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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 over 3 years ago by Titomm from Canada with 59 ratings

Très bon, mais rien d'original. Bon rapport qualité-prix. Bon seul, ou pour mixer.

Very good, but nothing original. Good value for money. Good alone, or to mix.

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Posted about 1 year ago by Reiwa from Japan with 136 ratings

Full of flover. "1703 Old Cask" is better than this. However, this rum is good value for money.

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Posted about 1 year ago by Tommycorr from United States with 12 ratings

If you drank this rum next to any other you wouldn’t notice any difference.

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Posted about 1 year ago by ElPato from Norway with 26 ratings

Interesting nose of oak with a faint hint of toasted pineapple and candied orange.

Quite dry with some fruity sweetness that seems to derive from.distillation and not from added sugar, very correct — for better or worse. Not a very long aftertaste. It is a bit like drinking a medium range, mainstream XO cognac: pleasant, good craftsmanship but nothing I will remember. But absolutely a worthy candidate if you want to stock a good XO rum at home. I much prefer this style to those with added sugar.

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Posted about 1 year ago by Simon Doherty from United Kingdom with 70 ratings

Had this in a bar one night before I got into drinking sprits neat. Served on the rocks with a twist of lime and a sugar rimmed glass, prefer it neat but was a nice change.

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Posted about 1 year ago by Anthony Soleau from United States with 24 ratings

I personally don't think this is an upper level rum expression, but it's on the border. I feel like this would be something you give a person to help them ease into the world of aged rum. There are other, better rums for approx. The same price.

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Posted about 1 year ago by Morthrag from Switzerland with 92 ratings

Spitzen Rum zum absolut fairen Preis.
Feine natürliche Süße und etwas Fruchtigkeit. Toller Barbados Rum.

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Posted over 1 year ago by AC from United States with 26 ratings

I found it rough to drink, but ok just nothing special about it.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Bamboleo from Germany with 15 ratings

a nice sipping rum. good in a rum old fashioned also.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Tim from Canada with 58 ratings

Dry and oaky, with a long finish and some kick - rock solid sipper

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Posted over 1 year ago by Shane Conner from Canada with 11 ratings

Had it for the first time last weekend. It is awesome. Very smooth and not overly sweet