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Velier Caroni Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR 1992 18yr 55%

RX1179 Excellent 9,253 bottles Above 250€
“Exceptional Caroni; heavy, complex, and smooth with endless finish.”

Introducing the Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR, a limited release with only 9253 bottles produced at the Caroni distillery in Trinidad. This exceptional rum, selected by independent bottler Velier, was distilled in 1992 from molasses and aged for 18 years, boasting an ABV of 55%. Users delight in its captivating aroma, teeming with tropical fruit, leather, tobacco, tar, and solvents, while its palate showcases a complex, well-balanced blend of leather, rubber, tropical fruit, and barrel notes. The rum's finish is praised for its warmth, smokiness, and lingering ester profile, with some users comparing it to premium Long Pond Jamaican rum. Dive into a world of complexity and richness with the Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR – the illustrious choice for rum connoisseurs.

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How does this rum taste?

Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR exudes a rich Caroni character with a heavy, fruity nose and hints of rubber. The complex, balanced palate offers esters and barrel notes, easing into a warm, smoky finish. Dangerously drinkable with sublime complexity.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Tropical fruit Leather Tobacco Tar Solvents Raisin

Taste

Complex Leather Rubber Tropical fruit Barrel Solvents

Finish

Smoky Leather Bitter Ester Tropical fruit Coffee

Community reviews

9.2/1028 ratings
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9.0/10

“Typical Caroni profile with apple and pear notes which add more complexity and balance. When you taste this one, you can imagine how good the Full Proof version can be 😉”

Aroma

Tar Solvents Tropical fruit Banana Apple

Taste

Tar Rubber Banana Apple Pear
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9.1/10

“What a superb caroni! It has everything to be an amazing rum! Intense and complex with an endless finish!”

Aroma

Solvents Varnish Pungent White chocolate Raisin

Taste

Intense Complex Delicious Solvents Ester
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9.2/10

“Dirty, fruity, intense nose - very horny! Complex, creamy and very smooth on the palate. Better than the Full Proof!”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX1179
ABV
55%
Vintage
1992
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
18 years
No. of bottles
9253
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,587 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 37 bottles to their collections:

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 5,994 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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