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That Boutique-Y Rum Company Caroni Caroni Distillery 23yr 62,3%

RX12785 Very good Column Still Rum Single Cask 365 bottles Under 250€

Introducing the Caroni Distillery Heavy Trinidad Rum, a remarkable 23-year-old rum produced in Trinidad at the Caroni distillery and selected by That Boutique-Y Rum Company. This limited-release rum, with only 365 bottles available, is distilled from molasses using a Column Still and bottled at cask strength with a 62.3% ABV. RumX users describe the aroma as rubber, oak, vanilla, spicy, and tar. On the palate, it presents flavors of tar, rubber, wood, dirty, and bitter. According to the community, this aged rum has a strong Caroni character with balanced aromas of wood and caramel, while some felt the alcohol to be a bit too present. Despite some discussions about its price-quality ratio, the Caroni Distillery Heavy Trinidad Rum has received overall positive reviews from the RumX community.

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How does this rum taste?

The Caroni Distillery Heavy Trinidad Rum presents an intriguing nose of tire rubber, caramel, and fruit bonbons. It unfolds complex flavors of espresso, wood, and fresh tarmac with a surprisingly sweet and vanilla undertone. Its robust 62.3% ABV is noticeable yet doesn't overpower the palate.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Rubber Oak Tar Spicy Vanilla Burnt sugar

Taste

Tar Rubber Woody Dirty Bitter Espresso

Finish

Woody Dirty Roasted Mineral Mocha Espresso

Community reviews

8.4/1012 ratings
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8.5/10

“Nose has a (comparably) sweet and vanilla forward character to it. A little unexcepted on the palate. Some sweet notes again paired with raisins and dried fruits. Little bit to light on zur Dirty notes for my liking. Not bad after all.”

Aroma

Rubber Oak Vanilla Tar Burnt sugar

Taste

Solvents Vanilla Bitter Raisin Dried fruit
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8.2/10

“A good average Caroni with the necessary flavors, but not quite balanced! The alcohol is relatively present and too little tar and fruit for my taste, but a little too much wood!”

Aroma

Rubber Tar Blackberry Unknown

Taste

BicycleTube Tar Espresso Raisin Rubber
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8.3/10

“Relatively hard at the first sip. Good flavor and very nice Caroni profile. Alcohol is a little too present in the mouth and finish for me though.”

Aroma

Rubber Spicy Young wood Vanilla Burnt sugar

Taste

Tar Rubber Woody Dirty Bitter

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX12785
ABV
62,3%
Category
Column Still Rum
Cask number
#Batch 11
Mark
Heavy Trinidad Rum
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
23 years
No. of bottles
365
Bottle volume
50cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

249 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,532 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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