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Corman Collins Caroni 25th anniversary Black Cat Bar 1996 25yr 50%

RX10069 Very good Single Cask 231 bottles Above 250€
“Caroni's classic taste with a pleasant, accessible, yet diluted profile.”

Introducing the "25th anniversary Black Cat Bar" rum, a limited release from the Caroni distillery in Trinidad, distilled in 1996 from Molasses and aged for 25 years, with an ABV of 50%. Selected and bottled by the independent bottler Corman Collins, this medium-heavy Caroni offers an enticing nose of milk chocolate, toasted, woody, caramel, and mango. The flavor profile includes rubber, vanilla, milk chocolate, tar, and caramel. According to RumX users, this rum has a complex and delicious taste with a good balance of traditional Caroni characteristics, tropical fruits, and spices. The finish is long and pleasant, making it a delightful and accessible choice for beginners and connoisseurs alike.

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How does this rum taste?

A harmonious blend of classic Caroni tar, rubber, and oak with a spicy kick. The 25-year aging adds fruit and cinnamon notes. Some find the dilution mutes its intensity, yet it remains a pleasantly complex and accessible Caroni.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Milk chocolate Toasted Woody Caramel Mango Rubber

Taste

Rubber Vanilla Milk chocolate Tar Caramel Oak

Finish

Rubber Coffee Green pepper Oak Spice Tar

Community reviews

8.8/1022 ratings
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8.9/10

“Excellent Caroni nose. Rubber, some tropical fruit and great cocoa notes. On the palate it continues first class and intense with a very pleasant sweetness. Only the relatively short finish then denies a top rating. The bottom line is nevertheless a first-class Caroni of the legendary 1996 vintage at a pleasant drinking strength.”

Aroma

Rubber Caramel Toasted Balanced BicycleTube

Taste

Rubber Vanilla Milk chocolate Caramel Balanced
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9.0/10

“Amazing 1996 ! Dilution makes it really accessible and profile is sweet as hell with loads of banana, chocolate, molasses or cofee. A perfect one for beginners 😍”

Aroma

Menthol Tar Milk chocolate Cappuccino Caramelized

Taste

Vanilla Caramelized Banana Mango Cappuccino
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9.0/10

“Another great Caroni though not on the gmheavy and of the sce, more like a medium heavy version. The Caroni flavours are there and very present so you're never in doubt of who made it. The nose is well balanced and a medium heavy Caroni. Tar, rubber and roasted oak hit you first closely followed by lots of fruit and some cinnamon. The palate takes off where the nose left off. Smoky oak with tar and rubber, dried fruit and spices. I like that there is a spicy tinge to the palate. The finish is long with oak, spices, rubber and a hint of raisin.”

Aroma

Rubber Tar Balanced Roasted Banana

Taste

Oak Intense Cinnamon Anise Dried fruit

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX10069
ABV
50%
Vintage
1996
Cask number
#2828
Made from
Molasses
Age
25 years
No. of bottles
231
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

550 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,038 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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