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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.

7.7/10 (602 ratings)
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Posted about 6 years ago by Larry Meek from United States with 7 ratings

Good any way you want it. Neat, mixed, whatever. Reminds me of butterscotch lifesavers without the intense sweet.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Sean from Canada with 10 ratings

I've bought this bottle so many times I've lost track. This is more of a consistent, accessible, versatile rum baseline for me. It's not your top shelf, but I'm yet to be disappointed by it. It's very smooth and on the sweeter side. It's a little pricey to be considered a mixer rum, but it's availability makes that guilt free.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Margus Mägi from Estonia with 75 ratings

Worth to try, it has its character and is nice with coke. Woody and kind of a sweet.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Jukka-Pekka Keskinen from Finland with 5 ratings

This is a nice rum with a bit strong punch. Works really well with a couple of drops of water. Quite dry.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Leon from Germany with 34 ratings

MG XO is sweet, smooth and subtile while being full of oaky and leathery character. One fails to notice the 43 % and remains amazed by this excellent rum.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Michael Evans from United Kingdom with 81 ratings

not an expensive rum but it's really not much better than your standard mount gay eclipse. It's smoother but you don't get that depth of flavour that other premium XO's present so not really worth the step up.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Onex from Russian Federation with 8 ratings

Real 8 yo. Not my. Imperial better. Have a good history

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Posted over 6 years ago by Torresi Alessandro from Italy with 6 ratings

Excellent smell, good taste, wonderfull price

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Posted over 6 years ago by Pronk from Denmark with 15 ratings

God rom, der overrasker

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Posted over 6 years ago by Doug from United States with 3 ratings

For the price this is an exceptional value in that it has a wonderful full body aroma and a very smooth taste and finish.