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Appleton Estate Special Gold rum

Appleton Estate Special Gold

Jamaica | Gold

Appleton Estate Special Gold is a rum produced by J. Wray & Nephew Limited. It is aged for up to five years in oak barrels and produced using traditional Jamaican pot stills. The rum is smooth and bright golden in color with an ABV of 40%. J. Wray & Nephew Limited has been producing rum in Jamaica since 1825 and is located in the Nassau Valley on the island.

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95 ratings
Easily consumable in a bind
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Greenmachine πŸ‡³πŸ‡± | 1 rating
Posted 2 years ago

I tasted this years and years ago in Jamaica. Perfect to mix but sipped neat there are way better rums. If the price is right just buy it

StevesSpirits πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ | 44 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

While I know this rum isn't really meant as a sipper, I'm giving it a go neat.

On the nose there is banana, pepper, salt, caramel, cloves and some sourness. The palate is caramel, light oak and pepper. Very thin and watery; simple flavours. The finish is coffee and very short.

Overall a very thin and simple rum, but there also isn't anything very off-putting.

Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 456 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

Maybe as a well brand but nothing great going on here, so save it for mixers, don’t torture for me to drink neat.

Jason πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 59 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

Was enjoying this as a mixer in a delish tiki drink. Then the end of the night came and I decided to try this on its own. Felt the burn for sure. Will leave it for the mixer world at best.

Supreme πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ | 37 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

This one goes down like water lol if your in a pinch and on a budget this is an okay choice!

CaptainGreen (PREMIUM) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 90 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

Aye, this rum dances the line between heaven and hell. Decent aroma! The flavor be spicy, with hints of vanilla and... raisin? This be not an overly sweet rum, but definitely not for sippin'... not without a lot of better rum in you first! There be worse rum to be had. Still not sure? Flip a doubloon. Heads, you try a better rum. Tails, you try a better rum.

felix31x πŸ‡¨πŸ‡± | 35 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

This is ok with ok but nothing more, would not sip

Michael Loggies πŸ‡³πŸ‡± | 52 ratings
Posted almost 3 years ago

Not my favourite. The rum is sharp and without any body.

Nathan345 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ | 27 ratings
Posted almost 3 years ago

This introduces people into the world of funky rums this has enough funk so people to get used to it, this is a favorite of mine. It's a rummy rum

JeffBuck πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 80 ratings
Posted 3 years ago

There's not really anything else to do with this other than mix it.