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English Harbour 5-Year rum

English Harbour 5-Year

Antigua and Barbuda | Aged

6.5/10 (135 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great


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Posted 10 days ago by Todd Shields from Canada with 1 rating

A staple in my freezer. Good daily rum with some mix


Posted 19 days ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 220 ratings

I get some old celar in the nose, like in the Kirk& Sweeney 12. That's a smell of apricot with wood.
The taste starts also with the old celar, apricot with wood and vanilla. Quite simple taste, there is spice, some tanins and some alcohol in the finish.
Not very complex and young rum but not bad for the price.

Nose: vanilla, white oak, burned sugar, toasted cask, some apricot and peach, old celar
Taste: apricot, white oak, vanilla, soem burned sugar, peach
Finish: spice, some tanins, white oak and apricot

Sweetness: 1.5/5
Fruits: 2/5
Spice: 3/5
Mildness: 2.5/5
Complexity: 2/5
Value (18€): 3/5


Posted 29 days ago by steveinny from United States with 32 ratings

Great tasting dram. TOFFE. CARAMEL, NOT TOO SWEET. Enjoyable.


Posted about 1 month ago by Seko from Czech Republic with 88 ratings

The nose is rich, it reminds me of older sipping rums, molasses, orange peel, in the taste there is toffee, oak and dried fruits, the aftertaste goes towards bitter, with hint of coconut. Quite smooth for 5y old, can be sipped. No sugar added, quite decent for the money, with distinctive taste. As I do not fully appreciate the bitter tones the score between 6 and 7. In direct comparison with another 5y old made by Angostura, I am not trying to suggest there is some similarity in these two - I just happened to buy these two together, I like Angostura a bit more.


Posted about 2 months ago by Adrian Adame (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 296 ratings

Ve vůni i v chutí jemný, nasládlý, velké překvapení 👍


Posted 2 months ago by pgrace (PREMIUM) from United States with 28 ratings

Ya know...Its good. Not much to the nose but tastes great with a nice smooth finish of vanilla, light molasses. Obviously not to complex but tasty and easy to drink.


Posted 4 months ago by asloper6001 from United States with 9 ratings

Good rum for the price. Worth a try for sure if you need some rum


Posted 4 months ago by Docsarvis (PREMIUM) from United States with 146 ratings

Definitely not a sipper. Harsh. No depth. Might make an ok mixer. Might not. Fairly forgettable really.


Posted 4 months ago by mjlanger (PREMIUM) from Canada with 15 ratings

This rum tastes nice. It is quite drinkable but it does not have any real unique taste.


Posted 5 months ago by Jim Chamberlin from United States with 10 ratings

Sherry and caramel nose. Its a little light for mouth feel, smoky caramel tasting notes and the finish is quite short. A little longer in the barrel would probably add more character to this young rum.