Red Harbor Rum
Aged Rum — USATastedNose: brown sugar, vanilla Body: sweet brown sugar, oak, molasses Finish: vanilla On the sweet side, but good variety of flavor.
Foursquare 2005 Single Blended Rum
Aged Rum — BarbadosTastedNose: honey, licorice, orange? Body: banana, leather, good amount of burn Finish: brown sugar, awesome lingering coconut Water opens this up substantially. Without I’m at a 3.5. With, 4.0. It’s really nice.
Clément VSOP Rhum Agricole
Rhum Agricole Vieux — MartiniqueTastedNose: fairly sharp esters, raisin Body: banana, vanilla Finish: chocolate, coffee Overall flavors are more muted than I prefer. Very tasty, just left me wanting more.
Aged Rum — Barbados, BarbadosTastedNose: orange peel, slight coconut, cherry Body: big punch of coconut, banana bread, cinnamon Finish: this is where you get hit with 62%. The burn covers a lot of the flavor, but is followed by tropical fruit with vanilla
Aged Rum — BarbadosTastedNose: light acetone, pineapple and coconut Body: big coconut, slight burn, oak char Finish: wow. Coconut cream pie, creme brûlée Absolutely delicious. Really enjoying this. The burn is heavier than the alcohol content but not overbearing.
Plantation O.F.T.D. Overproof Rum
Navy Rum — Multiple CountriesTastedNose: strong sting, woody notes underneath Body: holy shit. Big pineapple. Definitely was not expecting this depth. Vanilla, brown sugar Finish: lingering burn but not in a bad way, banana, more pineapple and dare I say strawberry??
The Real McCoy 14 Year Limited Edition
Aged Rum — BarbadosTastedNose: slight acetone, vanilla, Twinkie Body: dark sugar, pineapple, oak Finish: scant coconut, slight burn, caramel all the way Punch in the face rum, awesome flavor combo
Santa Teresa 1796 Rum
Aged Rum — VenezuelaTastedNose: Vanilla, brown sugar, very slight coconut and hint of acetone Body: caramel, banana, caramelized sugar, honey Finish: short finish, honey and chocolate
Ron Zacapa XO Rum
Aged Rum — GuatemalaTastedNose: cherry, orange, vanilla Body: heavy sugar - masking coconut, cola and caramel Finish: short finish, chocolate, butterscotch and big marshmallow
Rhum J.M. X.O.
Rhum Agricole Vieux — MartiniqueTastedNose: vegetal, banana Body: banana bread, cinnamon, sherry, brown sugar Finish: cherry, cola, banana peel