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The Scarlet Ibis Gold rum

The Scarlet Ibis Gold

Trinidad and Tobago | Gold

The Scarlet Ibis rum was initially produced for exclusive use by the Death & Co bar in New York, and now available in available to the public in limited quantities as supplies last.

This rum is a blend of pot-still rums from Trinidad that were aged 3-5 years in white oak casks. The name is derived from the bright pink Scarlet Ibis bird, which is native to the Caribbean and adorns the bottle.

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35 ratings
Recommendable to most

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Posted 2 days ago by Quilty from United States with 11 ratings

Not to be had alone, it’s ok in cocktails but all the promise of interesting aromas leads to disappointment when actually drinking it. Color is nice, aromas are complex with vanilla as the lead, but it never comes through on the palate. Unwanted grassiness and imbalance are the primary attributes. I really wanted to like it.

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Posted 2 months ago by John frederick from United States with 59 ratings

Did not buy a bottle, just sampled at bar. Kinda glad I did. Certainly not bad, but rather thin for a sipper, better as a mixer IMO

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Posted 6 months ago by eadrn from United States with 49 ratings

I love this rum, and am glad/lucky I found it in the random liquor store I stopped in on a cross country driving trip. I have yet to have seen it since.

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Posted 9 months ago by El Cap from United States with 62 ratings

This is a good bottle, kind of hard to find in these parts but worth treasuring once you track some down.
Keep it simple. Daiquiri with a splash of allspice dram and you are all. Set.

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Posted 10 months ago by rennerg from United States with 33 ratings

To be honest it’s just ok. I got interested in this rum after hearing it was commissioned by Death & Co. and that it’s made in Trinidad so I really expected a lot more out of it. There’s not much personality to it which may have been the point of it was intended for cocktails. Not sure I’d buy this again.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Smovens from United States with 103 ratings

Great rum that packs a strong punch from higher abv. Carmel, oak, spice, allbalanced perfectly. Amazing job

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Posted over 1 year ago by thescarletibis from United States with 2 ratings

This is my favorite rum of all time. As of this moment... Ohio has stopped selling this rum. Shame.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Tikiducks from United States with 54 ratings

Remember not everyone's tastings are the same. I rated this low because I couldn't get any real flavors from it.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Engwild from United States with 153 ratings

Not a highlight of my night, a bit rough for the list.

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Posted 2 years ago by Potpie from United States with 6 ratings

It's a young rum and it's 49% abv, so it's harsher than other rums in it's price range. But for as light as it is, it offers a lot of complexity with notes of grass and salt air.