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Habitation Velier 2010 Hampden LROK rum

Habitation Velier 2010 Hampden LROK

Italy | Overproof

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Posted over 2 years ago by Jan Mynar from Czech Republic with 53 ratings

Very intensive high ester funky pot still rum, I really Like it ...


Posted over 3 years ago by Kevin Rosfort from Denmark with 39 ratings

Lækker rom. Helt klart endnu et godt produkt af Habitation Velier serien.


Posted 3 years ago by Niklas from Sweden with 69 ratings

Vet inte om det blir så mycket bättre än såhär. Banan och gummi. Söt och svårt att fatta 67% när den går ner så lätt och lent.


Posted 2 years ago by AndReginald from Italy with 48 ratings

67% is really strong, especially on the nose. My personal advice is to let it rest a bit, then go at it slowly, giving your mouth some time. Strong molasses in the end, coffee and tobacco and exotic fruit.


Posted 1 year ago by András Péter Balogh from Hungary with 41 ratings

The first sip burns a bit but it smoothens in the end.
Oak, molasses spice, cinamon, smoke, funk, floral, exotic fruits, dark berries, wood, sugarcane... Almost everything I like in a rum! :)


Posted 3 years ago by Co Ka from Switzerland with 88 ratings

wow, powerfull, blasting.
first impression in the nose is a bit like cleaner, but after 5 min it turn to flowers, plums or prunes.
The first sip burns a bit but goes immediatelly to wood, smoke, 1000 of others flavors
Long lasting with this - i'm not sure - high ester very tastefull Jamaican style


Posted almost 2 years ago by M.R.J. from Finland with 203 ratings

Good stuff, this one. Powerful as a Hampden ever is, but - somehow more civilized high-ester stuff. The age has taken off the biggest jolt of the esters, and left us with a fine, funky Jamaican rum. Voila!


Posted 7 months ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 350 ratings

Today I have a 6y old LROK in the glas. I already tasted LFCH, HGML, C<>H, <>H and some DOKs.
I'm curious what LROK can offer.

The nose is strong with a bite. I get the pineapples from the high ester smell first. The nose is fruity and also sour. A typical Hampden nose. After some time in the glas the apples are rising.
Around the fruits is also some solvent, some oak and grasy notes with fresh bananas.

The taste starts with pineapple and glue, then I get a bitter note from tannins. It's like a typical high ester Hampden. Then the taste turns very sour, acid is rising on the palet with some solvent.
In the middle the taste became more saturated, I get honey, again the acid with solvent, then papaya and apples.
The finish starts with spice and pineapple, not I get hints of white oak and some grasy notes. Not much malt in the aftertaste, because the esters are more present.
The aftertaste is with pineapples, apples and malt. Thats tasty.

Overall a good high ester Hampden. I would prefer more malt in the taste and less acid. Therefore 87 points.

Nose: acid, apples ***, pineapple**, white oak, some glue or solvent, banana**, grasy note, papaya*
Taste: pineapple, glue, some tannins, acid, acid, acid, solvent
Middle: honey, acid, solvent, papaya, apples
Finish: spice, pineapple, white oak, grasy note
Aftertaste: pineapple, apple, some malt

Sweetness: 2/5
Fruits: 4.5/5
Spice: 3/5
Mildness: 3/5
Complexity: 4/5
Value (110€): 3.5/5
Experience level: expert


Posted 2 years ago by Durbs from United Kingdom with 17 ratings

Strong, distinct nose - almost petrol like, and carries a heft punch too at 67%.

You can add a dash of water to create a smoother, but still very pungent classic Jamaican sipper, or just keep as is and treat with respect.

The strength of flavour also makes it a winner in cocktails as it never gets lost - Corn 'n Oil is particular is amazing.

Certainly not for everyone, but if you like Appletons or Smith & Cross, this is worth seeking out.


Posted over 3 years ago by vincent from France with 128 ratings

Dans la continuité du HLCF et du LROK/HLCF, on retrouve le même nez et les mêmes saveurs en bouche mais en moins « explosif ».