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New Yarmouth Rum Sponge No. 5 1994 26yr 63%

RX10531 Very good 249 bottles Above 250€
“Dessert-like experience with a surprising, Bajan-esque coconut-caramel balance. Delicious.”

The "Rum Sponge No. 5" from New Yarmouth distillery captures the essence of a sumptuous dessert, with a rich and robust aroma of vanilla and crème brûlée. The palate reveals an unexpected sweetness, with notes of coconut and caramel that evoke the classic appeal of Bajan-style rum. Emphasized by a myriad of unexpected notes like chocolate, dried fruits, and oak, this rum provides a multi-layered experience. Users praised its overall balance and refined mixture of flavors. Its unique taste, stemming from the 26 years of aging, lends it a singular charm, making it stand out even amongst the other notable offerings from the distillery. Remember, it's a limited release, making it a coveted addition for any rum connoisseur.

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How does this rum taste?

The Rum Sponge No. 5, with the ABV of 63%, offers a flavorful dance of vanilla, caramel and coconut hues, with a soft hint of fruity undertones. Despite its delectable indulgence, some may find its sweetness and smooth tasting profile to lack complexity.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Dried fruit Nutty Roasted Vanilla Caramel Barrel

Taste

Coconut Caramel Chocolate Woody Dried fruit Vanilla

Finish

Woody Dark chocolate Oak Coconut Black tea Varnish

Community reviews

8.6/1022 ratings
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8.6/10

“Very chocolat-y, vanilla, milk and coffee. Nice and Inoffensive but lacks in excitemebt”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Brand
Rum Sponge
RumX ID
RX10531
ABV
63%
Vintage
1994
Made from
Molasses
Age
26 years
No. of bottles
249
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

256 €
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About the New Yarmouth distillery

The New Yarmouth distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from New Yarmouth have been reviewed 1,878 times with an average of 8.7/10.


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