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Pyrat XO Rum is produced from nine different Caribbean rums that are blended and then aged up to 15 years in used American sweet oak barrels.
The squat Pyrat XO rum bottle shape is inspired by the typical design of rum bottles kept by pirates and ship captains in the 19th century.
Superb, this is a very good piece of rum, one of my favorites
Rhum vieux au nez d'Orange. Très parfumé et moins sucré qu'il ne le laisse penser
How this little treat gets such bad reviews is a mystery to me. I've had the pleasure of trying many different rums, each with unique flavours, and this just so happens to be one of my favourites. It is true the longer you leave it breathe, the stronger the flavours emerge. Has wonderful orange flavours, not too overpowering. I could honestly sip this all night (and I have). The people who gave this anything less than 7, are probably the same people who gave Bumbu Original a 10.
My top 5 in no particular order,
El Dorado 12
Ron Zacapa 23
Kirk and Sweeney 23
An easy little fella', that Goes fine by itself on any given casual occasion
The Pyrat XO Reserva Rum tastes of vanilla, marzipan, sweet spice and ripe fruit and has a distinctive aroma, mostly a touch of orange peel or candied fruit.
Its sweetness fits both with and without ice cubes and lemon slices, or in cocktails.
This shoe didn´t fit. Thin taste with a lot of orange and alcohol. Bitter aftertaste.
Po naliatí vôňa trochu umelá, plastová. Chuť zvláštna citrusovo alkoholová. S kockou ľadu a citrónom sa to moc nezlepšilo. No ku koncu kde bolo viac citrónu sa to ako otočilo. Skúsim dať tomu viac času. Ešte vsak to prehodnotím.
Ok rom men så heller ikke mere. Har ville prøve en Pyrat længe, men ikke noget specielt, havde jeg nu heller ikke regnet med
Hmm... a lot of orange and actually more like a liqueur than rum. I was disappointed after trying this one.
Straight out the bottle the stuff smells like you may have accidentally bought a bottle of Goo Gone. If you drink it right then, it's nasty. Overly harsh and dominated by an almost tongue-numbing amount of orange additive. If you give up right then, though, you're doing yourself a disservice.
Basically, the longer you let it rest, the more the alcoholic burn recedes, and the other flavors get some room to, erm, breathe. By the end of the bottle, what you have is a fun, toasty, and tropical drink led by orange and charred oak, following through to a bit of hidden black cherry, all unified by that familiar throughline of golden syrup and toasted vanilla.
All in all, while tasty, it's not quite a great or nuanced beverage, and while the orange is fun and different, even after letting the drink come to its senses it remains a bit too heavy, making it feel like a doctored rum with added orange liqueur. Essentially a perfect "6" on the Rum Ratings scale.
So many better choices around. Worse as well. Just another sweetened rum. Drinkable, but not great.
krásná láhev. chemická vůně. citrusy a vanilka. znovu už nekoupím.
This is a decent aged rum. Pyrat has a nice aged rum taste with a quite strong orange aroma. I liked it. The bottle is is also quite nice. Also a good value.
(Pyrat XO, bought 13.12.2018, 25.49€, Germany)
Pyrat is ok. Very citrusy and grassy. Not the smoothest but offers a change from other rums.
Presentation and marketing 8/10, rum quality 5/10. This one got buried in cocktails.
Toto je taka klasika, ktoru kazdy pozna. Je t9 rum vhodny na kazdodenne pitie.
My go to rum for all occasions, long lasting orange floral notes on the palate.
Ozaj dochuť po pomarančoch, veľmi dobrý na večer za jeden-dva...
This rum is simply average. I expected a lot more flavor and less burn for the price. I wouldn’t quite say disappointed, but certainly not a “wow” either. Drink your friends, don’t buy your own.
Oily rum. It is not sweet. Different stages in the mouth
A nice smooth slightly vanilla-flavoured rum. I enjoyed it
Smooth, with just the right amount of fire at the end. Will be drinking again.
Most of the reviews I've read on here explain this rum as overly strong on the alcohol taste. However, that was not my experience at all.
The nose on this rum is quite nice; a subtle hint of vanilla and sugar with an overwhelming scent of orange. As per the reviews, I was going to let it sit in the glass for a little while before sipping, but the smell was too good to wait.
Upon my first sip I was hit immediately with a pungent orange flavor, but to be honest it tasted quite artificial, almost like orange flavored cough syrup. That was really what stuck with me after a few sips, which made it hard to pick out other flavors. After about half my glass, the rum was too sweet for me to continue drinking straight. So, I splashed a bit of Coke in my glass and it was immediately much better on the pallet. Obviously, mixing any spirit with any other substance reduces its original flavor, but due to the pungent orange flavor of this rum, it balanced out perfectly.
This is a very good mixing rum, just don't mix in too much coke, it should be a "Rum with coke" not the other way around.
Pyrat XO rum review by Jimmy from The Drunken Pirate
Pyrat XO rum review by Lance from RumConnection