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Plantation Barbados 5 Years

Maison Ferrand • West Indies

71 /10046 ratings
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Facts about the rum

Country
Barbados
Distillery
West Indies
Bottler
Maison Ferrand
Brand
Plantation
Name
Barbados 5 Years
ABV
40%
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot and Column Still
Age
6 years
ID
RX133

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Summary

The Plantation Barbados 5 Years was produced in Barbados at the West Indies distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler Maison Ferrand. It was distilled from Molasses with a Pot and Column Still and then aged for 6 years. The rum has an ABV of 40%.

46 community members rated this rum with an average of 71/100. The rum smells like Vanilla, Sweet and Fruity, and on the palate there is Sweet, Light and Vanilla.

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71 /10046 ratings
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Nosing associations

Vanilla Sweet Fruity Toffee Woody Pineapple Orange

Taste associations

Sweet Light Vanilla Caramel Honey Mild Tropical fruit

Finish associations

Vanilla Sweet Woody Honey Oak Peppery Brown sugar

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Community comments

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71/100

Another surprising value for money Plantation. The Barbados notes (toffee and fruity) are very clear here. A little sweeter due to added sugar, but for the money you can't go wrong.

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79/100

This is a young blended rum from Barbados that does pretty OK actually. Not as sweet as many of the other Plantation rums but still sweet enough that you get it on the nose. It's a light easy to drink rum that you can sip or use in a cocktail. It does lack complexity but you can't expect that from 5 years of aging. Price to quality is good.

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73/100

All my Tastings and Scores are purely based on “Rums under £50”. I rarely look at Rums over £50 for my YouTube.

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75/100

Young, fresh with some fruits and even it's young it not taste as young. Plantation rums are specific, fruity, floral, light and most of them for a cheap price. This one is cheap and it's bargain. I would recommend it for everyone as fruity reference rum, enjoyable in both worlds - sipping or as a mixer.

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68/100

Got it as a present from a couple of students at the end of their internship. Neat it’s too sweet for my taste, but it’s a nice starter for when there’s company. Also usable as a mixer.

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63/100

Simple

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60/100

Revisiting. It’s clearly sweet and dosed, can see how it’s popular but a little one dimensional. Dosage helps with smoothness and it’s not bad although almost too sweet with Coke. Struggle to think of its place as to me it’s not really a sipping or mixing rum

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75/100

Un bon rhum qui apporte une grande douceur avec des notes très fruitées

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80/100

Angenehm süß

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  • 107 closed bottles
  • 57 opened bottles
  • 33 emptied bottles

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About the distillery

The distillery West Indies is located in Barbados. Rums from West Indies have been rated 1090 times with an average of 80/100.

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