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Myers's Original Dark rum

Myer’s Original Dark Rum is a blend of up to nine different rums of various ages, all of which are distilled using Jamaica's typical production method: pot-stills. The Original Dark Rum is slightly unique in Jamaica however, because some of the molasses used earlier in the process is added back in after distillation.

Myers rum has been produced since 1879 and named after its founder, Fred Myers.

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Posted about 6 years ago by Helena Tiare from Sweden with 110 ratings

One of the staples for tropical and tiki drinks. It`s not among the best, not at all but some tiki drinks just need this rum.

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Posted over 1 year ago by "Samuel Brunello" from United States with 78 ratings

From my experience with Jamaican rums, there is one thing that they specialize in: boisterous, muscular FUNK. This Jamaican... doesn't do that. Which is really weird, because on the nose, it's essentially Smith&Cross, but funkless. Flavorwise, it's the same way. It tastes fine, but also really comes across like its missing something. The rum just feels kind of empty. On the bright side though, there's a swelling chocolate finish, so that's nice!

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Posted over 3 years ago by HunterRomario from Czech Republic with 298 ratings

Alkohol: 40 %
Původ: Jamajka
Aroma: Výrazná, silná vůně, hodně melasová, karamelová. Trochu kyselosti, mízy, čerstvé kůry ze stromu, mléčná čokoláda. (86 b)
Chuť: Velmi suchý na jazyku. Karamel, spousta melasy, v dochuti pak lehká nahořklost, lékořice a opálené dřevo. (80 b)
Body: 83
Shrnutí: Tento rum se používá hlavně do míchaných nápojů. Vůně je oproti chuti výrazně zajímavější. Stylově i vzhledem k ceně a hlavnímu účelu použití nemám žádné výhrady, na grog nebo třeba do tiramisu musí být super. Ale dá se pít i normálně samotný.

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Posted over 4 years ago by I3R0K3N7FEET from United Kingdom with 65 ratings

Heavy molasses on the nose, and a rich caramel/treacle delight to drink. I found it better on the rocks which helped separate the complex flavours. This one gives a nice caramel kick when mixed with cola.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Andres from Belgium with 6 ratings

I like to use it in a philadelphia fishhouse punch, works very well! Not bad for the price, but i won't drink it on it's own

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Posted over 4 years ago by John Smith from United States with 15 ratings

Definitely one for mixed drinks or with cola. A solid dark rum a little underwhelming but still a good one to have in the cabinet

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Posted almost 5 years ago by B from United States with 23 ratings

Love this stuff. Good strong Jamaican rum right here. Mixes well like everyone else has already said. A bit bitter.

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Posted about 5 years ago by Dustin R. Newton from United States with 33 ratings

I agree with others. Use it for a rum and Coke, but leave it there.

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Posted over 5 years ago by Earl Elliott from Canada with 190 ratings

Sugar: 6 to 10 gpl. This is the rum that you need for Pina Colada or a Rum and coke. It is not a sipping rum but when you are at a resort this is an upgrade to whatever they are using for the bar rum. In a pinch choose this over whatever else is on the resort bar shelf for a mixer.

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Posted over 6 years ago by Andy from United Kingdom with 140 ratings

Pretty much sweet molasses with a bad bite if straight. I don't particularly fancy it with code either - almost a fake sweet after taste. Think I'll stick with Plantation or a few others as coke mixers.

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Posted 2 days ago by 5691Aa (PREMIUM) from United States with 23 ratings

Not a sipping rum, but for price good to have. Pleasant aroma, chocolate, molasses, hint of funk. Neat is dry, burns a bit, flavor is interesting, but the burn obscures the details. Makes an interesting rum n come, good in punch. Overall it's decent for the price