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Bristol Caroni Caroni Distillery 1998 23yr 54,6%

RX12518 Very good Column Still Rum Above 250€

Caroni Distillery's 1998 rum, selected by Bristol Classic Rum, offers a unique tasting experience. Distilled from molasses and aged for 23 years, it features a 54.6% ABV. In the nose, it combines intriguing notes of rubber, vanilla, and oak with an alcoholic hint. The palate reveals a spicy and smoky profile, enriched with vanilla and oak nuances. Users appreciate its aromatic complexity, though some find it slightly bitter and alcoholic in the finish. The rum also offers dirty and woody undertones, with a distinctive smoky-bacon note. Despite its robust character, it integrates alcohol reasonably well, providing a balanced yet bold experience. A sophisticated choice for rum connoisseurs seeking depth and individuality.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Alcoholic Rubber Unknown Vanilla Oak Allspice

Taste

Spicy Alcoholic Vanilla Oak Smoky Bacon

Finish

Alcoholic Vanilla

Community reviews

8.3/1012 ratings
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8.1/10

“Not quite a round 98, not as much bourbon notes, alcohol not top integrated, slightly flat, alcoholic-dirty finish.”

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8.0/10

“Aromatically appealing and quite complex on the nose, dirty notes meet wood, spices and some tobacco. Quite bitter on the palate, with a pronounced smoky, bacony note. Hints of menthol and some caramel in the finish, good alcohol integration. Unfortunately, it already seems a little overpowering to me.”

Aroma

Rubber Oak Allspice Vanilla Anise

Taste

Oak Smoky Bacon Mocha Leather
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8.4/10

“The smell is weak, but the taste is no bad. Technical, mild sweet with smoke notes”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX12518
ABV
54,6%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
1998
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
23 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

394 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,610 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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