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896

896
8 Year Aged Rum

Category: Aged Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Barbados
Alcohol: 40%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$21.99
Best Buy

896
8 Year Aged Rum

Category: Aged Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Barbados
Alcohol: 40%
Dark brilliant copper color. Lively, smoky, roasted savory aromas and flavors of roasted nuts and bananas, toffee, and leather with a velvety, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, engaging, medium-long cedar, molasses cake, delicate spices, and tobacco finish. A fine dry sipping rum that will appeal to whisky drinkers and will be great with cigars.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, rich & spicy
Aroma Aroma: roasted nuts and bananas, toffee, and leather
Taste Flavor: cedar, molasses cake, delicate spices, and tobacco
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fine dry sipping rum that will appeal to whisky drinkers and will be great with cigars.

The Producer or Importer

Distiller Sales Company

The Producer or  Importer
500 Washington Ave S, Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55415
USA
1 612-436-2626

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Aged Rum

Spirits Glass Copita Copper.jpg
Serve in a Copita
Añejo and Age-Dated Rums are aged Rums from different vintages or batches that are mixed together to insure a continuity of flavor in brands of Rum from year to year. Some aged Rums will give age statements stating the youngest Rum in the blend (e.g., 10-year-old Rum contains a blend of Rums that are at least 10 years old). A small number of French island Rums are Vintage Dated.