Angostura 1787 15-Year rum

Angostura 1787 15-Year

Trinidad and Tobago | Aged

7.3/10
68 ratings
Recommendable to most
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martin jeppesen 🇩🇰 | 255 ratings
Posted almost 6 years ago

When I try a new bottle of Angostura, I'm always a bit exited, cause I feel there's big variety in taste among there labels. The 1787 is no different, with a unique profile in the range.
The nose surprises me, and the first thing that comes to my mind is Caroni. It has full, sweet notes of butterscotch, candied, baked banana and vanilla, but also an unmistakable note of that deep, tarry and oaky petroleum. The composition is very inviting and mouth watering. In the mouth the rum feels balanced and opens sweet with toffee, banana and dried prunes, going into oaky and slightly petroleum like caroni notes, but not in a overpowering way. Overall it's a sweet rum, that could perhaps have been more exiting with less sugar and slightly more %alc., but that's probably mood dependent, and I still enjoy this one quite a bit actually (8,5).

Jonny Olsson 🇸🇪 | 162 ratings
Posted 6 years ago

Angostura is broad in the way that they produce its Rums, with big viarity you can find round and smoth products and some more dry oaky. This is long fiinish with some oak in it.

Stefan Persson (PREMIUM) 🇸🇪 | 400 ratings
Posted over 4 years ago

I don’t think that I have tested a rum with a taste comparable with this one before. I’m not sure what it is, maybe grapefruit or citrus. Anyway the Angostura has made it again. The 1787 is on their No 1 level.
I have now also tested the new No 1 (Ed3) and I must say it’s not coming up to the same level as the earlier No 1’s and the 1787.
Picture: My Angostura shelf

Joola69 🇺🇸 | 2994 ratings
Posted over 5 years ago

Angostura 1787 claims to be a 15 year old rum, but unfortunately there are easily three dozen better 15 year old rums out there. In isolation the Angostura 1787 is not a bad rum at all, but far from great also. The 1787 is much better than the 1919 or 1824 rums from Angostura, but after well over 300 aged rums later, I'm not a big fan of the Angostura family of rums. 1787 barely scores a five for me, so it is way over rated rum in my opinion.

Neman3 (PREMIUM) 🇨🇦 | 207 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

My first ever Angostura and also first Brugal. Min 15yo vs up to 14. Both are smooth and easy to drink. Both are in perfect balance between dry and sweet.
Angostura is the good big surprise: very exotic fruits, flowers notes (and Angostura bitter? :)
Brugal has classic taste, a bit spicy or even salty.
100$ vs 50$. Angostura worth it's money.
Scored 9 vs 7

Ole Christian Rønning (PREMIUM) 🇳🇴 | 11 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

This was a new experience. The first thought, when putting the glass under my nose, was pitch pine. Then some dried fruit and oak. Taste is a bit strong, smokey and spicey, but smoother in the aftertaste, and it lasts for a long time.

Martino 🇧🇪 | 61 ratings
Posted over 5 years ago

Riche et subtil avec des arômes de mélasse et de vanille. Rond et onctueux sur des saveurs de miel, de fruits et de chocolat avec une finale longue et suave avec de belles notes de fruits.

Avanstarwa 🇩🇪 | 10 ratings
Posted 9 months ago

Price:
61,20€

Color:
Very dark, almost red-ish

Nose:
Caramel, Wood, A little smoke, almost no alcohol

Tongue:
Sweet, Fruity, wood, Very smooth

I do like this one. Especially since the fruit hit me very unexpected on the first sip.
But it is not the most complex flavour profile and it is a little too sweet. Still a really good rum.

maraczizsolt 🇭🇺 | 47 ratings
Posted 2 years ago

Good, but much more betters are there in this price range.

Andrewofcalgary 🇨🇦 | 194 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

Like a sweet apple cider. Ill keep this one in my top ten for now.