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Denizen

Denizen
3 Year Old White Rum

Category: White Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Trinidad & Jamaica
Alcohol: 40%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$19.99
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Denizen
3 Year Old White Rum

Category: White Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Trinidad & Jamaica
Alcohol: 40%
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of roasted coconut with mar, cherries in vanilla extract, magic marker, and carob almond bar with a supple, crisp, dryish medium-to-full body and a tingling, refreshing, medium-long finish with nuances of minerals, copper, peppered figs, and egg nog finish. A lightly funky, cane-y, pot still influenced rum that will be great for tiki cocktails and daiquiris.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Funky, Spicy & Spirity
Aroma Aroma: roasted coconut with mar, cherries in vanilla extract, magic marker, and carob almond bar
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of minerals, copper, peppered figs, and egg nog
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Finish Finish: Long
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lightly funky, cane-y, pot still influenced rum that will be great for tiki cocktails and daiquiris.

The Producer or Importer

Hotaling & Co. Importer-Distiller

The Producer or  Importer
550 Montgomery
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
1 415-630-5910

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White Rum

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Serve in a Rocks Glass
White Rums are generally light-bodied (although there are a few heavy-bodied White Rums in the French islands). They are usually clear and have a very subtle flavor profile. If they are aged in oak casks to create a smooth palate they are then usually filtered to remove any color. White Rums are primarily used as mixers and blend particularly well with fruit flavors.