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Bacardi Gold rum is manufactured in Puerto Rico where it is distilled from fermented molasses. It is then filtered through charcoal and aged in charred oak barrels for between 1 and 2 years. Unlike Bacardi Superior, Bacardi Gold is only filtered once.
Bacardi's official logo, a fruit bat, dates to 1862 when founder Don Facundo Bacardi found fruit bats living in rafters of the building he bought to house the distillery. Bats are considered an omen of good luck in Cuba and have emblazoned Bacardi rum bottles ever since.
This rum just doesn't grab me. It's OK as a mixer but after trying several others, this lacks the depth of flavor found in other similarly priced gold rums.
Obly tastes of alcohol. None of the tastes as advertised.
Terrible product, this was one of the first rums I had and it made a terrible first impression of what rum was. The only way I could drink it was cutting it with cola which was also not good. Stay away!
Smooth and enjoyable, great value for the price. Perfect with Coke, not to my flavor mixed with citrus.
Base line for easy mixes but too harsh on its own.
N- oak, sugar and cherry.
P- Weak. Also: olive brine.
This rum is not offensive. I would not call it bad. But I will definitely never need a bottle of it, and may very well never drink it again. Ok, moving on, next thing!
Bacardi and Cap Mor are the most over-hyped brands in the rum world (in my humble opinion). That said, to make an excellent rum cake my wife would only use Bacardi Gold.
If you’re going to drink Bacardi then this is their best in my opinion.
rhum de base bon pour les cocktails, pas d'interet en dégustation
It has been almost 40 years since I drank this stuff and I was inspired by a recent trip to Alaska and finding out that ice cubes from glacier melt can calm a savage rum. Well, not this one! It does not even look or taste like I remember it! It is loaded down with artificial flavors such as caramel and vanilla. Out of the more than 120 rums that I have tried, only 10 rank worse than this one in my book. If you want a cheap mixer, stick with Cruzan Gold. And by all means, don't waste good glacier ice on this one!
Taste - Caramel, Vanilla, Grassy, Orange
Rather just have Superior in my cabinet for a Puerto Rican.
Filler/base rum for mixed drinks.
Szansa kupna dziś opisywane rumu sięgają znikomych - otóż kilka lat temu znikł on z naszego rynku, ale nie zupełnie - zastąpiony został odmianą zwaną "Carta Oro" (Taki napis widnieje również na spodzie frontowej etykiety co możecie zaobserwować na zdjęciu powyżej). Nie mam pojęcia jak bardzo zbliżone są to trunki, ale można ją odnaleźć butelkowaną w dwóch mocach pod tą samą nazwą - 37,5 oraz 40% więc trochę już zgłupiałem... Także wracamy do opisu po prostu Bacardi Gold. Dużym plusem na wstępie jest (była) dostępność tego rumu w butelce 0,5L - dla mnie bomba gdy 0,7L to za dużo. Ogólnie jak to Bacardi ma w naszym kraju świetną dystrybucję, szczególnie tych rumów z początku palety - praktycznie w każdym sklepie lub markecie półki się uginają.
ZAPACH: Melasa, świeże liście tytoniu, świeżo ścięta trawa, morele. Zapach nawet przyjemny, niezbyt intensywny - można śmiało go określić jako delikatny.
SMAK: Jednym słowem: łagodny - alkohol czuć dopiero po przełknięciu. Wyczuwalne migdały, morele, orzech włoski, toffi a na końcu delikatna słodycz oraz aromat waniliowy. Nie jest źle a dodanie lodu podnosi słodycz oraz wanilie.
Ogólnie Bacardi Gold można opisać jako mało intensywny, łagodny, nienachalny. Wyśmienity dla osób początkujących w świecie rumu którym nie straszny jest gryzący alkohol :). Niestety dla oczekujących więcej wspomniana neutralność pozbawia całość charakteru. Do drinków wyśmienity, polecam szczególnie do pina-co-lada - i tyle w temacie.
Na koktejly je to dobrej rum. Syrovy se to samozrejmne pit neda
Clearly a mixer but it isn't made better by mixing, it is only diluted enough to drink. It is not a future buy for me and will pass.
Can’t put my finger on the strange aroma. Not keen on the scent. Tastes a little better than it smells.
Who hasn't had Bacardi? This is what you find at high-school and college parties, mixed with just about anything you could imagine.
It was made for shooting and mixing, and for mass production and distribution to attack the global market. It has succeeded with flying colors.
Its not bad having a bottle on the shelf. Works in a pinch, though by now, I have so many other options, that I only use this rum for when I want to experiment, as there's no remorse if it fails.
Not a great rum but not awful either. But if coke and it's fine
Nice nose considering it’s a mixer rum and relatively smooth with no real flavor. Again not created for sipper but with coke does balance well. For smoothness with coke good but if your looking for flavor notes from rum it’s lacking.
This is not a sipping rum. The only way to drink it is with Coke or Sprite. I will not go out of my way for the Gold.
Not a sipper. When used with coke makes a decent Cuba Libre.
I pretty much only have my rum with a little coke and sometimes lime. On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being a broke college kid looking for anything cheap, and 10 being a rum snob), I'd have to say I'm a 4 or 5. I definitely appreciate the various flavors of rum and I don't only drink cheap stuff. This rum was okay at first. But the more a drank it, the more it began to have a funky flavor. The only way I can describe it is a chlorine aftertaste.. But it's fine for mixing, I just don't like having more than one in a sitting or it starts tasting funky.
Have trouble even finishing a glass of this stuff. Maybe its ok with coke but not straight up
I like the Bacardi Superior (silver) better in a Cuba Libra (rum & coke with a lime), as it really pops with the lime. If I'm drinking just a rum and coke, however, the gold does add another dimension.
Almost every other rum I have ever had was better than this, including some whites. If you absolutely have no other option, use it as a mixer. Very strongly alcoholic, which is reflected in the taste and the aroma.
You will probably never want to touch it again if you drink it straight.
Bacardi Gold rum review by The Pirate King
Bacardi Gold Rum review by the Ultimate Rum Guide