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The aroma on this spiced rum is the best part. One is led to believe that they may have found the ultimate spiced rum. Then one takes a sip and the bitterness washes all of those dreams away. Ice cubes cannot even tame it, so why bother using it in a mixer. I am being generous with my rating of a 5.
This rum also inspires a great analogy. It is like the sweet smelling and very beautiful woman that entices you in. You fall for her and then realize that you are stuck with the woman from hell. Only the very clever ones can talk their way out of these situations. Well with this rum, you have the luxury of pouring the rest of this shit down the toilet. I am not there yet because I spent twenty bucks on it. However, I can see that day coming.
On a good note, the best of the Blue Chair Bay Rums are Coconut, Vanilla, and Banana. Once cream is added, it ruins them. Also stay away from this Spiced rum.
Update April 26, 2019: I tried adding two parts of guava nectar to one part of this rum over lots of ice. Granted, it becomes a low alcoholic content drink, but it tastes just as good as some of the restaurant quality tropical drinks. Your guests would never guess that their drink is just two very simple ingredients. Guava nectar has saved this stuff from going down the toilet. Mango nectar mixes almost as well with this rum.
I tried it cause of the name brand and, I love my rum! Always trying new rums...Although, to each their own. I won’t buy again as the smoothness was fine but spices and aftertaste left me to be not a fan.