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Kraken Black Spiced Rum was first introduced by Proximo Spirits in 2010 . The dark rum is infused with 11 “secret” spices, caramel and other natural flavors.
The rum gets its name after the mythical sea creature 'The Kraken'. As legend has it, this terrifying creature attacked ships at sea during the 18th and 19th centuries - possibly for all the rum on board.
I’m confused by the range in the reviews. I’m not sure if the product varies batch to batch but when I tried it it was overproif and vanilla forward. I found it sweet, vanilla rich and enjoyable. I could sip on it neat with a little burn during the sip. I’m. It sure I’d enjoy in a cocktail as I’d imagine the vanilla would overpower the cocktail. All in all a decent flavored/spiced rum.
The pleasure of tasting a legend !
Whenever I go out and about, at the beach or while on the slopes of a mountain, in the gorge of a river on foot, bike or boat. It's great to find this legendary rum, taste caramelized presented in its beautiful bottle. The taste for adventure à 40°
Okay mixing with soda, but straight up is a bit harsh. Nice for shots.
Nice sweet start with a subtle but noticable vanilla aftertaste. For the price they're asking, you can't go wrong! I'd take this over Morgan or Brugal any day!
Vraiment chimique et lourd. Je n'y arrive pas. Belle bouteille... C'est tout !
Not my favorite spiced rum, to pronounced on the spices and super sweet to my palate, but mixed with diet soda and lime is easily drinkable
A good counter for the otherwise first choice of Morgan Rum.
Abit sweeter and longer rum taste than Morgan.
Tout est dans le titre !
Sombre, équilibre caramel et amande amère.
Intérêt plutôt limité mais bien réalisé et à essayer pour la curiosité.
After taking the advice of a friend I bought a bottle and wasn't disappointed, but I also wasn't blown away.
It's definitely something I'd have on hand for company or for someone that doesn't want a strong rum to mix with coke.
Je ne m'attendais pas à ça ! Je l'ai trouvé vraiment bon ! Une bonne saveur bien épicée, une bonne odeur ! Et rapport qualité prix vraiment intéressant !
Sweet and smooth taste in a very nice looking bottle.
Great bottle , got this as a Xmas prezzie so was looking forward to it after several good reviews from the local liquor store owners . Unfortunately didnt spin my wheels !! Definitely not a sipper in my humble opinion but an adequate mixing rum . Shared it with my adult kids ( as it got a 6 !! )
Dette er en billig rom, som nok normalt skal puttes i drinks. Men den kan sagtens drikkes rent og smager faktisk overraskende godt. Men må nok sige, at det mest spændende ved denne er nok dens flaske ;)
A rum that screams for the addition of cola. And perfect with it.
I'll start off by saying I'm not a fan of spiced rum. The Kraken is a dull rum, with spices added to boast the profile. Unless you are dressing up for a party as a pirate, and you choose to use this as an accessory, not sure why any rum drinker would select this.
This is potent enough for a good, spicy rum and coke. It can also add some interesting variation to other types of fruity mixed drinks and dark and stormies.
So good but better image than rum.
Straight up - not bad - 5/10
With cola - better - 7/10
Average - 6/10
Tastes very strong of menthol. Only good for mixing in a pinch.
First time I tried this I hated it but after I was given two bottles it has grown on me (thankfully!)
Nice brand, nice bottle and nice color. Great spiced rum, better than captain morgan and "friends", I like it with cola, but straight it's just an average rum.
As a mixer with coke, not bad but not a sipper. Cool bottle and looks good in the cabinet. For guests that don't know any better
i liked it more with a long shot with coke, lime, or any other coke drink. Although you will taste various spice, still the ending is too light and too alcoholic for me.
Mørk sjørøverrom som må prøves om du liker å blande med cola for å drikke deg full! Er i en helt annen klasse enn andre billigsorter som Capt Morgan etc
Mají hezký marketing a story, ale rum mě moc nenadchnul. tenhle styl koření mi nesedl.