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A.H. Riise XO Reserve Christmas Rum 6yr 40%

“A festive, sweet delight with warming Christmas spices and caramel.”

The "XO Reserve Christmas Rum" is a 6-year-old rum produced in the Virgin Islands, distilled from molasses, and bottled by the independent bottler A.H. Riise. With an ABV of 40%, this seasonal rum is often associated with its wintry aromas, featuring notes of cinnamon, vanilla, gingerbread, and candied fruits. On the palate, it reveals a mix of vanilla, sweet cinnamon, baking spices, and caramel flavors. According to RumX users, it is a fairly sweet rum that can be enjoyed as a dessert drink. It offers an interesting blend of fruitiness and warm spices, making it a unique festive sipper. However, some users found it too sweet or artificial for their tastes. Overall, it is a rum with pleasant notes suitable for the holiday season, but not without its fair share of mixed opinions.

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How does this rum taste?

The XO Reserve Christmas Rum, with its festive spice blend, delivers a mixed bag of opinions. A sweet, dessert-like profile loved by some, yet too sugary or artificial for others; it's more a spiced liqueur than a classic rum for many.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Cinnamon Gingerbread Winterly Sweet Baking spices

Taste

Vanilla Sweet Cinnamon Baking spices Caramel Brown sugar

Finish

Sweet Winterly Baking spices Spice Gingerbread Syrupy

Community reviews

7.1/1079 ratings
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2.5/10

“Das kann nicht als Rum durchgehen. Wer einen winterlich gewürzten Schnaps sucht, wird hier eventuell fündig, alle anderen sollten einen großen Bogen machen. Im Mund empfinde ich diese Spirituose ziemlich nahe an der Grenze zum Ekelhaften :-(”

Aroma

Cinnamon Winterly Gingerbread Baking spices Vanilla

Taste

Sweet Cinnamon Baking spices Caramel Brown sugar
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6.7/10

“Another super sweet rum that I would consider a dessert rum at most. Far too sweet for me.......”

Aroma

Orange Fruity Sweet Clove Cinnamon

Taste

Thick Sweet Spice
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4.0/10

“bissl wie billig Pfirsich Eistee und zu viel Zucker :D”

Aroma

Gingerbread Winterly Sugarcane Baking spices Fruity

Taste

Brown sugar Licorice Synthetic Peaches Caramel

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Bottler
RumX ID
RX128
ABV
40%
Made from
Molasses
Age
6 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

29 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 131 bottles to their collections:

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30

opened

10

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