Hampden Estate Great House Distillery 2021 Edition rum

Hampden Estate Great House Distillery 2021 Edition

Jamaica | Aged | 55.0% ABV | Pot Still Distilled

9.2/10
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Posted 20 days ago by rennerg 🇺🇸 | 39 ratings

I love high Hugo rum but only up to a point. Over a certain amount there’s a slight brackishness that arises in the finish that I can’t get into. Before trying Great House, the Hampden 8 was my favorite Jamaican rum due to the bold hugo without crossing the line. Great House takes things even closer to the line and finds the perfect balance of complexity while maintaining the hugo I can’t get enough of.

Posted 2 months ago by Kychy28 🇺🇸 | 24 ratings

9/10, that is a great blend of Jamaicas finest rums. It's not my favorite offeri g yet from Hampden but the bottle is fresh and I must revisit it in a few weeks

Posted 3 months ago by bpCLT 🇺🇸 | 7 ratings

Ordered this online since my local store wasn’t sure when or IF they would get it. VERY glad I did. I love Hampden 46. Probably my favorite rum out there and this is it ++++.

Imagine the 46 base layer with a bouquet of funky fun flavors on top. You get oak, tropical fruit, spice, and a lingering finish that I wish would last forever with cherry, oak, all the good things. I’ve been drinking a lot of Worthy Park recently and this could not be more opposite. While the nose tells you everything with WP, Great House nose only gives you a hint and then ask you back for more.

Run to buy this! Immediately!

Posted 4 months ago by Vince11881 🇺🇸 | 29 ratings

Bottom Line: Hogo Perfected!

Ever since my first taste of Rum Fire, I’ve been chasing that Haut Gaut Funk in every bottle of rum. I’ve chased it in Cachaca, and Agricole, and Clairin… and at times the esters have overwhelmed my palate in better ways than others. But never have they been so well restrained and highlighted for me than this bottle.

I was skeptical at first, feeling like aged runs often lose those wild notes I love, but this bottle has shown me otherwise!

The flavor is refined and yet full of the funk I’ve come to love. It’s a true sipper! Like a fine whiskey. If you LOVE Rum, and enjoy the funkiness that’s so uniquely to Jamaican Pot Still rums, with their inclusion of muck pits and dunder, you will NOT be disappointed with Hampdens most recent offering.

Posted 2 months ago by Mr. Rumantic 🇩🇪 | 197 ratings

The Hampden Great House 2021 is a blend of pot still rums, which was allowed to be stored tropically in oak barrels for an average of 7 years. The vintage rum was bottled at 55% alcohol with no coloring, sugar or filtration. The rum is limited to 2400 bottles. It's probably a blend of <>H and LFCH.

The rum shows classic Hampden notes on the nose. Ester with fermented fruit, pineapple and banana. In conjunction with the glue, the rum brings a lot of funk. But there is also some sweetness and a nice spice as well as burnt wood. For me the best Hampden nose after the 1992 HLCF, as everything is wonderfully balanced here.

On the palate, the rum is immediately funky. The ester is on point. Fermented fruit with caramelized sugar. The adhesive is not too dominant. The rum has spice and the wood influence is higher in comparison to my Veliers Hampdens. This gives the rum more depth. The rum is intense and full-bodied. A nice sweetness accompanies the finish, which is controlled by round ester and beautiful wood notes.

I have to admit that I avoided the Great House hype for a long time as it is a blend. I was absolutely positively surprised. I have tried many High Ester Hampden over the last year. My LFCH was always my safe haven at the time, because even at a young age he seemed more balanced than his big brothers. The Great House 2021 is now taking it to the extreme. A perfectly balanced Hampden that has everything I want. Ester, funk but also a well-rounded drinking feeling. I find the a little low 55% more beneficial than problematic and the right decision. For me absolutely on point and it was affordable at around 100 euros. Luckily i got a bottle. Thanks for that to the RumX community. I'm looking forward to the 2022 edition.

Der Hampden Great House 2021 ist ein Blend aus Pot Still Rums, welcher im Schnitt 7 Jahre tropisch in Eichenholz Fässern lagern durfte. Der Jahrgangsrum wurde mit 55% Alkohol ohne Farbstoffe, Zucker oder Filtration abgefüllt. Der Rum ist auf 2400 Flaschen limitiert. Es ist wahrscheinlich ein Blend aus <>H und LFCH.

