RumX

Open in the RumX app

Cadenhead‘s Caroni HTR 1998 18yr 65,8%

RX1014 Very good Pot Still Rum Single Cask 228 bottles Above 250€

Introducing the HTR Caroni 1998, an exceptional rum hailing from Trinidad's renowned Caroni distillery. Selected and bottled by Cadenhead's, this limited release consists of only 228 bottles. Experience the rum's enchanting aroma of roasted chestnuts, leather, rubber, and toffee. On the palate, savor the intense and spicy flavor profile with rubber, tobacco, and a well-rounded taste. Distilled in 1998 from Molasses with a Pot Still, this 18-year-old rum boasts a powerful 65.8% ABV. RumX users acclaimed its complex and well-balanced nature, praising its intriguing mix of dried fruit, rubber, tar, and tobacco notes. With a long, intense, and warm finish, the HTR Caroni 1998 is truly a must-try for rum connoisseurs.

Download app on app store Download app on google play

Where can I buy this rum?

Sorry, no offers available at the moment. Get the free RumX app and discover exciting alternatives: Download now!

Run your own online rum shop? Team up with RumX and offer your bottles to thousands of rum enthusiasts. Contact us!

The author Steffen Mayer with his book 100% Trinidad Rum

CARONI - 100% Trinidad Rum

Discover the fascination of the closed Caroni Distillery on over 1136 pages with a total weight of 9.4kg - a real masterpiece by Steffen Mayer!

Buy now

How does this rum taste?

The Caroni 1998 HTR Cadenhead's is an intense, powerfully flavorful rum. It balances sweetness with bold spice, features rich notes of fruits, leather, and tobacco, along with classic Caroni traces of rubber and tar. Considerable ABV yet remarkably well-integrated. A delight for seasoned rum enthusiasts.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Roasted Rubber Leather Tar Toffee Chestnuts

Taste

Rubber Tobacco Intense Spicy Round Oily

Finish

Intense Strong Spicy Oily Sweet Warm

Community reviews

8.8/1013 ratings
Community rating
Write a review
Profile picture of user
8.5/10

“I had the unique opportunity yesterday to compare this rum with other 98s, including Paradise #2. Compared to the tropically aged Caroni, the continental aged ones do fall off a bit. Alcohol is very present, dirty notes, bourbon, wood, tobacco.”

Profile picture of user
8.9/10

“I just secured my VIP ticket for the German Rum Festival 2022 in Berlin so I opened this sample. Pretty good and at release the price matched the quality. Slightly lighter on the Caroni notes than the heavy ones, but still pretty good. The nose has dried fruit, rubber and tar right off the bat followed by roasted wood, leather and a nice tobacco note. The palate is intense and complex yet well balanced with dried fruit, rubber and tar trailed by robacco and light caramel. The finish is long, intense and warm with tobacco and light nuttyness.”

Aroma

Woody Rubber Dried fruit Tar Earthy

Taste

Intense Balanced Complex Tobacco Rubber
Profile picture of user
8.7/10

“Wird hintenraus wirklich gut. Der Geruch und Anfang sehr zurückhaltend für die 65%. Haben ihn mit dem Bristol Haromex 1998 verglichen und diesen schlägt er trotz der deutlich mehr % nur knapp. Aber trotz alledem ein schöner kontinentaler Caroni, der alles bietet an dreckigen Tönen was man erwartet.”

Expert reviews

Are you a blogger and want to publish your articles for free on RumX to boost your reach? Contact us!


What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX1014
ABV
65,8%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
1998
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
18 years
No. of bottles
228
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

375 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 22 bottles to their collections:

19

closed

1

opened

2

emptied

14%

Open rate

Get the free RumX app now and digitize your rum collection. You'll gain exciting insights into the market value of your collection and how individual bottles are developing (updated weekly). The RumX app is an essential tool for all rum collectors and connoisseurs.

Create your virtual rum cabinet

What rums have a similar taste profile?

We have compiled a list of the best alternatives to this rum for you. The identification of similar rums is based on the community's tasting notes and the key data of the rum.

Short RumX logo734

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum HTR

8.6/10

12 ratings

HTR

Cadenhead‘s • Caroni
1997   20yr   60,6%   €€€€

Short RumX logo1710

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum TMCG (The Nectar) HTR

8.6/10

22 ratings

TMCG (The Nectar) HTR

Cadenhead‘s • Caroni
1998   20yr   62,8%   €€€€

Short RumX logo2818

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum TMCG HTR

9.0/10

17 ratings

TMCG HTR

Cadenhead‘s • Caroni
1998   21yr   61,6%   €€€

Short RumX logo12760

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum HTR

9.0/10

27 ratings

HTR

Nobilis Rum • Caroni
1998   24yr   66%   €€€€

Short RumX logo5319

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum HTR

8.3/10

26 ratings

HTR

That Boutique-Y Rum Company • Caroni
20yr   54,7%   €€€

Short RumX logo60

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 100% Trinidad Rum 17 HTR

8.8/10

150 ratings

100% Trinidad Rum 17 HTR

Velier • Caroni
1998   17yr   55%   €€€€

Short RumX logo7340

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 4th Employees Dayanand „Yunkoo“ Balloon

9.0/10

52 ratings

4th Employees Dayanand „Yunkoo“ Balloon

Velier • Caroni
1998   22yr   68,3%   €€€€

Short RumX logo9145

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 5th Employees Deodat „Breeze“ Manmohan HTR

9.1/10

60 ratings

5th Employees Deodat „Breeze“ Manmohan HTR

Velier • Caroni
1996   25yr   66,7%   €€€€

Short RumX logo203

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 1st Employees John „D“ Eversley HTR

9.3/10

36 ratings

1st Employees John „D“ Eversley HTR

Velier • Caroni
1996   22yr   66,5%   €€€€

Short RumX logo9143

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 5th Employees Dhanraj „Dan“ Maharaj HTR

9.0/10

43 ratings

5th Employees Dhanraj „Dan“ Maharaj HTR

Velier • Caroni
1996   25yr   66,3%   €€€€

Short RumX logo451

Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 2nd Employees Kevon „Slippery“ Moreno HTR

8.8/10

41 ratings

2nd Employees Kevon „Slippery“ Moreno HTR

Velier • Caroni
1998   21yr   69,5%   €€€€

Want to discover more rums?

Download the free RumX app:

iOS App

Android App


What are recent discussions about this rum?

View all topics

About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,710 times with an average of 8.8/10.


Get the most out of RumX

Do you want to learn more about this rum, track the market value of your bottles, and share your rum with like-minded people?

Download the RumX app for free now and discover our one-stop app!

Download app on app store Download app on google play