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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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Posted almost 6 years ago by Troels from Denmark with 7 ratings

This rum may not be the most beautiful of rums, but it is - hands down - one of the best rums that i have tried.

The taste is sharp but at the same time delicate and savory.

If you prefer a rum that is not to heavy on fruit taste, you should try this.

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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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


Posted over 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2741 ratings

Enjoyed a bottle of The Scarlet Ibis Rum while in San Francisco. Unique bottle and label design. Golden color. Plenty of pepper, spices and some tropical fruits to your nose and palate. Surprisingly strong burn at the end being such a dry rum. Unique for sure. Not my cup of tea though.


Posted over 2 years ago by je_farley from United States with 107 ratings

Hits hard with a sharp clean aroma but finishes smooth. A fantastic mixer, one of the best with Coke, that carries its own through the entire drinking experience. I like this rum and believe it is a staple for the true rum fan...