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Bumbu XO rum

Bumbu XO

Barbados | Aged | 40.0% ABV

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240 ratings
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EmfiniGee πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 21 ratings
Posted 4 years ago

The Bumbu XO is much more balanced on the palate then the original. Great value for around $40 for an XO, would recommend to anyone looking to get into sipping rums.

Cowboy Neal πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 31 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

Completely different than regular Bumbu; solid sipper for the price

Kevin πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 35 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

A lovely deep brown color. Very clean subtle nose. Only the slightest alchol burn at the very end. A very good sipping rum.

Falcon91Wolvrn03 (TASTING CLUB) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 543 ratings
Posted 4 years ago

I almost liked the Original Bumbu rum, but for me it had far too much banana, so I only gave that a 3. It was an otherwise great rum. I had hoped this would be more like the Original Bumbu without the banana flavor, but it's not that at all. :-(

This is not nearly as sweet (I have a sweet tooth), and to me it felt a bit harsh for an XO. Has notes of oak, but I'm barely tasting the bourbon and sherry it was aged in. Usually, that's ok, but this lacks a little in other flavors. Not too bad, but not great either.

Wechillin πŸ‡±πŸ‡» | 1 rating
Posted over 1 year ago

The very first drink i tried from ones that's more expensive and original than Bacardi, morgan& other. That drink changed my mind and i started trying smth new. Talking bout this - to me it's absolutely good balance between sweetness and spice. Wonderful aftertaste. Also design of the bottle is pretty nice so it became first piece of my collection. I was feeling good enjoying evenings drinking it, gave me a lot of energy also when i needed. No hangovers. I rate it 8 because i think it's really beautiful drink, but i don't know yet is there something a lot better.

Przemek πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± | 10 ratings
Posted 2 months ago

I was kinda afraid, bacause I had in mind regular Bumbu aka 'cheap candy shop', but I was SO pleasantly surprised. Very solid foundation, I would give a sip to everybody without being afraid of them disliking that. if you want to introduce a frend to "hingher level" rums, that is your pick. Easy to sip, not much alco in first contact, yet still quite complex and enjoyable.

Tyxxy πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 3 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

Very very good! Pares extremely well with vanilla coke!

Blindside6 πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ | 9 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

Definitely an improvement over the original. It's a good sipping rum, with flavors of coffee and oak (none over the top). Overall a good balance between sweetness and spice.

Senor mustachio πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ | 17 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

I don't do reviews....Just want to keep up with my drinking problem....

Docsarvis (PREMIUM) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ | 439 ratings
Posted almost 2 years ago

This is REALLY different than Bumbu original. I like the original even though it is a little over the top on banana. This one is seriously complex. Very smooth. Nice vanilla and oak with only a passing hint of banana. Great nose. Supremely smooth. I do like Panamanian rum and this is no exception. Finish is balanced and wonderfully smoldering. Last hint is brown sugar on the pallet. Bravo! Great rum!




Brand Details

Name: XO
Company: Bumbu
Type: Aged
Distillation: Unknown
ABV: 40.0%

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