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Takamaka Bay Extra Noir rum

Takamaka Bay Extra Noir

Seychelles | Aged

6.3/10
13 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 7 months ago by Lukasz from Poland with 20 ratings

Column and alembic distillation, maturation in new French oak barrels and bourbon barrels. Sweet aroma: cherries in chocolate, cinnamon, cloves. Taste: honey, propolis, slightly ginger. Spicy, sweet finish, nuts, ginger, cinnamon and honey, figs.

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Posted 3 months ago by Oleh from Ukraine with 21 ratings

Nose: like a real rum, some wood, do not feel any spices, pretty plain. Taste: soft, not spirit, good to sip in general. But almost no any aftertaste..

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Posted 4 months ago by Harrie from Netherlands with 91 ratings

My second Takamaka, after the very forgettable St. Andre bottled with an ABV of 43%. Very light and sweet nose that at first smells mostly like Kirschwasser (eau-de-vie from cherries). After some time it opens up a little and I get some vanilla and oak enrobed in fudge. On the palate it gets a bit more backbone despite all the sugar added. Oak, spice, vanilla and stone fruit and a rather present alcohol.

Nothing bad about this rum but also pretty forgettable and way too sweet for my taste. Price/quality ratio seems very fair but only when you are into sweet(er) rums.

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Posted 5 months ago by Montana from Germany with 74 ratings

A spicy, light sweet smell, light sharp, some vanilla and coconut. The taste is rather light, some sweetness and alcohol, not much else. The finish is quite short.

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Posted 8 months ago by Rsvec from Austria with 80 ratings

Solid - a bit to sweat - but for the money asked (20 Euro) a burner.

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Posted 1 year ago by Pedro Ferreirinho from Portugal with 12 ratings

Adquirido numa viagem às Seicheles em julho de 2016.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Margus Mägi from Estonia with 78 ratings

Nice with a lot of ice or with coke, worth to try anyway.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Quintin from United Kingdom with 63 ratings

The colour and the smell leads you to expect something rich, sweet, full of chocolate, caramel and vanilla, but the taste is completely diffident. It's smooth, bitter, woody and with a vague distant glimmer of molasses.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by AlexMo from Russian Federation with 176 ratings

Heavy bottle with convex inscription Seychelles and dull label. Modest smell emitting resin. Downplayed taste of coffee and cane, little sour. This rum is dry, robust, caring at the finish. I did not become a fan of Takamaka, but it pleasantly warms.

Экзотика с берегов Индийского океана. Тяжёлая бутылка с рельефной надписью "Сейшеллы" и тусклой этикеткой произведена во Франции. Очень скромный аромат не обещает чудес. Вкус в индийском стиле с колеблющимися нюансами кофе, мелассы и фруктовой кислинки. Крепкий, сухой, тактичный.

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Posted over 3 years ago by Andrey from Israel with 3 ratings

Sweet. Lot of caramel. Nose better than taste. Very short and simple aftertaste
Nice though to fill the boring evening