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Takamaka Bay Spiced rum

Takamaka Bay Spiced

Seychelles | Spiced

5.1/10 (15 ratings)
Easily consumable in a bind

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Posted over 2 years ago by Martin Gisborne from United Kingdom with 20 ratings

I'm sure there's a market for this but I found the vanilla to be overpowering. Quite a bitter rum

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Posted 3 years ago by Snookerman from United Kingdom with 129 ratings

It seems to have a fairly young rum as its base because this is actually quite harsh. That's not to say it has a kick, like say RedLeg. Kicks are a good thing in my book, but harshness isn't.
The main smell I got from this was harsh spirit and slightly off, over-ripe fruit. The flavours are over-ripe banana, pineapple and something which seems a bit like star fruit. There is also a touch of vanilla, but not much. It doesn't leave a pleasant aftertaste either.
I'd say it was a bit of a cheap spiced rum - I enjoy a good one, but this isn't one of them.

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Mark from Thailand with 24 ratings

This was a rushed purchase recommended by the staff in an airport duty free shop who said it was very popular. Me and my mate Chris were really excited to be tasting a new rum both ways (on the rocks, and with coke) but were sorely disappointed. Unanimously agreed that it is absolutely disgusting, tastes sickly sweet with far too much caramel and vanilla, overpowering any other spices or flavours that the rum might otherwise have. I very gladly gave away the whole bottle to someone who seemed to like it.

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Posted 1 year ago by Pete034 from Australia with 21 ratings

I got this as a gift, Very light syrupy taste, there’s better out there

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Posted over 1 year ago by Paul from Australia with 120 ratings

I like this rum nice and gentle with a spice to warm you

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Posted over 1 year ago by Rei from Germany with 101 ratings

The Takamaka Spiced is a pretty young rum, distilled from molasses. Nosing reveals nice mild notes of vanilla with some cherry marmalade in the distance. Palate adds some spicy notes (what a surprise given its name) but this is kept to a pleasant level which still leaves enough room for the vanilla and cherry marmalade notes to be present. Same notes define the finish. Overall a mild rum with a good price-value ratio. Also good for mixing purposes.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Svehloun from Czech Republic with 15 ratings

Vůně sladší exotické ovoce. Chuť už tolik sladká není. Primární chuť je exotické ovoce s vanilkou. Postupem času se ovoce vytrácí a do popředí se dostává vanilka.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by René from Netherlands with 32 ratings

It would be very easy to sit back, dream of tropical islands, and finish my whole bottle of takamaka Bay Spices Rum. Very smooth and easy drinking.

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Posted 2 years ago by Bart from Netherlands with 6 ratings

comparing the price this is as good as it gets for these kind of money. easy going spicey rum. just as it should be

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Posted over 2 years ago by Adrian from Romania with 26 ratings

Miroase ca esenta de rom din timpul comunismului. Gustul de alcool se evidentiaza si se pastreaza inestetic. Să fie oare o veche influenta franceza a romului agricol? Recomand doar o singura data, pentru impresie.