Malibu Original Rum

Flavored Rum

Malibu // Barbados

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2 out of 5 stars
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Malibu Original coconut flavored rum was designed as an all-in-one cocktail, a low-proof liqueur rather than a full proof rum for safe consumption in warm-weather party settings. It was later embraced by a generation of bartenders who used it in PiƱa Coladas and other tropical cocktails. The flavor is derived from coconut extract.

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    Rum that has been flavored, either naturally or artificially, with the predominant flavor(s) stated on the label.
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Tasting Notes

"This product somehow manages to taste entirely of coconut without actually tasting of coconut at all. It's an idea of a coconut, really. As if one is sipping a picture of one - a rendering of someone's idea of coconut. Same goes for its "rumness," which establishes a base, but only has a sweet dimension. Its sweet and chemical flavors aside, it's easy to see why it's so popular with people who just want something sweet and low proof to sip."

Score 75

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Flavor Profile

Sweet & Fruity

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