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Taylor’s Velvet Falernum rum

Taylor’s Velvet Falernum

Barbados | Flavored

6.7/10 (19 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great


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Posted over 6 years ago by Helena Tiare from Sweden with 110 ratings

Falernum is a must in many tiki drinks and even though the very best and most vibrantly flavored falernum is homemade, this one is a good option.


Posted over 3 years ago by Michael Huff from United States with 100 ratings

What else can be said that most haven't already.
This isn't *really* a rum, but it needs to be in your cabinet. It's very sweet, and could be used as a more flavorful version of simple syrup.

My favorite way to use falernum isn't in a traditional tiki cocktail, but in the Chartreuse Swizzle. It sounds like a simple cocktail but it's absolutely fantastic. Give it a generous nutmeg grate on the top and your tongue will go to the stratosphere.


Posted 4 months ago by El Cap from United States with 62 ratings

Go get a bottle.
Toss it in the freezer.
Crucial element for your home bar!


Posted 4 months ago by J1gg1ns from United Kingdom with 59 ratings

Obviously i can't rate this as high as actual bottles of rum but it is a really solid liqueur to use in cocktails. The taste is very nice and spicy but of course very sweet too.


Posted 6 months ago by Kieron wood (PREMIUM) from United Kingdom with 456 ratings

A must in a corn n oil cocktail , the bomb and tastes so devine. Obviously this is a mixing drink not something you drink on its own ..


Posted 7 months ago by Brian from Australia with 27 ratings

Although I don't consider this a rum, this is a requirement for so many tiki cocktails.


Posted 9 months ago by JGiralt from United States with 84 ratings

Ideal for any recipe calling for Falernum. A touch more syrupy than I’d like but killer balance of all spice notes.


Posted over 2 years ago by Cory Wid from United States with 87 ratings

Not really a rum, but rather a syrup used in many rum and tiki drinks. Useful for sure, if you like making drinks, its good to have a bottle in your cabinet.

VERY sweet, and not nearly as good as a homemade syrup. I would recommend looking up Beachbum Berry's recipe, as that is truly outstanding.


Posted almost 3 years ago by Jonte Json from Sweden with 110 ratings

This mixture is great for Tikis, Floaters, Daqs and all Other rum cocktails


Posted almost 3 years ago by Brad from United States with 27 ratings

Okay, yes it is sweet. That said, I really like the combination of flavors and sweetness. This is not intended to be a sipper but a mixer. It truly shines in tiki drinks or the classic Corn 'n Oil. Truly an indispensable ingredient in any good home bar.


Posted 4 years ago by Wayne Upton from United States with 136 ratings

People who complain about this falernum don't understand what falernum is. Don't talk to me about your internet-obtained recipes, this is what is sold and drunk on Barbados. It's what falernum is. This version is a bit lighter on the spice than some, and not as rich in flavor, but definitely works as it should.