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Tasty, but not quite great
A puzzling rum to be sure, grassy, vegetal and slightly herbal. It's got a special funk to it that I really like. Not really a sipper as it isn't that refined but it adds tons of character to cocktails and not just a ti punch or daiquiri - although it really shines in those too.
Smells like tequila. Taste is slightly sweet, very grassy, faint hint of vanilla, black pepper/ tobacco spiciness. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Tastes a little like a good blanco tequila. Leaves a bit of burn in the lips, the way a moldy spicy pepper would. Not painful, but just enough to remind you it is there. I’ll have to try a Tiki-rita with it sometime.
This has tasty vegetal, earthy notes. It is beautifully dry and very tasty. Works well in ti'punches and in Tiki drinks with a split base.
While there are definitely more interesting white rhum agricoles out there, the solid quality of JM comes through here at a good price. At 50°, it's also much better for Ti'Punch than the standard 40..
This is my first entry into agricole rums. Didn't like it at all. Tastes like hay and alcohol. Tried to mix it with Appleton 12 in a Mai Tai but I liked the version without J.M better. Maybe I'll try it in other cocktails. I think these types of rums might be an acquired taste.
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