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Koloa Gold rum

Koloa Gold

United States | Gold

Koloa Gold rum, a version of their White Rum with added caramel color and flavors. Bottled unaged at 80 proof.

via American Rum Report

17 ratings
Easily consumable in a bind


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Posted 6 years ago by Beukeboom from United States with 304 ratings

The aroma in the bottle is subtle, almost plain but is indicative of the mild flavor and understated sweetness found within. It is a bright amber color and has slight hints of vanilla and sugar...almost a buttery sugar toast flavor. Not overly sweet. Just enough to make it interesting. I find it a fairly unique rum worth trying. A little expensive for a gold rum but worth trying.

Posted over 5 years ago by Falcon91Wolvrn03 (PREMIUM) from United States with 496 ratings

I've been really impressed by Koloa rums. They make my favorite coffee rum, my favorite coconut rum, and my favorite dark rum. But their gold rum is about average to me.

It's really smooth for a 40%abv rum. That's the good part. Tastes and smells of honey, caramelized sugar, caramel, a light spice, and possibly some toasted macadamia nuts. A tad artificial tasting, but decent.

A fine gold rum, but for gold rums I prefer others, such as the Banks 7 Golden.

Posted 19 days ago by Anthony C from United States with 161 ratings

Just a regular gold rum. There isn't anything special.

Posted 6 months ago by RosieSox from United States with 46 ratings

Pretty astringent on the nose and palate finish… there are better out there but it isn’t undrinkable… or maybe I have just gotten used to nasty stuff…

Posted 1 year ago by Scott Nowicki from United States with 12 ratings

Decent. Basic Caramel with a touch of vanilla. Nothing too exciting, but it’s actually sippable. Nice souvenir from Hawaii, although I was sad to see it’s available in the mainland.

Posted over 1 year ago by Docsarvis (PREMIUM) from United States with 286 ratings

Not drinkable straight. Not bad with coke. Strictly a mixer and not a great one.

Posted over 1 year ago by Trogdog from United States with 13 ratings

I'd drink it again in a mixed drink, but as a stand alone sipper, Ill pass.

Posted almost 2 years ago by Mrcaress from Canada with 12 ratings

Rum from Hawaii?!? Why not! Place is paradise so it should be able to do everything. Great off the start, very easy. Gets a bit bitter going down, but finishes with easy after taste. Not an offensive or strong one. But it doesn’t have an unique taste, however still very easy to drink. Good one to share with a nephew who lacks self confidence, but somehow still gets a lot of girls

Posted almost 2 years ago by ZTrain1177 from Canada with 67 ratings

Enjoyable rum. Nice taste and can be drank on it's own and with your favorite mix.

Posted almost 2 years ago by Florianhagemann from Peru with 83 ratings

Lamentablemente el color no es nada prometedor, opaco.
En nariz no se percibe nada, solo un poco de alcohol.
En boca suave, terriblemente bidimensional, sin gracia. El sabor desaparece del paladar a los pocos segundos.