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Caroni 2000 Navy Extra Strong 18-Year rum

Caroni 2000 Navy Extra Strong 18-Year

Trinidad and Tobago | Overproof

8.3/10 (4 ratings)
Now this is some good stuff

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Posted 9 months ago by Michal Micko (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 259 ratings

A very cool bottling of rum from the closed Caroni distillery in Trinidad, celebrating the 100th anniversary of its opening back in 1918. The aged rum has been bottled at 90° proof (51,4%) as a team effort by Velier and La Maison du Whisky, and features a retro design harking back to Caroni bottles from the days of yore. Aroma is gentle with sweet tones. First taste is warm and sweet but very fas turning in to burning leather, old wet wood and musty tsaste. Lomg aftertaste with oil and petrol (similar to Dior Fahrenheit parfum). Interesting sample which expanded my rum.experience, but nothing to order whole bottle...

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Posted 3 months ago by Rasmus from Denmark with 137 ratings

It is hard for me to describe how much I love Caroni. I immidiately go for it, whenever I have the chance. It is rare, that you get to taste this one for free, but I had the chance at the 2020 Whiskyfair in Kolding, Denmark and as soon as the doors opened I was ready to get a taste of this historic bottle:

Nose: Unripe bananas, tar, salty liquorice, dark chocolate and oak
Taste: Smoke, rubber, crude oil, dates, figs and caramel in a long and oily aftertaste that lingers long in the mouth
Overall: This is just a fantastic rum. Not much more to say. It is a little subdued compared to other Caronis I have tried and that hurts it a bit for me. Still a fantastic rum.

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Posted 3 months ago by django from Germany with 12 ratings

dieser rum ist wirklich gut und ein gelungenes remake des etiketts.
geschmacklich ist er nicht ganz so, so daß er nur auf eine acht bei mir kommt. es gibt da doch noch bessere.

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Posted 8 months ago by Andrewkey from Italy with 1 rating

The evolution of this taste is very brilliant The bottle is an amazing explosion of flavors