Appleton Estate Reserve 8-Year rum

Appleton Estate Reserve 8-Year

Jamaica | Aged | 43.0% ABV

6.6/10
120 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great
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Rinushorn (PREMIUM) 🇫🇷 | 127 ratings
Posted 7 days ago

Un produit très bien fait mais qui ne correspond pas à mes goûts

cmdoyle 🇺🇸 | 3 ratings
Posted 18 days ago

Found it to be quite enjoyable. Made a fantastic old fashioned. I think I'm a fan of the funk.

dave_drinks_rum 🇺🇸 | 4 ratings
Posted 29 days ago

Typical Jamaican rum, but I think I prefer the 12 year.

Diagono 🇱🇻 | 1 rating
Posted 1 month ago

Мне ром понравился. Насыщенный аромат, вкус. Рекомендую!

Mekpdue 🇺🇸 | 20 ratings
Posted 2 months ago

Appleton is my go-to. The 8 yr is good. 12 is better.

Julbert 🇫🇷 | 22 ratings
Posted 3 months ago

Rhum assez simple pour un jamaicain, en accord avec le prix.

lulabrooks 🇺🇸 | 14 ratings
Posted 4 months ago

Works in drinks but plenty good to sip. Love Appleton so much.

Roofarmer 🇬🇧 | 1 rating
Posted 5 months ago

Tried this with El Dorado 12 year + Angostura 7 year + Flor De Caña 12 + Ron Zacapa Centenario Sistema Solero 23

Loved the richness of flavour of this rum.

Am concerned about sugar levels in rum and my amateur palate couldn’t detect much in this unlike the Zacapa!

Triton Ogletree 🇺🇸 | 103 ratings
Posted 5 months ago

Tried Appleton 12 Year Rare Casks side by side with the 8 Year Reserve. Both are of great quality! The 8 year burns and bites a little less (both are minimal in both products) and tastes good but it's definitely not as complex as the 12. That said, it's still an excellent rum! I say it's equally good but both are fairly different from each other. It's properly sweet and delicious. It reminds me of the old V/X (which I rated a 7) but it tastes more complex and somehow more smooth than the Appleton V/X. I'm not sure why the 8 Year Reserve is rated so low but regardless, I grabbed a bottle after realizing it might not be coming back for a while. I highly recommend snagging one yourself.

mtclsu 🇺🇸 | 8 ratings
Posted 5 months ago

To the nose I was getting molasses which I was happy with, but the finish was weird. Maybe it would be better mixed.