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Appleton Estate Special Gold rum

Appleton Estate Special Gold

Jamaica | Gold

Appleton Estate Special Gold rum is made using column and pot stills. The rum is then aged in Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrels and hand-blended.

The Special Gold Appleton brand is said to have been first blended during World War II as a substitute for whiskey, which was at the time difficult to find.

5.3/10 (79 ratings)
Easily consumable in a bind


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Posted almost 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2606 ratings

I had one drink of Appleton Estate Special Gold while vacationing in Oaxaca Mexico. Very bland bottle and label design. Very strong alcohol to the nose and palate if neat sipped. Mixes rather well with your favorite soda drinks though.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Tjack from United States with 20 ratings

This stuff has fueled many a funky reggae party! What I drank for many years at outdoor reggae yards in the west end. Ya Mon!

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

I expected a bit more from this tbh. Not overly enjoyable at all

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Posted over 2 years ago by Bill from United Kingdom with 73 ratings

Another supermarket average rum. Nice enough mixed but not ideal neat.

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Posted over 2 years ago by Charles-antoine from France with 11 ratings

Découvert au Mexique, il est un peu agressif et fort mais assez fruité smooth banana. Vraiment a son meilleur dans des cocktails type mojito.

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Posted over 2 years ago by EDUARDO LANDAVERY from Peru with 75 ratings

Un ron que se encuentra en muchas partes, por lo mismo nunca falta en un bar de algún club.
Un sabor que no convence pero se comporta bien para su juventud.

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Posted over 2 years ago by Graham Davie from United Kingdom with 54 ratings

Not the best from Appleton, but neither is it the worst. It has a real rum aroma that promises slightly more than it delivered.
Smooth enough to drink neat, but made a great rum and coke.
For the price it’s fine however you take it, neat or mixed.

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Posted over 2 years ago by Dante De Rubin from Mexico with 42 ratings

Its a good rum, but I prefer other rums. Its too sweet!

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Posted over 2 years ago by Chad from United States with 6 ratings

Enjoyed some of this at a family gathering it may have been an older bottle because alcohol content was 43% have not been able to find it over 40% now. Enjoyed it mixed..

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Joshua from United States with 29 ratings

This was some terrible rubbing alcohol. I was in Mexico and asked for a shot of Appleton estate thinking I was going to get one of the better ones and they served this because the rest was out. Probably the worst rum I've had. Kind of reminds me of the stuff we drank in college until we got real jobs and started drinking better liquors