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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 6 years ago by Chrisbati from Belgium with 16 ratings

A well balanced rum

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Posted over 1 year ago by Rei from Germany with 99 ratings

Nosing reveals fruity notes with vanilla, caramel and tobacco. Palate starts with a spicy attack which immediately gives way to note of oak, vanilla, caramel and dark chocolate without sweetness. Long and smooth finish with some little smokiness. Puristic but nice rum.

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Posted over 1 year ago by tondak80 from Czech Republic with 32 ratings

výborný, suchý rum. krásná vůně i barva. jeden z nejlepších co jsem pil.

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Posted over 1 year ago by eddieo from United States with 92 ratings

Very well designed aged bajan rum - If you're a fan of Mount Gay Eclipse and enjoy aged rum, you'll enjoy their blended barrel-aged expression. I'm not a huge fan of aged rum anymore, but this is a crowd-pleaser, to be sure. The price point (~$60 USD) is a bit steep for the quality, but it competes with similar whiskey and cognac products at this level.

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Posted over 1 year ago by hulkbuster from United Kingdom with 5 ratings

by far the worst rum i have tasted not worth the money i would be annoyed paying £10 for this avoid at all cost

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Posted over 1 year ago by Schaasje from Netherlands with 4 ratings

This is a nice balanced smooth and sweet rum. For all the people, regardless of your sexual preference.

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Posted at The Rum Bar KL over 1 year ago by Terence from Malaysia with 56 ratings

Blend of pot still and column still from rum aged between 8 years to 15 years.

Might sound crazy but banana peanut butter toast with strawberry jam it is! Moist wet wood and slight earthy towards the end.

Fruity on palate: ripe plums and banana compote.
Light touch of smokiness and burned wood.
Bitterness which balance up with the sweet fruity aroma.

Dry charred wood with tannic. Ripe guava and sour grapes. Opposite of what gotten on the nose.

It lingers well after sipping and makes you wanna continue with hesitating.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Reiwa from Japan with 140 ratings

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

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Posted over 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 over 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 over 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.