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Pyrat XO Reserve rum

Pyrat XO Reserve

Anguilla | Gold

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.

6.1/10 (984 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Scott spencer from United States with 33 ratings

Read all to good and bad reviews
on this needed to see for myself
didn’t care for it straight but did open
with a little ice really get the orange
in this one but more of a fake orange
still not bad not worth 30 dollars

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Snookerman from United Kingdom with 129 ratings

I find this ok, but not worth all the hype. If you want orange, I can think of better rums and drinks; if you want rum, there are way better rums. It's ok, but if I wanted something orange, I think Rumbullion is much more interesting.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Kevin from Canada with 6 ratings

Excellent to drink over ice. Pleasant yet flavourful, easy to enjoy over dinner.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by TomasM from Czech Republic with 63 ratings

Smell and taste like an orange infused rum liquor, not so sweet like others. Good with ice for aperitif, nice mixer for summer days.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Dalager from Denmark with 2 ratings

Ikke særlig god rom - for meget appelsin smag. God til en lage

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Yosvel cuba from Finland with 1 rating

Not fond of too tasty rums but this one is a crap .

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Posted almost 3 years ago by piratejabez from United States with 314 ratings

I'd heard the buzz, and was eager to give it a try for myself.

On first pour, I hardly picked up any citrus notes (it had been store in the fridge). It was rather harsh, slightly bitter, but really not that bad. As it warmed, the citrus came out in full force. But it wasn't terrible, and not exactly what I'd call "artificial," either. It just smells like mid-range rum with some orange (maybe with a touch of lemon) essential oil added in, and some sugar. Maybe it's soaked with citrus rind at some point (hence the bitterness), maybe it's artificial flavoring, who knows.

At the end of the day, this is far from the worst rum out there—it's really not that bad. As a sipper, it's not very good, but as a mixer I think it would be fantastic (if overpriced). Daiquiris, Mai Tais (along with a good, strong Jamaican), Nui Nuis all could be made deliciously with this stuff.

That said, there are plenty of better rums out there.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Christopher M.Huffman from United States with 1 rating

I found this rum to be full of flavor,nice body and no burn.I appreciate this full flavor rum over ice only.

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Jan Kehlet from Denmark with 6 ratings

At kalde den en ROM syntes jeg er lige rigelig det er mere en appelsin likør.

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Posted 3 years ago by KristofB from Belgium with 28 ratings

Enjoyed it a lot, the bottle creates of course big expectations, but i was not let down. You get to drink like a true Pirate, looks great on your Rum shelve and has a pleasant taste, althouhg i must agree it does not smell so great : )))