Full Review

APPLETON ESTATE

APPLETON ESTATE
Signature Blend Rum

Category: Dark Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Jamaica
Alcohol: 40%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$21.99

APPLETON ESTATE
Signature Blend Rum

Category: Dark Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Jamaica
Alcohol: 40%
Light amber color. Candied, fruity, funky aromas of caramelized banana slices, overripe pineapple, ripe plantains, and singed banana leaf with a round, prickly, fruity medium body and a hot, interesting, medium-length fallen pineapple, sake, caramelized apple pie, and black walnut wood finish. A funky rum for punch.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy, Funky & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: caramelized banana slices, overripe pineapple, ripe plantains, and singed banana leaf
Taste Flavor: fallen pineapple, sake, caramelized apple pie, and black walnut wood
Smoothness Smoothness: Hot
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Rum Punch, Daiquiri Natural, Dark & Stormy
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A funky rum for punch.

The Producer or Importer

Campari America

The Producer or  Importer
1255 Battery St, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
1 415-315-8000

Their Portfolio

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92 APPLETON ESTATE Reserve Blend Rum 40% (Jamaica) $26.99.
90 APPLETON ESTATE Rare Blend 12 Year Old Rum 43% (Jamaica) $37.99.
95 APPLETON ESTATE 21 Year Old Rum 43% (Jamaica) $134.99.
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93 Braulio Amaro Alpino 21% (Italy) $42.99.
88 BULLDOG Gin 40% (England) $18.00.
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93 Cinzano 1757 Vermouth 16% (Italy) $29.99.
90 Coruba Dark Rum 40% (Jamaica) $25.99.
93 Cynar Liqueur 16.5% (Italy) $29.99.
93 Cynar Bitter Liqueur 35% (Italy) $37.00.
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82 Espolón Blanco Tequila 40% (Mexico) $25.99.
85 Espolón Reposado Tequila 40% (Mexico) $25.99.
92 Forty Creek Barrel Select Canadian Whisky 40% (Canada) $21.99.
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89 Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur 20% (Italy) $24.99.
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95 Sagatiba Envelhecida Cachaça 38% (Brazil) $.00.
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88 SKYY Infusions Pacific Blueberry Vodka 35% (USA) $18.49.
92 SKYY Infusions Texas Grapefruit 35% (USA) $18.49.
87 SKYY Infusions Pineapple Vodka 35% (USA) $18.00.
94 SKYY Infusions Citrus Vodka 40% (USA) $18.00.
81 SKYY Infusions Coastal Cranberry Vodka 40% (USA) $18.00.
81 SKYY Infusions Tropical Mango Vodka 35% (USA) $18.00.
90 SKYY Infusions Honeycrisp Apple Vodka 35% (USA) $18.00.
92 SKYY Infusions Bartlett Pear 35% (USA) $14.00.
84 SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon 35% (USA) $18.49.
84 SKYY Infusions California Apricot 35% (USA) $18.49.
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Dark Rum

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Serve in a Rocks Glass
Dark Rums are traditionally full-bodied, rich, caramel-dominated Rums. The best are produced mostly from pot stills and frequently aged in oak casks for extended periods. The richest of these Rums are consumed straight up.