RumX

Open in the RumX app

Precious Liquors Caroni Tortuga No. 2 (East Asia Whisky) 1998 23yr 59,9%

RX11831 Excellent Single Cask 254 bottles Above 250€

Tortuga No. 2 is a limited edition rum produced at the Caroni distillery in Trinidad and selected by independent bottler Precious Liquors. Distilled in 1998 from molasses, this cask strength rum is aged for 23 years and has an ABV of 59.9%. With just 254 bottles available, this release is truly unique. Users describe the aroma as a blend of rubber, leather, fruits, tar, and toasted notes, while the taste profile features burnt, leather, rubber, woody, and spice flavors. Community members appreciate its balanced and complex character, often mentioning its similarities to other well-regarded Caroni releases. Overall, Tortuga No. 2 is a stunning example of a classic Caroni rum that entices rum enthusiasts with its intricate flavor profile and limited availability.

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?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Rubber Tar Mango Bitter orange Leather

Taste

Burnt Tobacco Coffee Vanilla Leather Rubber

Finish

Tannins Spice Bitter Leather

Community reviews

9.0/1016 ratings
Community rating
Write a review
Profile picture of user
8.6/10

“Recht untypische Nase für einen Caroni. Viel Vanille, Bourbon und Nuss kommen zu den (eher dezenteren) Caroni-Noten dazu. Am Gaumen sehr zugänglich. Für eine Top-Bewertung fehlt etwas die Tiefe. Sehr gut integrierter Alkohol.”

Aroma

Vanilla Bitter orange Nutty
Profile picture of user
8.8/10

“very good Caroni. balanced enough. so similar to Corman Collins series: 1988 21yr, Drink it Zipped it and the Black Cat Bar. same profile. just less some red fruits, berries or some hints of cocoa/chocolates. but more concerned and stronger, this one integrates some unimpressive elements. So I prefer this one to Corman Collins series. light and implicit, typical Caroni and easy to drink. great!”

Aroma

Rubber Leather Fruits Tar Toasted

Taste

Burnt Leather Rubber Woody Spice
Profile picture of user
8.7/10

“Very round and balanced, stands out positively in the large number of 1998 releases. The typical HTR Caroni notes are recognizable, but embedded in an appealing bouquet of sweet tropical fruits, vanilla wood notes and fresh tobacco hints. Very balanced and therefore exciting to drink - a wide spectrum of heavy to fresh flavors is on offer here. Beautiful selection.”

Aroma

Rubber Mango Bitter orange Oak Allspice

Taste

Oak Dark chocolate Green pepper Vanilla Caramel

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
Brand
Tortuga
RumX ID
RX11831
ABV
59,9%
Vintage
1998
Cask number
#35
Made from
Molasses
Age
23 years
No. of bottles
254
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

659 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 3 bottles to their collections:

2

closed

1

opened

0

emptied

33%

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 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 6,323 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