Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry rum

Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry

France | Aged

6.6/10
157 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great
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Posted 5 days ago by MiGaBro 🇩🇰 | 17 ratings

Hint of jamaica, but lacks the power and funkyness.

Posted 6 days ago by PapaKielbasa 🇺🇸 | 32 ratings

A very special smelling expression from Plantation, but I found it dull and uninspired on the palate.

Posted 7 days ago by Neman3 🇨🇦 | 150 ratings

I remember Plantation Jamaica 2000 19yo 50+° ~150CAD. This one is 4 times more affordable and, basically, has the same taste.
Funky, a bit spicy, fruity and absolutely authentic taste.

Posted 8 days ago by Andrewofcalgary 🇨🇦 | 157 ratings

If there was ever a rum to confirm my dislike of Jamaican rum, this is it. If plantation cant a good rum out of Jamaica then I doubt anyone can. Smells bearable with that characteristic vegetative and acetone smell of jamaican rums but then just tastes of banana leaf. Save your money, and dont even buy as a mixer.

Posted 9 days ago by Pely86 🇷🇴 | 4 ratings

if you like it dry...it has to be ice cold ..interesting taste

Posted 14 days ago by Rocky 🇸🇰 | 69 ratings

Ďalší Plantation v poradí skúšam Xaymaca Special Dry - fľaša je dobre známa, na etikete čítam o klasike jamajských pot still rumov. Vôňa je silne aromatická, zachytávam pre Plantation už dobre známe tóny citrusov a ananásu, zemitosť charakteristickú pre Jamajku a na pozadí dokonca trochu technickej syntetiky. Suché rumy mi predbežne nepripomína. Chuťovo je naozaj trochu suchší, ale nie prehnane. 43% alkoholu však doslova bodne do jazyka, je dosť ostrý, trochu do whisky. Je komplexný, svojský, vzdialene mi pripomenul Pusser's Navy Blue, akoby som znova zacítil primiešanú domácu slivovicu, našťastie nie v tak veľkej miere, dojazd je dlhý. Pri konci pohárika mám už ústnu dutinu značne vyštípanú, takmer stŕpnutú. Narovinu priznávam, že preferujem jemnejšie a uhladenejšie druhy, ktoré sa viac točia okolo dubu. Zatiaľ pre mňa najmenej zaujímavý kúsok od tejto značky.
23,26€

Posted 17 days ago by Paul 🇦🇺 | 141 ratings

golden beauti, this is heaven, smells beautiful, tastes divine and has a beautiful bite

Posted 1 month ago by Lee Martinek 🇸🇪 | 41 ratings

A nice one with a cup of coffee. Hade higher expectations, but it's more than the average but not at the top. Well done but you can do better.

Posted 2 months ago by Triton Ogletree 🇺🇸 | 103 ratings

"Special Dry" is quite correct. It's fairly smooth and tasty but it's very dry. I still prefer sweeter rums to dry but this is decent and reasonably priced. If you enjoy dry rum, you are likely to like this.

Posted 2 months ago by Bennyboy 🇨🇦 | 13 ratings

Initially, I was very puzzled by this rum. A strange earthiness reminded me of agave spirits, oddly enough. However, after more time with the bottle, I was introduced to notes of banana, apricot, and Jamaican funk (represented in pleasant and bright flavours, rather than Appleton toastiness). I decided to challenge myself to find a place for this rum in cocktails. My findings... it was a lot easier than I thought. While not 1-to-1 with Jamaican staples like Smith & Cross or Appleton, it's bold and unique flavours sit in the same area and keep cocktails just as balanced - simply adding a different dimension.
On its own - eh. In cocktails - a fun new tool.




Brand Details

Name: Xaymaca Special Dry
Company: Plantation
Type: Aged
Distillation: Unknown
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