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Angostura 1824 12-Year rum

Angostura 1824 12-Year

Trinidad and Tobago | Aged

Angostura 1824 rum is a blend of rums aged for at least 12 years in oak barrels. The aged rums are blended, re-casked, and upon maturity hand-drawn for bottling.

This rum is named and crafted in honor of Dr. Johann Siegart's founding of Angostura house in the city of Angostura, Venezueala in 1824. Angostura 1824 rum production is now based in Trinidad.

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Posted 20 days ago by randycous (PREMIUM) from United States with 35 ratings

Nice flavor. Paired well with a walk on the beach in Grand Case. Well balanced flavor and sweetness.

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Posted 2 months ago by Kiwipirate from New Zealand with 16 ratings

Ok so I am still fairly new to rating premium rums and I feel I am still finding my feet but that being said, it's obvious that this is a decent standalone rum and the producers of it should feel proud that it's a fine product.

I've always have maintained that for anybody new to premium rums then a good introductory for them is Ron Zacapa 23 Solera or Diplomatico Exclusive Reserva. They are solid benchmarks and will immediately inform a novice sipper that the Bacardi, Captain Morgans and Bundaberg they are used to forcing down at their local pub are swill and good for little else than mixing. This I think, is now a 3rd option for those introductory recommendations to what real sippers should be like.

Popping the bottle I immediately get hit with a strong whiff of alcohol and think to myself that it immediately comes across as more scotch than rum. How pleasantly surprised I am when I take my first mouthful and find no burn whatsoever (for the record I chucked a couple cubes in anticipation it would burn and may need watering down).

It's a nice rum with some thin but lasting legs, it has a decent deal of complexity going on, it's sweet but not too sweet. Nor does it have that nasty ethanol whiff that some other brands out there have that pretend to be sippers until you take your first sip and realise that it its not really a sipper.

For a 12 year old rum, I think it's respectable, with a good deal of complexity and I look forward to trying more in their range.

Molasses, oak, honey, caramel, toffee and maybe tobacco or something odd there that sits in the corner and then comes out in strength after the mouthful goes down. Nice waxy coating mouthfeel you get with certain scotches. I personally rank this a 7.5. It's not good enough to break an 8 given some of the excellent rums I've given 8 and above to but with a friend on a lazy Sunday arvo with some chill music, good weather and sunshine, it works just fine.

Would definitely try again. Wondering how it will fare as a mixer as it does have a fair amount of complexity to it that might be drowned out.

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Posted 2 months ago by Dan from United Kingdom with 52 ratings

If I'm honest, white rum isn't my favourite, but this is very serviceable.

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Posted 3 months ago by PitBullCH from Switzerland with 26 ratings

This is an excellent sipper with a cube or two of ice, helps to soften the over-sweetness - otherwise very nice, very drinkable.

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Posted 3 months ago by AZMark (PREMIUM) from United States with 15 ratings

I like the 1824 Angostura. Was able to compare to the 1919 bottle. 1824 is darker, less sweet, less harsh. Maybe compare 1919 as a Rye version and 1824 as a bourbon version. I appreciate the less sweet, less sugar version. I’ve not been to Trinidad and Tobago, but I can dream, with the Angostura 1824. Enjoy!

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Posted 4 months ago by Nielf from Denmark with 162 ratings

Meget frisk rom med smag meget frugtet smag og duft.

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Posted 7 months ago by Adrian Adame (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 440 ratings

- vůně jemná, nasládlá, vanilka, pomeranč, čokoláda
- chuť nasládlá, 40% se ozývá, pomeranč a grep, koření štipne
Závěr nahořklé mandle

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Posted 9 months ago by K.Olofsson from Sweden with 8 ratings

God välbalanserad rom!
Denna rom var den rom som var starten för mig.

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Posted 10 months ago by Psarudi from Panama with 5 ratings

hay solo dos Rones de Trinidad que merecen de verdad la pena mantener en una colección Privada y con los ojos cerrados les recomiendo él Angostura 1824 12 Años. Se exponen matices interesantes de sabores!

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Posted 11 months ago by Trelony from Russian Federation with 44 ratings

I lied 1919 for smothness but when I tried the next - 1824 - I was shocked. It turned very much better! Perfect balance of softness and rich taste with excellent agening. I was impessed!