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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.
Pyrat is ok. Very citrusy and grassy. Not the smoothest but offers a change from other rums.
The factory have never exist There were never made Rum on this little cayman before, but it is a good (promotion) story.
A little tast of the famos uneatable orange peel from Curacau. Some dont understand it and therefore dont like it. I Doo
If i want an orange liquor, i would not buy a bottle of rum.
If i want a vanilla liquor, i would not buy a bottle of rum.
So why should i buy these?
One star for nice bottle with its lanyard and the tag.
Great caramel color, zesty orange flavor, let it breathe for about 15 minutes and add to apple juice over ice. Sit back, relax and enjoy... repeat as necessary!
Vanilla and orange is quite overpowering, not what I expected at all, better mixed with fruit juice than a sipping rum
Wow that's a lot of orange! Underneath there is a good rum, but it's covered by the dominating citrus. If you use it as a liqueur/mixer, it is pretty good though.
So this sat for months and the orange has mellowed quite a bit
edited to add sugar test results- 24-29g
Are you sure that it is a rum ?!? ... seems blended with Grand Marnier. Too much orange flavour. Advised just if you like the "pirate bottle"
If I wanted an orange liqueur I would have bought a bottle of Cointreau. As rum goes, this is masquerading as something it isn't. It's not rum as I would recognise it, so get's a rating of 1. As a spirit, it isn't that bad, it just that I can't consider a rum to taste of oranges.
Interesting taste heavily influenced by strong flavors of orange. I found it was more like a liqueur and not so much of a great rum. I'm sure you could find a fancy drink it would stand out in as an ingredient but avoid for a rum and coke or a traditional glass of rum on ice - you'll be disappointed.
Le pire rhum vieux que j'ai jamais eu l'occasion de goûter, non pas qu'il soit agressif ou qu'il brûle la langue mais son "fumet" m'a clairement rebuté. Un nez évoquant le fumier plus que désagréable, je ne pensais pas que l'on puisse élaborer liqueur si imbuvable.
J'aurais bien deux mots à dire au maître de chais.
I'm a fan of Pyrat XO. I am looker forward to adding a bottle of the more expensive Cash 1623 to my collection. So many rums, so little time... and money. Pyrat XO is a great everyday sipper. It is not too expensive and is usually on the shelf at the PA stores.
Not undrinkable orange rum liqueur, but the lingering artificial aftertaste puts me off. For a similar rum that is miles better try Clement Creole Shrubb.
Superb rum that is delivered in a nice case and nice gimmics
By accident tried it chilled. It's like another rum. No spirit taste, just smooth orange. It must be drinked only with ice cubes
First tasted this rum at Trader Sams at the Disneyland hotel it was mixed with their house juice and it had a great taste.
V tomhle případě platí, že obal je lepší než vnitřek.
Jako rum by tak špatný nebyl, kdyby tam nebylo tolik pomeranče. Ten to všechno pokazil.
Even every day :) was added to my favorites. Nice bottle, the medal is funny.
Cracked the bottle, took a sip and man... this is not good. Waited a minute and took another sip... actually, this is damn good!
Amber color in the glass belies orange on the nose, followed by more orange on the tongue, with complex citrus notes rolling over the tongue. Finish is surprisingly dry. The package is extravagant, blown glass decanter with a Pyrat medal. Unique but not my favorite.
This was of my first rums on June 18, 2018. Will need to try again.
A little too much orange & much better as a mixer than straight up or on the rocks. Great bottle though! Not the best, but far from the worst...
I really wanted to like this one. Too orangy and sweet, tastes great with a wee bit of coke though.
With all the little medals and orange ribbons I have, it's obvious that Pyrat one is one of my Favs. Made in the "French Style" , to me this is a sipper. If you absolutely have to fizz just a splash of ginger ale or seltzer, no lime or cola. Mouth feel and texture is very similar to VS cognac as is the flavor. Well balanced with little burn or sickly flavors the only thing I have against it is the bottle shape. I would hate to bartend with it. Luckily it comes in a .375.
I'm really disappointed, maybe even pissed, because the actual rum behind the wall of added flavour must be great. Too bad someone dropped a whole bag of vanilla and orange peel in the batch. Even after a while in the snifter is the predominant scent and taste. Even in another glass it won't go away. If you really like those two just go for it. I'll wait to hear that they changed their mind and maybe discovered that they have a pretty good rum that doesn't need any additional flavours.
Pyrat XO rum review by Jimmy from The Drunken Pirate
Pyrat XO rum review by Lance from RumConnection