Der Rum zeigt in der Nase klasische Hampden Noten. Ester mit vergorener Frucht, Ananas und Banane. In Verbindung mit dem Klebstoff bringt der Rum viel Funk. Es kommt aber auch etwas süße und eine schöne Würze sowie gebranntes Holz. Für mich nach dem 1992er HLCF die beste Hampden Nase, da hier alles wunderbar ausgewogen ist.

Am Gaumen ist der Rum sofort funky. Der Ester kommt auf den Punkt. Vergorene Frucht mit karamelisierten Zucker. Der Klebstoff ist nicht zu dominant. Der Rum hat Würze und der Holz Einfluss ist höher als bei meinen Veliers. Dadurch bekommt der Rum mehr Tiefe. Der Rum ist intensiv und vollmundig. Eine schöne Süße begleitet den Abgang, welcher von runden Ester Noten und schönen Holz Noten begleitet wird.

Ich muss zugeben, dass ich dem Great House Hype lange aus dem Weg gegangen bin, da es ein Blend ist. Ich war absolut positiv überrascht. Ich habe im letzten Jahr viele High Ester Hampden probiert. Mein LFCH war in der Zeit immer mein Sicherer Hafen, da er auch mit wenig Jahren ausbalancierter wirkt, als seine großen Brüder. Der Great House 2021 treibt es nun auf die Spitze. Ein perfekt ausbalancierter Hampden, der alles mitbringt, was ich möchte. Ester, Funk aber auch ein rundes Trinkgefühl. Die 55% finde ich dabei eher förderlich und die richtige Entscheidung. Für mich absolut auf den Punkt und mit knapp 100Euro noch bezahlbar. Habe zum Glück eine Flasche bekommen. Danke dafür an die RumX Community. Freue mich auf die Edition 2022.

Posted 5 hours ago by Jagsroy (PREMIUM) 🇨🇦 | 233 ratings

2. Onto Hampden Great House 2021 sample. This funky Jamaican rum smells quality and appears to be a little sweeter than the 2020 version, which knocked my socks off earlier this year. Totally different than Bajan rums but almost just as good (IMO). Definitely glad I recently acquired 2 bottles of this rum.

Posted 24 days ago by Gastovski (PREMIUM) 🇨🇿 | 183 ratings

Aroma: V popředí dominuje třtina, med, jód a bylinky. Spíš než tropické ovoce cítím pomeranče. Řekl bych, že je podstatně méně esterový než GH 2020.
Chuť: Překvapivě docela sladká - tropické ovoce, lehce kořenitá. Určitě jemnější než GH 2020.
Dozvuk: Trpce medový, travnatý, tinkturový, mirabelky a sušené ovoce (meruňky). Dlouhý, svěží.
Sladkost: 0/3
Ochutnán vzorek
V porovnání s GH 2020 je jemnější, sladší a méně esterový. Oba hodnotím stejně 9/10.

Posted 3 months ago by filovo 🇨🇿 | 307 ratings

barva : jantar
vune sušší, sladka, květinový
chut: sladkost a ovoce, estery
zaver : smetana, estery,ovoce - suššené i čerstvé
hodnoceni 9,3
koupit ano z 100%
Alcohol 55 %

Posted 5 months ago by Jirka23689 (PREMIUM) 🇨🇿 | 207 ratings

Volty jsou níž což je Škoda ale pořad parádní Great house kde je ovoce, květiny, estery

Posted 5 months ago by KahakiCove 🇺🇸 | 11 ratings

I'm not one who is a fan of overly oaked rums. I think they have their place though. This rum is a very juicy offering from Hampden. I have tried most of their standard offerings and this is in a league of it's own. A little oak on the back end but not too much. One complaint I have heard of Hampden is that the nose is better than the taste, this tastes exactly like the nose. Amazing.




Brand Details

Name: Great House Distillery 2021 Edition
Company: Hampden Estate
Type: Aged
Distillation: Pot Still
ABV: 55.0%
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