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Heavy Traditional Rum

Velier • The Antigua Distillery

84 /10088 reviews
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160 EUR

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Facts about the rum

Country
Bottler
ID
RX131
ABV
66%
Vintage
2012
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
6 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Category
Rum

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Summary

The Heavy Traditional Rum is a 6-year-old rum from Antigua, distilled in 2012 and bottled by Velier. It has an ABV of 66% and is well-rounded with intense aromas of vanilla, wood, caramel, dark chocolate and spice. It is sweet with notes of toffee, chocolate and dried plums. It has a strong presence of alcohol that is well balanced and it can be enjoyed neat or with water. Reviews are positive overall due to its attractive quality-price ratio.

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84 /10088 reviews
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What does this rum taste like?

The flavor profile of Heavy Traditional Rum is based on 88 user reviews. The RumX community has discovered the following associations:

Nosing associations

Vanilla Woody Caramel Cinnamon Coconut Pastries Brown sugar

Taste associations

Vanilla Woody Caramel Dark chocolate Spicy Intense Tropical fruit

Finish associations

Woody Spice Caramelized Cocoa Alcoholic Coconut Roasted

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Community comments

Already 88 users have rated this rum, leaving an average rating of 84 points. A total of 6 users have marked this rum as their favorite (90+ points).

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92/100

extrem runder Rum für so ein junges alter und die hohe alkoholstärke. Granate. nach wie vor für mich einer der besten PLV Fassstärke Rums auf dem Markt. ❤️🙏🇦🇬 im Vergleich zum neuen english harbour straight From the cask liegt dieser hier ne Spur vorne da er deutlich mehr Aromen zu bieten hat und mir insgesamt noch besser gefällt, mehr Frucht, mehr Power und mehr Komplexität.💥 Mein absoluter #1 Antigua Rum!

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80/100

Non amo i rum a distillazione a colonna a causa del forte sentore di vaniglia e caramello che predominano su tutto, questo ne ha la giusta miscelazione. Un buon rum, ma non mi convince a pieno. Acquistato a 55 euro, non lo comprerei assolutamente ad un prezzo maggiore. Purtroppo nel mondo dei rum di un certo livello c'è troppa speculazione anche su rum di dubbie qualità.

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84/100

Voll, warm und sehr gut. Sehr ausgewogen und süffig. Ein Full-Proof Easy Sipper, falls es das gibt.

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89/100

This is unmistakably an English Harbour. The taste is quite much like the 5yo, but with much longer and stronger finish. My feeling is that it tastes very much like an genuine and typical rum a little from the past.

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85/100

Intéressant mais pas inoubliable. Vendu à petit prix à sa sortie, il ne valait pas énormément plus

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82/100

verkostet zusammen mit dem English Harbour High Congener. Der erste Eindruck an der Nase: der Velier hat von allem etwas mehr, mehr Toffee, mehr Gewürz, mehr Schokolade…an Gaumen kommt der High Congener etwas kantiger daher, der Velier ist insgesamt runder…fairerweise muss man aber auch anerkennen, dass die Unterschiede an der Nase und am Gaumen nicht so ausgeprägt sind, dass sie den deutlichen Preisunterschied rechtfertigen würden.

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85/100

Un produit original et très gourmand avec un rapport qualité hyper attractif à la sortie.

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89/100

Yummy 😋

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84/100

Der braucht Zeit im Glas Nase: Anfangs fruchtig frisch, später sanft an Konfekt erinnernd Gaumen: zunächst bitter-holzig, dann getrocknete Pflaume mit Restsüsse! Alkohol sehr gut eingebunden. Im Abgang setzt sich sich das Geschmacksempfinden fort! Aber deutlich trockener Ein guter Rum

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84/100

Jour 14 du calendrier Samples de Luxe. Un nez détendu avec un petit peu de Jamaïque et beaucoup de Demerara avec du bois fumé, du cuir et du végétal amer. La bouche est douce et vivace. On pense à l’intérieur d’un salon d’une plantation. La longueur est moyenne avec du végétal amer et du bois fumé. Je n’ai pas osé parier sur un Demerara, je le voyais plus âgé et l’alcool me semblait moins fort.

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89/100

This is one of my benchmark ‘go to’ drinking rums! Well rounded, still remarkably well priced and amazing value for money compared to others on the market at current! It has some stunning traits of a dirty Caroni rum (glue and dirty/solvent like notes) but the other ‘fresher’ notes are far more prominent. The alcohol burn is quite forceful upon the first sip however this develops into lots of vanilla and an almost ‘Jaffa Cake’ like flavour when the young woody notes and orange notes combine... love it and always keep a bottle spare in the rum cellar, even if it doesn’t hang around long!

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81/100

Die Nase schickt mich nach Barbados, mit viel Vanille und Karamell - gefällt mir gut. Im Mund dann viel Gewürz und Holz, intensiv, wuchtig, die Prozente können sich nicht wirklich verstecken ;-). Es folgt ein langer Abgang, mit wieder viel Holz, Gewürz und gesalzenem Karamell. Erinnert mich ein bissl an diese Ritter Sport mit den gesalzenen Mandeln. Alles in allem ein feiner Rum,schwer und intensiv und nicht für jeden Tag.

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About the distillery

The distillery The Antigua Distillery is located in Antigua. Rums from The Antigua Distillery have been reviewed 495 times with an average of 80/100.

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