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Habitation Velier Hampden Single Cask Salon du Rhum HLCF 2018 3yr 64,6%

RX13013 Very good Pot Still Rum Single Cask 262 bottles Under 250€
“Funky, fruity, and balanced young Hampden with a tropical kick.”

The Single Cask Salon du Rhum HLCF by Habitation Velier is a vibrant young Hampden rum, distilled in 2018 and aged for 3 years. This limited release Jamaican rum offers a powerful nose of tropical fruits like pineapple, banana, and a hint of vanilla, with notes of solvents and pepper adding complexity. On the palate, it features a rich blend of banana, glue, and citrus, balanced with vanilla and a subtle bitterness. Some users noted its youthful boldness and well-integrated alcohol, making it both funky and distinctively Hampden. Perfect for those who appreciate a spirited and authentic Jamaican rum experience. Despite its high ABV, the rum remains balanced, bringing intriguing flavors and aromas that captivate the senses.

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How does this rum taste?

The Single Cask Salon du Rhum HLCF is a bold, young Hampden with rich tropical fruit, funk, and strong alcohol presence. While some find it vibrant and flavorful, others feel it's too young and bitter, with mixed integration.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Pineapple Banana Solvents Peppery Vanilla Intense

Taste

Banana Glue Citrus Vanilla Bitter Varnish

Finish

Banana Vanilla Ester Pineapple Glue Fruitcake

Community reviews

8.3/1030 ratings
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8.2/10

“Sehr frisch und funky sogar leicht grasig ,Fruchtigkeit und Hampden Gene alles schön vorhanden. Alles aber etwas unausgereift . Mir persönlich fast noch zu jung zumindest Pur ... Bin gespannt was er im Mai Tai liefert.”

Aroma

Banana Pineapple Solvents Ester Varnish

Taste

Banana Glue Citrus Bitter Platsic
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8.5/10

“Nicely balanced young Hampden.”

Aroma

Banana Vanilla Pineapple Varnish Intense

Taste

Banana Fruitcake Varnish Polish Lemon
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8.2/10

“Ein solider Hampden dem Mark entsprechend, aber leider kein Ausreißer nach oben. Finde diesen ein wenig zu bitter. Auch vom Preis her, nicht gerade ein Altagsrum. Denke dieser wurde eher zum Sammeln als zum trinken abgefüllt.”

Aroma

Banana Pineapple Solvents Intense Ester

Taste

Glue Varnish Bitter Banana Citrus

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX13013
ABV
64,6%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2018
Mark
HLCF
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
3 years
No. of bottles
262
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

246 €
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The RumX community has already added 34 bottles to their collections:

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About the Hampden distillery

The Hampden distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been reviewed 11,450 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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