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Velier Hampden Elliott Erwitt (Magnum) HLCF 2016 5yr 60%

RX12151 Very good Pot Still Rum 600 bottles Above 250€
“Harmonious, complex, ester-rich; fruity with a smoky, chocolaty finish.”

Elliott Erwitt (Magnum) HLCF is a limited edition Jamaican rum produced at the Hampden distillery and bottled by independent bottler Velier. Distilled in 2016 from molasses with a pot still, this 5-year-old rum boasts an ABV of 60% and features the HLCF mark. Of the 600 bottles available, RumX users have noted its distinct pineapple, mango, and ester aromas, as well as flavors including pineapple, banana, roasted notes, esters, and olives. The general consensus among the community is that this is a harmonious, complex, and fruity rum with a well-integrated alcohol content for its young age. However, some users found the finish to be dominated by a strong alcohol taste. Overall, this Hampden rum is considered an enjoyable ester fruit bomb with balanced spice and wood notes.

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How does this rum taste?

A bold Jamaican Hampden rum with a lively ester fruitiness. While some find the alcohol punchy, others appreciate its well-integrated heat and complex harmony of fruit, spice, and wood. Pricey, but a standout for enthusiasts of robust flavors.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Pineapple Ester Banana Mango Olive Polish

Taste

Pineapple Ester Banana Olive Mango Roasted

Finish

Mango Olive Pineapple Oak Ester Warm

Community reviews

8.4/1031 ratings
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8.4/10

“Very tasty ester fruit bomb. The alcohol is very well integrated for the young age. The high ester content is much more noticeable here than in the older HLCF that have been released recently.”

Aroma

Ester Papaya Mango

Taste

Ester Acidic Young wood Mango Mandarin
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8.5/10

“Also a very nice release. Fruity with some esters and nice wood and spices. I like the smoky touch in the finish and the empty glass reveals nice chocolate notes.”

Aroma

Woody Ester Pineapple Banana Vanilla

Taste

Balanced Warm Vanilla Sugarcane Dark chocolate
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8.8/10

“This is so far for me the best Hampden with the Mark HLCF!He comes round, complex and absolutely coherent therefore! The fruit, spice and wood are perfectly balanced, nothing dominates, but alternates harmoniously!Top!”

Aroma

Pineapple Litschi Ester Banana Tea

Taste

Ester Roasted Vanilla Mango Olive

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX12151
ABV
60%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2016
Mark
HLCF
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
5 years
No. of bottles
600
Bottle volume
150cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

324 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 38 bottles to their collections:

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closed

2

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1

emptied

8%

Open rate

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About the Hampden distillery

The Hampden distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been reviewed 11,219 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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