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Posted 18 days ago by Stouby from Denmark with 35 ratings

Romhatten. 46,2%. Lys brun. Duft sødlig. Smag let sødlig, fad, vanilje. Stadig lidt upoleret, ikke lige min type.

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Posted 23 days ago by JellyJortikka from Finland with 53 ratings

"Navy style" blend of column and pot still rum from Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica
46,2%abv unsweetened and unchillfiltered
Nosing: Very strong distinct ripe banana note, vanilla, caramel, all quite traditional caribbean blend aromas.
Palate: Dry, caramel, vanilla, bit tannic or bitter on back palate, quite oaky, hint of banana

Ok "navy style", i appreciate the nonsugaring on this one and overall this is a decent rum but not one that i find interesting enough,
i feel like this rum could have been much more special and desirable for rum fans if only pot still rum would have been used (and from my knowledge that is what the historical navy rum was) it is bit too "light" and gentle for my palate and pricewise it cant compete with the likes of Pussers or Woods in the navy rum market.
Im just bit disappointed,
i dont know who this rum was meant for, it does have some merits that usually are of interest for rum aficionados,
no sweetening or chill filtering but in the end you have a product that is quite basic multi island blend,
it is good rum but very overpriced for 35€.
In the end i get a feeling that the Black Tot licence and branding was where the most focus was when making this product, sadly

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Posted 3 months ago by Domstadtkerl from Germany with 37 ratings

Nothing spectacular.

Good if you like British style rums. Not exactly my cup of tea, but I can see the potential.

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Posted 5 months ago by Kieron wood (PREMIUM) from United Kingdom with 387 ratings

Smells very sweet like burnt caramel
Tasting a depth to a Guyanese rum that's incredible for a grog rum lovely finish on the palette

For the blend this is incredibly sweet and basically off sets everything ...

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Posted 5 months ago by Michal Micko (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 257 ratings

Aroma is light wooden. Taste is complex with combination of wood, earth and fruit. Aftertaste is average and a bit bitter.