Full Review

Plantation

Plantation
5 Year Old Rum

Category: Dark Rum

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

Plantation
5 Year Old Rum

Category: Dark Rum

Date Tasted:
Country: Barbados
Alcohol: 40%
Bright golden amber color. Aromas of brown sugar caramelized plantain, sweet tobacco, vanilla bean, and hazelnut with a satiny, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length caramelized mango, milk chocolate, rich caramel, and tack room finish. A sweet and nutty rum with for crowd-pleasing cocktails and effortless sipping.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied, Fruity, Rich & Mild
Aroma Aroma: brown sugar caramelized plantain, sweet tobacco, vanilla bean, and hazelnut
Taste Flavor: caramelized mango, milk chocolate, rich caramel, and tack room
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Hot Toddy, Mai Tai, Dark & Stormy
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A sweet and nutty rum with for crowd-pleasing cocktails and effortless sipping.

The Producer or Importer

Cognac Ferrand USA

The Producer or  Importer
44 Woodstone Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
USA
1 978-771-9234

Their Portfolio

96 Pierre Ferrand Reserve Double Cask Cognac 42.3% (France) $79.99.
93 Plantation 20th Anniversary Extra Old Aged Rum 40% (Barbados) $49.99.
91 Plantation 5 Year Old Rum 40% (Barbados) $21.99.
89 Plantation 3 Stars Silver Rum 41.2% (Caribbean Islands) $19.99.
92 Plantation Original Dark Rum 40% (Trinidad) $17.99.

Dark Rum

Spirits Glass Rocks Amber.jpg
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.