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Hampden Estate Pure Single Jamaican Overproof rum

Hampden Estate Pure Single Jamaican Overproof

Jamaica | Overproof

8.0/10 (28 ratings)
Recommendable to most

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Posted 6 months ago by kylebrown247 from United States with 2 ratings

This is my first bottle of self-label Hampden, and it’s excellent. Decently funky, still recognizably Jamaican, but with a lot of fun citrus and mango notes that I have never really had before. The bottle and label are fun, too. Very impressed.

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Posted 3 months ago by rennerg from United States with 22 ratings

This stuff is amazing. It has everything you could ask for in a great rum: high hogo, tropical fruit notes of turned bananas and pineapples, a long burnt sugar finish. It makes a hell of an impression and is worth the price point.

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Posted 12 months ago by chasles22 (PREMIUM) from United States with 46 ratings

this was fantastic. the nose is surprisingly complex for such a high proof. the esters are not too front and there is some lovely barrel and caramelized tastes at the front. the finish is like a hint of charred pineapple? i really like it. kind of smokey and yet a tiny bit of bright acidity. i know some don't like the high proof but when it is executed with so much character, the burn and then the very long last tingle on the tongue and lips is really something. this is truly a great rum.

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Posted 1 year ago by Rasmus from Denmark with 144 ratings

I got the opportunity to attend a rum tasting with Daniele Biondi from Velier were we tasted 9 different rums. This was the third rum of the night, that we tasted side-by-side with its 46abv brother. This was just a mouthful of flavour. Not the biggest funk taste, but certainly something for all (Jamaican) rumfans.

Nose: Overripe pineapple, ginger, vax and some hints of oaky sweetness and funk
Taste: Oak, overripe tropical fruits, bananas, funk, ginger and a small hint of brown sugar with a long and warm aftertaste that lingers for quite a while.
Overall: This is really a great bottle of rum. If you are really into the funky stuff from Jamaica, then you might want to give this a pass, but it would be a mistake. For all others this is a must-try if you have the chance.

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Posted over 1 year ago by AndReginald from Italy with 47 ratings

This rum is very strong. If you can't enjoy overproof rum you should not taste this one and go for the 46% instead. Fruity rum, no sugar at all as all Jamaican rum, very long finish, persistent molasses in the end, not an everyday rum.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Martin Kennedy from Australia with 208 ratings

Tried this full throttle rum at the bartenders request whilst in the famous Rum Bar in the beautiful Whitsunday Isles in North Queensland recently..
Now im not a lover of high ester overproof rums from Jamaica but this was very nice , even easily approachable at 60% ABV.. Full on fruits , over ripe bananas , mango , pineapple notes.. no added sugar or colouring , just in your face natural high octane rum !
Its 8 years old and 100% pot stilled for that funky , funky experience.. its a rum you will either love or hate.. on this particular night I loved it ! Reggae me up mon..

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Posted 12 days ago by Yatoss from United Kingdom with 15 ratings

A good amount of caramel and burnt pineapple but still pretty dry. Not as fiery as you might expect for the high percentage, but still fiery enough!
Probably the best overproof I've tried, but be warned - don't try and drink the bottle in a single session or who knows where you'll end up!

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Posted 1 month ago by IBO from Slovakia with 127 ratings

Toto je presne funky Jamajka akú si predstavujem. Vôňa sa rozprestrie do celej miestnosti a navodí tú správnu atmosféru. Je to úžasný Overproof plný chutí, jemne zahreje a v ústach zapojí každý chuťový kanálik. Doporučujem všetkým milovníkom overproof rumov.

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Posted 2 months ago by Anthony C from United States with 123 ratings

truly a great Jamaican single rum. Great synergy of spice, sweet, bite, and burn. Get this instead of Appleton.

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Posted 3 months ago by Zubung from Korea, Republic of with 3 ratings

intense but not that boozy, aroma and flavor changes continueously while the bottle opened. Nice overproof rum on its price range.