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Old Sam Rhum Demerara rum

Old Sam Rhum Demerara

Guyana | Aged

6.9/10
23 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted over 2 years ago by Rummythegilly from Canada with 5 ratings

A great holiday drink. Frothy when mixed with cola. Strong Molasses. Good burning finish

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Posted 8 months ago by Andrewofcalgary from Canada with 91 ratings

Smells a bit acetone but is most pleasant flavour than that. Hints of pineapple. Pretty good for the price.

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Posted at Hale Pele almost 2 years ago by Engwild from United States with 153 ratings

Rich Carmel and coffee, toffee tones, it reminded me of a candy your grandparents kept in an metal tin.

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Seb from Canada with 40 ratings

Just found it in local liquor store (BC) and love it especially considering the price - $25, and the fact that Eldorado 12 price jumped to $38,
I guess it's not as "refined", though. While most reviews say it's better mixed and/or with ice -I enjoy drinking it neat.

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Posted 6 years ago by Richard from Canada with 9 ratings

The best Demerara I've found but sadly not available where I live (Saskatchewan). Any time I travel Young's Old Sam comes back with me. The only Demerara the local government liquor stores stock is Lemon Hart so that's my substitute and the occssional Caribbean.

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Posted 29 days ago by Lukestar122 from Canada with 19 ratings

Step1: find rum section in local liquor store.
Step2: look at bottom shelf, for cheap looking label and screw on cap.
Step3: have your mind blown.

It's dark, sweet, delicious, and I passed it by so many times! I'm glad I found this site, because I would have missed out on this amazing rum.

The packaging actually do a great injustice to this product, making it look like a low quality hooch rather than a delicious mixer and sipper. This one is enjoyable on rocks or not, mixed or straight. Its sweet, oh Lord yes, but such a great flavour and nose.

Notes of molasses, spice, leather, and wood, and a pleasant and smooth bit of burn.

I tried this in a dark and stormy, and preferred it over Goslings. This is definitely going to stay in stock at my home.

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Posted 4 months ago by Andrew Lantz from Canada with 14 ratings

I came back and edited my review.

This is a very basic rum. There is nothing outstanding about it, but there is nothing heinous either.

This is not a rum you would want to sip, rather you want to mix this with some Coke.

I most likely will not buy this one again. It was good to try it and expand my palate, but it’s not worth a repeat.

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Posted 8 months ago by Eric O from Canada with 16 ratings

The look of the bottle doesn't do it justice. Low price is also deceiving. Very good rum.

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Posted 1 year ago by Loud from Canada with 23 ratings

The label and twist cap make this look ghetto. I was so surprised to taste something this nice.

This is a really sweet rum. It’s like drinking boozy molasses- which sounds delicious to me.

It’s really more like a 7, but I’m giving it a +1 bump for a great price. Here in BC it is about as cheap as they come, but it’s better than many of the more expensive rums.

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Posted over 2 years ago by Jagsroy from Canada with 184 ratings

Sampled Old Sam Demerara Rhum which I enjoyed in spite of being sweet and so young. Not really a sipping rhum but nevertheless better than many other young rums I have had.