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Appleton Estate 21-Year rum

Appleton Estate 21-Year

Jamaica | Aged

Distilled using small-batch copper pot stills uniquely designed for Appleton Estate, this rum is a blend of several rums aged 21 years in American oak barrels. Once blended, the rum is re-casked for two years to marry the flavors.

Appleton Estate 21-year rum is produced in Jamaica on one of the country’s oldest and most renowned sugar estates. Each bottle is individually numbered and comes with a signed aging certificate by master blender Joy Spence.

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LUKAŽIGA 🇸🇮 | 194 ratings
Posted 4 months ago

8:On the nose, what's immediately striking is its balance. The woodiness is toasted, the alcohol present but well blended and no single aroma takes precedence over the others. Vanilla, floral notes, almond, caramel, woodiness and orange form a winning team with all tropical fruits and funkiness and roasted aromas that emerge on airing.
8,5:On the palate, the attack is both lively and greedy, sweetness is pleasant . The batch with is more present here than on the nose(long ageing), but blends very well with the molasses and brings us nutty notes, spices, caramel sweetness and overpowers that famous Jamaican funkiness with grassy and ripe tropical fruits notes. Walnut returns at the end and is a leading note through the palate.
8:The finish is relatively dry, yet long. A mixture of brown sugar and toasted woodiness accompany us for quite a while.
Well rounded and smooth, yet lack of that strong omnipresent Jamaican funkiness that we find in Appleton 12 rare casks.

Jimages 🇬🇧 | 6 ratings
Posted 4 months ago

I got this bottle of rum after enjoying the 12 year old Appletons Estate rum, and was not disappointed, it oozes quality, and once finished, will be replaced with a fresh bottle.
I am not sure if it is just me, but I think I prefer the younger brother, the 12 year old just seems a bit smoother.
Certainly still one of the top 5 rums I have enjoyed.
I'm not good at describing what I taste, but this has a nice aroma, and a little sharp but also offers sweet taste to my palate, there are strong hints of the bourbon from the cask it was aged in, and it is a most pleasant and warming sensation when savoured.

ShadowDragon 🇺🇸 | 119 ratings
Posted 22 days ago

This is the second time I've used this title. This rum is fantastic, but thank goodness I got to try it at a rum tasting before dropping $150. I love all of the aged Appleton rums, they have the perfect level of Jamaican funk for me for sipping. Is this better than the 12 and 15? Yes. Is it better to be worth 3 times the price? No. If this did something else, anything else, an interesting cask finish, a higher proof to punch up the flavor, this would be a 10, but it's still only 43% so 9 it is. I almost want to ding it a point for the price, but it's too good for that.




Brand Details

Type: Aged
Company: Appleton Estate
Country: Jamaica
Years Aged: 21
Raw Material: Unknown
Process: Pure blend (1 distillery)
Distillation: Unknown
Women Led: No

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