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S.B.S Selected and bottled for Milhade SWR

1423 World Class Spirits • Skeldon

88 /10024 ratings

Facts about the rum

Selected and bottled for Milhade
Made from
Column Still
24 years
No. of bottles

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The S.B.S Selected and bottled for Milhade SWR was produced in Guyana at the Skeldon distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler 1423 World Class Spirits. It was distilled in 1997 from Molasses with a Column Still and then aged for 24 years. The rum is bottled at cask strength and has an ABV of 48.4% and the mark is SWR. This is a limited release and there are only 213 bottles.

24 community members rated this rum with an average of 88/100. The rum smells like Vanilla, Prunes and Oak, and on the palate there is Woody, Vanilla and Maple.


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88 /10024 ratings

What does this rum taste like?

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Nosing associations

Vanilla Prunes Oak Molasses Caramel Cocoa Toasted

Taste associations

Woody Vanilla Maple Oak Licorice Prunes Cappuccino

Finish associations

Woody Oak Caramel Chocolate Smoky Dried fruit Cappuccino

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In line with a lot of other older continental Guyanese bottlings this SWR need a tremendous time to breath in order to open up. This will help to reduce the bitterness on the finish and enhance the rum‘s complexity. For me it is on the edge of feeling to thin overall, however still very tasty and complex given enough time.

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Nach langem Atmen wirklich überzeugend: So muss Rum riechen und schmecken - zumindest mir. 😉

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Holznoten wie in einem sehr alten Armagnac mit recht bitteren aber angenehmen Noten im Abgang. Im Geschmack neben Ahornsirup die Fruchtigkeit von Pflaume und Aprikose. Die Bitterkeit im Abgang weicht nach längerem Atmen der Rauchigkeit der Nase. Sehr guter Rum der das Niveau des 2001 SWR von SBS knapp verfehlt.

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Sometimes you get a surprise and this one was a surprise because I haven't seen it in Danish stores or online shops. A very nice Skeldon. The nose is heavy with fruit and oak followed by burnt sugar and light tobacco. The nose came as soon as the Cork was popped. The palate is also heavy, complex and yet well balanced. Again lots of fruit and oak. The burnt sugar is also there with som light licorice. There is a nice spicy tinge to it and at the end of the palate the tannins kick in. The finish is long and lightly dry with dried fruit, oak and licorice. Wonderful rum and price to quality is very good.

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„Skeldon“ auf dem Label weckt natürlich Erwartungen. Eine gewisse Ähnlichkeit in der DNA mag vorhanden sein, der Rum an sich ist auch durchaus gefällig - Süsse, Holz, Kaffee, Gewürze - aber an die Komplexität der anderen Skeldons reicht diese Abfüllung bei Weitem nicht heran. Ungeachtet des grossen Namens bleibt ein solider Rum bestehen mit hoher Süffigkeit, aber auch nicht frei von etwas harschen Noten.

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Warum verdünnt man den so? Geschmacklich wird er dadurch etwas flach.

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Wesentlich fruchtiger als der El Dorado. Braucht viel Zeit zum Atmen. Sehr lecker aber nicht auf dem Niveau der anderen.

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  • 33 closed bottles
  • 4 opened bottles
  • 1 emptied bottles

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About the distillery

The distillery Skeldon is located in Guyana. Rums from Skeldon have been rated 220 times with an average of 90/100.

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