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Ferroni Galion Grand Arome FR 2016 5yr 63%

RX11484 Very good Single Cask Under 100€
“Explosive flavor, fruity, spicy complexity; caramel smooth. A robust standout.”

Introducing the "Grand Arome FR," a distinctive and powerful rum produced at the Galion distillery in Martinique and bottled by Ferroni. Distilled in 2016 from molasses and aged for 5 years, this cask strength rum boasts an impressive 63% ABV. With a delightful aroma of vanilla, ester, banana, spice, and pastries and a rich flavor palette of banana, caramel, vanilla, intensity, and barrel, the Grand Arome FR has garnered enthusiastic praise from the rum community. Users commonly remark on its fruity and complex profile, showcasing hints of tropical fruits, spices, and caramelized goodness, coupled with interesting notes of empyreumatic and iodine. This is a treat for rum enthusiasts, perfect for both sipping and creating exceptional cocktails.

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How does this rum taste?

Grand Arome FR delights with a bold, fruity complexity and rich esters; a remarkable depth for its age. Hints of banana, caramel, and spices intertwined with smoky undertones. A potent, yet nuanced, tropical indulgence.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Spice Ester Banana Rubber Molasses

Taste

Banana Caramel Vanilla Barrel Intense Licorice

Finish

Smoky Olive Banana Vanilla Rubber Fruity

Community reviews

8.3/1037 ratings
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8.4/10

“Considering the age and price tag this is a very good rum. Fruity with wonderful spices that makes it live up to the "Grand Arôme". Very intense in the flavours with a hint of licorice and mint. Price to quality is very good.”

Aroma

Banana Olive Berries Caramel Pastries

Taste

Intense Banana Caramel Vanilla Minty
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8.9/10

“Étant un grand fan des high ester je ne peux que adorer celui-ci. Il est extrêmement aromatique et complexe, on y trouve une belle dose de fruits (Tropicale / Sec) avec une super gourmandise (Caramel brûlé / Brioche / Créme / Pâtissier / Pain d'épices), les épices bien que douces sont plutôt présentent et accompagne a merveille cette gourmandise (Vanille / Cannelle / Girofle / Muscade / Réglisse). Avec tout cela, la longue fermentation apporte énormément de notes empyreumatiques qui s'armonisent parfaitement avec le reste (Caoutchouc / Goudron / Acétique / Cuivre / Fumé / Tourbe / Plastique). L'olive iodé en saumure est bien présente du début à la fin et c'est certainement la seule fausse note de ce rhum a mon goût. Wow quel rum, c'est tout à fait mon style ! Bravo Guillaume ! 👏”

Aroma

Banana Pineapple Mango Prunes Dried dates

Taste

Banana Pineapple Mango Coconut Red fruits
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8.6/10

“I had to look this up after my first taste, as it did taste so much different than other Melasse Rums I thought it might be an Agricole after all. Quite fruity in a way I was not expecting and must be refined in a second tasting. I liked it very much. Second tasting: Thinking I found the reason it is so different, Caramel and malt go with grapes and herbs, but also some fresh sweetness. Are all Grand Aromes along those lines? Worth checking this out...”

Aroma

Woody Caramel Spicy Grapes Fruity

Taste

Woody Spicy Tropical fruit Unknown Maple

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX11484
ABV
63%
Vintage
2016
Made from
Molasses
Age
5 years
Bottle volume
50cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

81 €
Ø Market value

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The RumX community has already added 26 bottles to their collections:

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About the Galion distillery

The Galion distillery is located in Martinique. Rums from Galion have been reviewed 40 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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