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Admiral Rodney HMS Royal Oak rum

Admiral Rodney HMS Royal Oak

Saint Lucia | Aged

8.0/10
39 ratings
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Posted 4 months ago by DejviSs from Czech Republic with 68 ratings

I do really enjoy this rum. Color is perfect, smell is very nice and taste is so smooth and complex, real pleasure. Bottle is really nice, with cool wooden plug, wich adds little bit on exlusivity.

Posted over 1 year ago by Docsarvis (PREMIUM) from United States with 292 ratings

This is outstanding. Deep and complex. Thick and chewy. Flawlessly smooth. I have tried 3 ships in the Admiral Rodney fleet. All were impressive. This one is awesome and stands slightly above the rest. Balance is perfect. Not sweet. Great bite but you hardly notice it. Fantastic sipper. Better neat than on ice but GREAT either way. Lovely tobacco, coffee and plum notes. Finish is long and subtle. Very smooth and memorable. So good I am going to have to buy the officers release. Well done AGAIN by St Lucia distillers.

Posted 3 years ago by laurent from France with 14 ratings

Très bonne surprise que ce rhum venu des îles de sainte Lucie!
Très bon équilibre entre les rhums antillais et ceux d’amériques Latines.
A tester de toute urgence!

Posted 24 days ago by Alas from Puerto Rico with 140 ratings

More caramel notes than the princessa, traditional st lucia burn but smoother, nice long lasting caramel finish

Posted over 1 year ago by Bill from United Kingdom with 88 ratings

Beautiful rum. Smooth, packed with flavour, complex finish. Love it.

Posted 9 days ago by Jagged from Slovakia with 100 ratings

Ešte som nemal rum zo Sv. Lucie ktorý by mi nechutil. Vôňa po naliatí trochu pichľavá, ale po chvíli sa krásne rozvoňala. Drevo, korenie, med, sušené ovocie. V chuti sa ešte pridáva aj čokoláda a tabak. Výborný rum!

Posted over 1 year ago by Lamantaalcoll from United States with 19 ratings

this is the only one i've tried for the admiral rodney, i like it a lot , i ll try the others ones for sure

Posted 3 years ago by Charles M from United Kingdom with 140 ratings

Unfortunately I haven't currently got a bottle of the "standard" Adm Rodney XO to compare it to, and memory is a little hazy!! It comes across as having a lot more soft oak.However I don't quite understand the pricing structure. The standard Admiral Rodney is a 12yo, and this one is a 7yo yet more expensive.

My personal preference is a dry rum (no sugar added), that is warm and spicy with a good gentle burn from the alcohol and with a heavy dose of oak. Not so much that it masks flavours, and not sweet sherry oak. A rum with a good length and that is unctuous. This rum has it all.

It is to me really superb....I just now want to try it against the normal Admiral Rodney to see what the difference really is!!!

Posted 10 months ago by DRE from Belgium with 7 ratings

Nose: vanilla, caramel, raisin.
Mouth: tobacco, caramel, vanilla smoke
Finish: spicy caramel

Posted 1 year ago by NeilIsntWitty from Canada with 5 ratings

We selected this bottle to write some tasting notes up for our WSET II course at home, and wow, it'a beauty. Well Done St. Lucia.

Appearance: Clean, medium amber
Nose: Clean, medium + intensity. Sultanas, vanilla, tobacco, caramel, cocoa, cloves, brown sugar and allspice
Palate: Clean, smooth and mouthfilling. Dry (although it has an appearance of sweetness, not residual sugar) with a medium + intensity, tobacco, caramel, dark chocolate, cloves and baking spices. Long finish, very complex.
Overall rating: Outstanding.