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Bacardi Black rum

Bacardi Black

Puerto Rico | Dark

Originally named Bacardi Black, this rum is now called Bacardi Select. The recipe is the same, which consists of a blend of aged rums, charcoal-filtered once before resting for at least 4 years in American White Oak.

4.1/10 (195 ratings)
Flawed with a glimmer of hope


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Posted 7 months ago by Andrewofcalgary from Canada with 62 ratings

Very sweet and mild but priced just right. Its just a bacardi.


Posted 9 months ago by WW from Netherlands with 32 ratings

Slightly better than the white, but wat behind the oakheart of you ask me (and you're info Sweet rums) I liked It better than the black captain Morgan.


Posted 9 months ago by mako526 from United States with 7 ratings

Ive had worse but this isn't good. Its drinkable but barely. Has a weird medicine taste to it. The only saving grace is the smoky flavor to round it out which works fine to mask the taste of shit. Again not the worst alcohol I've ever had. I picked this up on a whim and feel like an idiot for not reading the reviews. Not recommended but if its free hey alcohol is alcohol.


Posted 9 months ago by Juanlaginia from United States with 46 ratings

Very harsh to drink, even with coke and lime had a strong chemical/ straight alcohol flavor... For the same low cost point there are other far superior options...


Posted 9 months ago by plastre from Slovakia with 12 ratings

So heavy and chemical, I have not understanding at all for the product. My friends and me drink it as punishment.


Posted 9 months ago by Jascha from Canada with 3 ratings

solid for mixed drinks such as a dark and stormy but really not a sipping rum. buy in large volume to get value.


Posted 9 months ago by J from United States with 2 ratings

I recently tried a black spiced rum that I really enjoyed and I wanted to try some black rum that wasn't spiced for comparison... I hope this god-awful sewer sludge is not a fair representation of non-spiced black rum. Now it's sitting in my fridge mocking me, the thought of drinking it turns my stomach but I don't want to be wasteful and throw it away... I really think that's all it's good for. I even tried mixing it with coke to no avail. I would have thought Bicardi had higher standards than this.


Posted 10 months ago by Inshore from Poland with 51 ratings

it is taste like petroleum? awful, thats a joke, im really disappointed and start to thing really bad about other bacardi rums,


Posted 10 months ago by Skyvie from United States with 37 ratings

Had the misfortune of wasting my money on this stuff. If you want to drink alcoholic charcoal, then this is your lucky day!

Yes, I know that aging liquor in a charred barrel imparts a smoky flavor, but this tastes like they drained the rum, scraped the barrels, and bottled the charred scrapings instead of the rum.
This. Is. Not. Rum. (It's reconstituted soot.)
Stay far away!!


Posted 11 months ago by NobleEskimo from Canada with 13 ratings

What can I say really; poor flavour profile, mass produced, and lacking any redeemable qualities. I would recommend almost any other dark rum over Bacardi