’m tired of the cola thing and just want a clean rum taste. The smokey carmel flavor is perfect for relaxing on the beach.

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Posted 5 months ago by Bonandy from Poland with 36 ratings

Mild aroma, slightly sweet. Sharper in taste, palpable 43%

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Posted 5 months ago by VikingXO from Denmark with 150 ratings

I expected more. Nose I find smoke and ripe fruits. Taste is a bit thin considered it’s at least 12 year old Jamaican. Only light Jamaican flavors are to be found. Bit disappointed as I know Appleton make good rums in general. The cheap price slightly outweighs the thin experience.


Posted at Vienna Restaurant 6 months ago by Jimmy waffles from Canada with 4 ratings

Smooth with hints of sharpness

Backup rum in my.cabinet.

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Posted 6 months ago by Jirka23689 (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 136 ratings

This rum has a gorgeous dark red-amber colour, and it's smell and taste is rich - sweet and smokey.

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Posted 7 months ago by Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) from United States with 274 ratings

I often overlook Appleton rum for other brands but each time I try it I find it to be pleasing, and the 12 year old is a quality choice in this age and price point. Will not disappoint. I look forward to trying some of their upper tier rums.