Mount Gay Black Barrel Double Cask 7-Year rum

Mount Gay Black Barrel Double Cask 7-Year

Barbados | Aged

7.4/10
20 ratings
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20 Mount Gay Black Barrel Double Cask 7-Year ratings

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andorufergu 🇺🇸 | 5 ratings
Posted 2 months ago

New to rum, but the smell of this is amazing. At first I thought it was banana. As I’m going through the bottle, I am tasting the charred barrel, caramel, even cherry, and other flavors. Taste is good, but the smell is divine. What could be better than this?

bpCLT 🇺🇸 | 7 ratings
Posted 5 months ago

This rum is good. Very good. It’s smooth and easy. My only knock on it is after trying funky Jamaican rums it’s almost too easy to drink. It’s easily accessible in NC liquor stores which is a huge plus.

Nose is smooth, slightly sweet and vanilla. Palate is strong vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

Great rum, especially as an entry sipper

Lebowski 🇨🇦 | 15 ratings
Posted 7 months ago

Really tasty, no after effects. Found it in the Caribbean.

Rogo-zin 🇺🇸 | 46 ratings
Posted 1 year ago

I enjoy this room. It pales in comparison to its triple cask brother, but it is still good. It’s a bit punchy with the booze, but I do like that on occasion.

Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) 🇺🇸 | 371 ratings
Posted 14 days ago

Lacks the depth of some older rums but a nice edition to their portfolio. Would not buy it again just not my cup of tea a bit harsh neat, needed some ice.

pr4wn 🇺🇸 | 6 ratings
Posted 15 days ago

I rate this about a 7.3, so it gets rounded down to 7. This is a great sipper for after dinner. Sweet, with vanilla burnt sugar notes. Slight alcohol burn that tapers off to a nice warmth with a medium long finish. If you can find it on sale, it is definitely worth the price, if not, there are slightly better rums in the same price range. I always keep a bottle or two of this on my shelf. It is decent in a rum and Coke, but that is a waste of this rum, much better to have neat after dinner.

Yatoss 🇬🇧 | 32 ratings
Posted 2 months ago

Pretty pleasant drink with faint smokiness, vanilla and spice. A little overpriced, but still very drinkable

Bog Monster 🇦🇺 | 23 ratings
Posted 4 months ago

Be careful of this little one.... You might empty the bottle faster than expected. Sipped neat, strong alcohol and is mildly unpleasant to start - let it breathe and the alcohol subsides just a little but honestly not enough to be pleasant. Oak and vanilla begin to appear but for me the improvement is to minimal to want to sip this neat. Water softens the initial waft but still not pleasant. Mixed with coke - now this is another match made in heaven. Flavours of oak, vanilla and sugarcane dominate. This is wonderful and I can see it becoming another Mt Gay regular added to the "regulars" list of easy dinking rums. It lacks the additional complexity of the XO but it is a younger sibling. I have scored this an 8 because its just damn wonderful as a mixed rum and my palate clearly resonates with the Bajan and Mt Gay rum style but disappointed with my inability to appreciate it neat which would elevate this to a 9. Highly recommend this to all.

Gdr909 🇵🇷 | 4 ratings
Posted 5 months ago

Rum made right. Good for day to day sips neat or a couple drops of water.

Root-theory 🇵🇱 | 84 ratings
Posted 5 months ago

Zapach: Kwiatowy, Karmel, dębina, melasa, rodzynki, migdały

Smak: Delikatnie słodki, miodowo, korzenny oraz pieprzny.

Średni stosunek ceny do jakości. To już inny trunek niż wcześniejszy black barrel. Jest wyraźnie mniej aromatyczny oraz czuć w nim mniej ukryty alkohol niestety jest ostrzejszy niż poprzednia wersja.

Ocena 72/100