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Posted over 1 year ago by Andero from Estonia with 63 ratings

Definitely good for mixing, but a bit boozy and the result of ageing in wood does not produce the results other rhums have achieved. If you had a bottle laying around to be consumed, you would not say no cause it’s a Martiniquan rhum after all but there are other much better agricoles to be had :) 6.3-6.4. The nose is really boozy.

Posted over 1 year ago by Gianlubona from Italy with 3 ratings

Non il rum più buono del mondo, ma comunque, visto il prezzo, raggiunge la sufficienza.

Posted over 1 year ago by Longjohnsilver from Italy with 44 ratings

Rhum molto secco, in prima battuta spiazza un po' ma sul lungo periodo si fa apprezzare

Posted over 1 year ago by Legru Fabian from Belgium with 20 ratings

Ce rhum dégage des notes épicées de cannelle mais assez sec en bouche.
Comme j’aime les rhum plus sucrés, je l’apprécie avec du jus d'ananas

Posted almost 2 years ago by Mephisto from Germany with 36 ratings

It smells like it tastes, like chalk with washing powder and rotten bread! 2/10 because the taste has something "interesting" fruity hidden in there. But never ever again ...

Posted almost 2 years ago by Mathieu from Canada with 51 ratings

Heavy, rancid, peanut butter?. Yet, somehow thin. Dark in colour but oak hardly noticeable behind the vegetal notes

I usually enjoy agricole funkiness but this rum relies heavily on less desireable fusel oils.

Its not vile, but its best poured in small doses to add flavour.

Posted almost 2 years ago by Patricebru (PREMIUM) from France with 28 ratings

je lui trouve un goût tourbé, qui plaira aux amateurs mais pas forcément pour moi

Posted almost 2 years ago by Marc-Andre from Canada with 21 ratings

Beaucoup l'apprécie, mais pas moi. Je n'ai pas aimé du tout.

Posted about 2 years ago by Laurent Lapierre from Canada with 59 ratings

Rhum and coke seulement sinon c'est vraiment pas buvable

Posted about 2 years ago by Frederick Lussier from Canada with 121 ratings

Ruff, aromatisé, mauvais en drink. Très mauvais rhum

Posted over 2 years ago by Fie from Belgium with 8 ratings

I prefer rum without anything else: no softdrink, no ice. But with this one that's not a good idea. I keep it to mix it someday with coke, probably. Don't even like it in my tea.

Posted over 2 years ago by belgiumtom from Belgium with 9 ratings

Taste is too sugary, plus it's got a nasty after-taste. It's (in my opinion) more to spice-up food like pancakes, than for your cocktail. hangover time

Posted over 2 years ago by Diplomatte from Cayman Islands with 16 ratings

Nose: Woody, spicy notes mostly
It has been aged for 20 months in average in oak casks

Personally I believe that it is a very good addition to your own bar as a mixing Rhum given its price
(I found it around 20€), but I would never enjoy it neat

Posted over 2 years ago by Paul B (PREMIUM) from United States with 297 ratings

I had this one on a cruise ship way back in 1992 because it was the most affordable rhum agricole from the French West Indies. Little did I know that this was the French equivalent of Bacardi, aka rot gut. When I returned from the cruise, I even bought an entire bottle back at home in the hopes of improving on the bad sample on the cruise ship. It was still crap. The moral of this story is that when one wants to venture into the unique tastes of rhum agricole from the French West Indies, start anywhere else except for St James (and Negrita).

Posted over 2 years ago by Javier FK from Peru with 30 ratings

Cuando recibes un ron regalado por los mismos dueños y lo compartes con tus amigos siempre dejará un buen recuerdo. Así conocí este ron, ya se acabó y dudo que lo vuelva a encontrar.

Posted over 2 years ago by 8E7 from Belgium with 13 ratings

Really struggled finishing this bottle. It actually taste more like Whiskey than it did like rhum

Posted over 2 years ago by Greg from Belgium with 23 ratings

Passe dans un rhum coca mais sans plus... Bouteille édition 250ans de la marque

Posted over 2 years ago by Dave from United Kingdom with 10 ratings

I have a bottle of this which I have in fact had for some time. Mainly because I find it so poor that I reserve it for cooking, but I don't know any recipes with rum, so it sits there, in the dark. When I finished many bottles of other rum, I have returned to it, and been reminded of why it is left in the drinks cabinet for so long. It is 45%, so has a definite kick, which is good until the alcohol evaporates to leave an unpleasant chemical taste in your mouth. My view is that there are much finer rums, at lower prices. I flushed this down the toilet to make way for something worth having.

Posted over 2 years ago by Dave from Belgium with 16 ratings

Not so good taste for a sipper
Maybe good for cocktails

Posted over 2 years ago by Philip from Canada with 22 ratings

Average rum which gives a different twist to rum and coke due to the agricole taste to it. Much prefered to your typical bacardi and havana club.

Posted over 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2555 ratings

Saint James Royal Ambre is one of the easiest availability Rhum Agricole's out there. Quite cheap price leads to very immature flavor profile. It is very dry and has a harsh burn, so not a neat sipper, but mix it with Coke and down it goes. Nasty but short burn at the end.

Posted almost 3 years ago by Loxias from Czech Republic with 154 ratings

This one is cool. Light and friuty rum. Very nice mixer and more than suitable for ti punch or mojito. Even drinkable on the rocks

Posted almost 3 years ago by Tom from United States with 231 ratings

This would be considered an inexpensive and introductory agricole rhum. The taste is on the harsher side with some burn. Not considered a sipper this rhum has some of the nuances found in many of the better Agricole on the market. Grassy, earthy flavor o the dry side. Not a bad rhum for the price but not comparable to the Neisson's, Clements and J.M' of the Agricole world.

Posted almost 3 years ago by Bart from Belgium with 48 ratings

Probably OK for mixing in a cocktail, not my favourite way of drinking rum, but not a rum that stands on his own