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I guess I'm just not a fan of the Jamaican style of rums. I will never stop trying something new if they get reasonable reviews and ratings, but I have had many better.
Es un ron que se me hace demasiado potente para beber solo. Bueno para mezclas.
Bon rhum mais goût prononcé. Fort au gout. Plusieurs années amène un goûts plus fort.
Le nez de ce rhum est très léger. Au gout, également. On note néanmoins la présence de vanille et un gout boisé. Malheureusement, les arômes sont trop effacés et le coté sec prend un peu trop le pas. Le final est néanmoins agréable.
Il s'agit d'un rhum d'entrée de gamme correct mais qui n'est pas au niveau de ses concurrents (Barcelo, Diplomatico reserva).
Taste vanilla and wood but taste too slight. Nice finish however.
Bought this as a sipping Rum but really needs to be added to Coke or something else to make a long drink
I have the same critic as Shane Hadley ............
Trochu moc ostrý.
Určitě se vyplatí trochu připlatit a sáhnout po 12-ti letem bráchovi...
like in title....not bad...but definetly nothing special.
...and not so satisfied :(
Harsh with some strange flavour, I will wait for 12y.
For reasons I don't know they sell this often for (almost) the same price like the 12yo in Germany and sometimes even for a higher price, what is really odd. Since I wasn't very impressed by the 12yo I guess the 8yo won't be better...
If this rum is a step up from the regular blend Appleton, then it should taste like it. I was not impressed with the lack of punch and flavour from a rum that is aged 8 years. In fact, i stopped after just one. There are far better 5-8 year old rums at the same cost. Initial taste is flat with a hint of vanilla, ends with a sharp, sour note. If you have to add a lime, have a Corona.
I first came across the standard 8y Appleton Estate about 12 years ago. I thought it was fabulous. Now however I find the malasses flavor too sweet, even when mixing it with Canada Dry.
Has a good flavor but finishes a little harsh for my taste, just a little bit of cola knocks that edge off and makes it a pretty decent every day rum.
Un ron que decepciona al parecer mas joven de lo que es.
Appleton Estate 8 year is ok for sipping if you've no other options, but it's really just a rum for mixing good drinks.
I had a few drinks of Appleton Estate 8y while vacationing in Mexico. Bottle and label design are like any other Appleton Estate franchise. Very strong alcohol to the nose and palate if neat sipped. Mixes rather well with your favorite soda drinks.
Not much to say about this rum...or you like it, or you dont...and I dont...