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Pyrat XO Reserve rum

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.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Steeve Fabre from Canada with 10 ratings

This is the rum for the ones who are not rum fans. It tastes almost are if it's flavored rum. When I want to taste something different, I go for that one. Only thing I would suggest is to let it breathe... I don't know what causes this, but if you just drink it the 1st time you open it, the smell is not pleasant at all.

I've bought a couple of those and know by now that it's best to let it sit, opened for around 30 minutes to an hour... let it breath in the bottle and you'll be able to enjoy it's peculiar flavour.

Posted over 4 years ago by ash from Australia with 7 ratings

Grabbed a bottle on the way to Fiji hoping for a new rum experience but was not as good as I hoped but still not as bad as Bundaberg rum

Posted over 4 years ago by Benja M77 from Belgium with 17 ratings

Great Rum from Anguilla
Great color, very nice rum!

Posted over 4 years ago by Jason Hightower from United States with 2 ratings

I get pyrat for $22 a bottle. 1 thing I will note is that over time the flavor of this rum has changed for the worse. I remember when this rum was a lot drier and less sweet and then for the price it was a 10. I still use this as my primary bar rum but I will agree that the orange has definitely started to overpower the rum as a whole and has created a bias for my guest who then go out and try other rums.

Posted over 4 years ago by IvoK from Czech Republic with 53 ratings

Nose:citrus,honey,sweetness,canned fruits
Body: vanilla,orange,sugar
Tail:long lasting,strong,alcohol taste
Bottle:remarkable piece of glass,very nice and interesting one with Hoti medallion

Great piece into the ba, its content is more for beginners,or anyone enjoying really sweet/orange taste rum.
This rum needs to breathe after pouring into a glass...after some while the body and tail are more acceptable.

Posted over 4 years ago by Clint from United States with 12 ratings

Drinkable, but not my favorite choice for a flavorful rum. I ended up drinking the rest of it with my coke.

Posted over 4 years ago by Peter from Germany with 8 ratings

... but many girls/womans like it very much. for me... definitely to much orange and a smell like... ähm... i don't know... may be i will give it a new chance with cocktails

Posted over 4 years ago by Hari from United States with 11 ratings

I may have to reevaluate this rum in the future. I tried it tonight after drinking some a top shelf rum. This rum was harsh and the aroma was mostly alcohol. It's pretty inexpensive though so it would be good in mixed drinks.

Posted over 4 years ago by Brad Cannon from United States with 27 ratings

A rating of 5 means 'easily consumable in a bind' and while I could do so I really wouldn't want to. Artificial orange is the predominant flavor. First rum with xo on the bottle I've tried I've been very disappointed with. Gave most of this bottle away.

Posted over 4 years ago by Tumblebeat from Switzerland with 6 ratings

The taste of Mandarins just jump out ! So not an all day favourite, but very Special for sometimes.

Posted over 4 years ago by Totte from Sweden with 27 ratings

Här var det väldigt mycket frukt, rund och behaglig smak men kanske inte som rom!, dock helt magisk i efterättssåser

Posted over 4 years ago by Tim from United States with 2 ratings

This was the first premium rum that I tried. I liked it however I felt that there was better out there. It has a nice orange and vanilla taste. Time to try others.

Posted over 4 years ago by Eugene from United States with 1 rating

I'm not a rum drinker my expertise is in vodka and gin. But I purchased
some rum just for a change of taste. I saw the Pyrat XO and thought it looked interesting. I was completely blown away, absolutely delicious. Because of Pyrat XO I am going to explore the world of rum

Posted over 4 years ago by Wanda from United States with 1 rating

Smooth enough to drink alone. Just like I like it. Smells nice, not to sweet and you don't need much to be comfortably satisfied. Nice addition to my grown and sexy bar. Always straight no chasers.

Posted over 4 years ago by cK from Canada with 60 ratings

Goes very well with Coke, but not the most enjoyable sipping rum.

Posted over 4 years ago by IKEDA JUNICHI from Japan with 19 ratings

I confirm I do not like spiced rum, sipping Pyrat XO.

Nose:apricot, banana, pineapple, yogurt, cardamom, nutmeg

Taste: syrup, honey, sweet, pineapple,

Finish: syrup, pineapple, yogurt

Posted over 4 years ago by Troy from United States with 27 ratings

This rum is so smooth and sweet I can't belive it's normal proof. Honestly tastes like drinking pirate heaven

Posted over 4 years ago by Dave from Canada with 9 ratings

While this isn't the best rum I've ever had, it is good enough to drink straight up. So much of this is personal opinion that it's hard to truly rate something that everyone will agree on.
I read another review where the writer commented that it just needed some breathing time and then it was very good. That may be the case, what I’ve always had has been very consistent. Not “great or exceptional” but definitely above average.

Posted over 4 years ago by David from Germany with 74 ratings

Strong orange scent, mediocre orange taste and sweetness accompanied by hint of spiciness.

Posted over 4 years ago by Dave from Switzerland with 30 ratings

Definitely a really good rum, for my personal taste the orange note is just too strong. But if you like fruity rums you'll love this one.

Posted over 4 years ago by Jay D from United States with 11 ratings

I don't know about this one, it's good but it has a strange taste to me.. I see this in the bars and it's top shelf but it really isn't worth it.. If you get it as a gift cool but don't go out of your way to buy this one

Posted over 4 years ago by Keane1 from United States with 10 ratings

Many small bars and restaurants carry this and I will drink it on occasion when there is no other choice. It's ok, but I certainly wouldn't buy it for home. Might be good for mixing, but not the greatest by itself.

Posted over 4 years ago by MrTomHexor from United States with 4 ratings

Somehow..when in the past with the hand blown bottle it was a much better rum. So, if you find a bottle with a stem at the bottom...and b hubble s in the is worth every sip.

Posted over 4 years ago by brodequin from Czech Republic with 26 ratings

This was my first rum. As I remember, it was really different, then other rums I tasted later. I dont know, if I enjoyed it, or not. Pyrat was first, so I will give him one more point, then I should give him now. There was maybe too much of orange taste.