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Coloma 8-Year rum

Coloma 8-Year

Colombia | Aged

38 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great


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Posted 4 months ago by Anthossandro from France with 19 ratings

Avec des notes de café et de vanille, assez sec, ce rhum reste bien en bouche sans être trop agressif


Posted 4 months ago by Adrian Adame from Czech Republic with 358 ratings

- vůně velmi příjemná nasládlost jemné kávy, Moca, vanilka, dřevo
- chuť nasládlá, jemná, chuť kopíruje vůní, závěr trpčí, kořenitá
Velmi příjemný

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Posted 4 months ago by Stefan Persson (TASTING CLUB) from Sweden with 217 ratings

Had just a sample so this review is just a first impression, but I don’t think I will dig deeper into it.
This rum is produced at an coffee estate in Colombia. After what I’ve read they don’t have any stills at the estate so the rum must have been distilled somewhere else. So what they do at the estate is probably then aging, blending and bottling.
It’s an molasses based rum probably distilled in a continuous column still. It’s also age stated, which means that it’s 8 true years (not Solera).
It’s aged in ex Bourbon American oak barrels and finished in ex coffee liqueur barrels used at the estate in their production of Coloma Coffee Liqueur.
I think the nose is nice with aromas of vanilla and coffee. It’s easy to drink and I recognize vanilla, cinnamon, almonds and some coffee in the palate. The finish got the same flavors and is relatively short.
I think it's a little strange that the coffee taste is not clearer.
Picture: My emptied sample.


Posted 5 months ago by Jagged from Slovakia with 63 ratings

Keďže rum na záver dozrieva v sudoch po kávovom likéry, čakal som výraznú kávovú chuť a vonu. No vôňa bola pomerne slabá po vanilka, káve a čokoláde. Chuť podobná hlavne vanilka a káva. Ak by bola vôňa a chuť výraznejšie zaujal by ma určite viac. Tak je to taký ľahký nadpriemer. Možno starší ročník bude lepší.


Posted 6 months ago by F_a_r_a_b_a_c_k from Sweden with 25 ratings

Inget speciellt men slinker ner. Ganska intetsägande rom


Posted 9 months ago by jolly_roger from Canada with 20 ratings

I really enjoy this rum, and keep a bottle on my shelf. Some will say it is sweet, but I don't mind some sweetness.


Posted 10 months ago by Lanier from Belgium with 37 ratings

Good taste, but nothing special. Expected "Columbian whiskey". Hard alcohol when you take the first sip.


Posted 11 months ago by Steven (PREMIUM) from France with 1 rating

Un rhum qui m'a été conseillé et dont je ne suis pas déçu.

Un rhum Colombien aux notes de café très doux et qui dur en bouche.

Je le conseille fortement.


Posted 11 months ago by Harrie from Netherlands with 77 ratings

Opens up quick enough with some sweet oak, raisins, vanilla, a trace of orange and coffee. All in all not that inviting but not bad either. Drinking this there is still fruit and oak left but the coffee becomes more present and quite a bitter one at that. It goes down easily but there is no complexity and the notes are a bit like 'cut and paste' as the balance just seems to be restored by the sweeteners.

Some reviewers call this one dry or rather dry but this is sweet rum. Not 40g/l sweet but really sweet. The sweetness is a bit hidden behind the somewhat unpleasent bitterness (due to aging in coffee-liqueur casks?) but is defenitely there. Aftertaste is not much apart from a (too) long lingering bitterness (as in reheated coffee from the day before).
Drinkable but that's all; at this pricepoint there are dozens if not hundreds of nicer options.

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Posted 11 months ago by Neman3 from Canada with 104 ratings

Feels like it's column still with added sugar. Good taste, but nothing special. Expected "Columbian style whiskey" instead of simple sugar.

For 70CAD there is better choice.