Bundaberg Rum Original UP (37% ABV)

Gold Rum

Bundaberg // Australia

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In 1888, a group of Cane farmers got together in Bundaberg, Southern Queensland, Australia and formed the Bundaberg Distilling Company. In 1889 the first bottles of their rum was released into the market place. Bundaberg Underproof rum is twice distilled from molasses, the rum is then aged for a minimum of two years before being blended and bottled at 37% ABV.

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  • Gold Rum
    Rum that is often aged, but can also just have caramel-coloring added to provide color. No specific type or size barrel required. No set time required for aging for most countries with a few exceptions.
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Tasting Notes

"The aroma from this rum socks the imbiber in the nose with heavy doses of acetone and turpentine. The chemical cacophony is raw and fails to provide any hint of wood aging. On the palate the notes from the aroma hold true while the alcohol ignites the tongue with raw ethanol, sulphur and acetone fading into a bitter finish. This rum is definitely not for sipping neat and is best used as a cocktail ingredient along with other heavy flavors: Ex. Cola"

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