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Bacardi 8-Year is a blended rum, filtered using the Bacardi-pioneered charcoal filtering system and aged for eight years.
This rum was not released to the public until 1995, when the first limited edition Bacardi 8 was sold with a sherry oak finish in a Baccarat crystal decanter. Despite a price tag of $400 per bottle, the rum was hugely popular and led to the larger release of the blend without the collectors' features and price.
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Very smooth with a smokey, almost Scotch-like finish. An excellent sipping rum with good (if not very strong) flavor, and lacking the heavy kick of many aged rums. I'd recommend this as a first step for anyone looking to explore sipping rums. It's an excellent value for the price (I paid $19.99 for 750 mL), one that doesn't make me hate myself if I decide to use it as a mixer.
Really nice tasting rum. Smooth, with a little bit of smoke and a lot of dark berry fruits. Definitely a sipper. If you like Appleton, this is a rum for you. Also one of the cheapest out there, no matter where you are. Sorry Bacardi haters, but sometimes you gotta give the devils their due.
Smooth, smooth, smooth! Very drinkable. Subtle Smoky, woody, spice notes. Not overly sweet with great character and depth. Very enjoyable!
And I see why. Quite enjoyable.
Nose: Quite enjoyable light floral.
Feel: A little light and watery but warms up increasing the flavours along the way. Not overly harsh but a little warm at the end.
Taste: Light caramel, not much wood or other complexity.
Colour: You can see in the picture as the bottle is not tinted.
Presentation: Nice bottle.
While not quite as good as the limited reserve, at a mere fraction of the cost, I would pick this one every day.
This have its advantages. Suitable in mixed drinks any day of the week!
Yeah, not bad at all, but not really a sipper for me. Makes for a great grog or cocktail, though!
It tastes exactly what people think rum tastes like.nothing is too special about it.
One of my favourite rums, Bacardi 8 tastes great straight, with coke and makes banging Old Fashioneds.
Great entry level rum to convince newbies.
For the price, it's delicious. Great way to open your eyes and see what sipping rums can be and test them out. Strong molasses flavor, has a auburn color, and a bit sharper than some others that are pricier. But, clearly, that's what you're paying for.
Great flavour for such little money. Would have scored higher if it had a better nose.
"Here is Bacardi's consumate sipping rum..."
"Bacardi 8 rum review by Robert Burr from Examiner.com"
"I went into this review fully expecting to dislike the Bacardi 8..."
"Bacardi 8 rating by the Rum Howler"
"Bacardi 8 Year Aged Rum is a great way to begin your exploration of rum..."
"Bacardi 8 rum review by Geoffrey Kleiman at Home Essential "
"when sipped the rum isn’t actually as sweet..."
"The Fat Rum Pirate reviews Bacardi 8 rum"
Smells sweet but also oaky.
"It is a well balanced rum. When sipped, or mixed with a little ice or water the Bacardi 8 is very decent. It’s very smooth and easy to sip."
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God drinks rom. 5 out of 10
Kan drikkes ren, men har en del mangler, er meget hurtig flad, derfor bedst i drinks, hvor vanille smagen også kommer lidt frem.
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