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Mount Gay XO Extra Old rum

Mount Gay XO Extra Old

Barbados | Aged

Mount Gay Extra Old (often written "OX") is a blend of rums aged between 8 and 15 years in American bourbon barrels.

Mount Gay Distilleries is the oldest operating distillery in the Americas - producing rum in Barbados since 1703. It's original name was Mount Gilboa, and in 1801 renamed Mount Gay after the distillery's manager Sir John Gay Alleyne.

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Posted 12 days ago by Bplottel from Canada with 15 ratings

The first "Dry" finish on a rum that I have found. a Solid rum that is very smooth and nice for sipping. Nothing spectacular but definitely different in a nice way from the rums that I have tried.


Posted 15 days ago by Jobplis from Spain with 5 ratings

Very well balanced rum, pot still and column still blend without sugar or color added.
Smells wonderful similar to other aged unadulterated rums from Barbados, its a combination of bourbon whiskey and cognac barrel-aged rums. I would say the cognac is predominant love, a bit alcoholic at first but once you let it sit opens up great, the finish is smooth and long.
All in all a wonderful rum.


Posted 17 days ago by P#wi from Poland with 8 ratings

When I drink this rum I feel like I am drinking something very good in the classic sense. The lack of added sugar gives it a natural sweetness and a very pleasant rich aroma. For me, as in many other reviews, it is a benchmark for other rums. It presents a high level. Any rum that is better than this certainly deserves attention.


Posted 28 days ago by Heinemans from Netherlands with 18 ratings

MG has always been one of my favorites and the XO is one of the best they offer.


Posted 1 month ago by Polish pirate from Poland with 17 ratings

Dobry rumik starzony.. lekki w auromacie. Poprawny ale nie zaskakuje więc dzięki


Posted 1 month ago by Claytongene from United States with 10 ratings

I’m not a huge fan of Mount Gay but the XO is a great sipping rum for those looking for a smooth and reasonably priced XO.


Posted 1 month ago by David from Czech Republic with 3 ratings

It has been while so I don't have a pic, but I did research here and pick this one after Brugal 1888, which was lovely rum as well, this was also dry but smooth and sweet on tongue. Well balanced and last long. If you like dry but smooth rum this is good choice.

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Posted 1 month ago by Stanny421 from United Kingdom with 8 ratings

Beautifully Caramel flavour with a hint of fig Best served with ice and Ginger beer my favourite mount gay 👍


Posted 2 months ago by Pbraunsc from United States with 16 ratings

Very, very drinkable especially if you are on a budget. Started drinking this in Barbados at the Mount Gay distillery tasting party. Love it on the rocks with a drop or 2 of lime.

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Posted 2 months ago by Majrad (PREMIUM) from Luxembourg with 11 ratings

Very nice barrel-taste rum with a very long-lasting aftertaste. You feel a slight burn but one that is not overpowering or annoying. Slightly better than Doorly's 12. Could give it a 9 and may still change my mind. A benchmark in its category and a go to for sure.