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Habitation Velier Long Pond STC❤️E 2019 3yr 60%

RX13410 Very good Pot Still Rum 1,200 bottles Under 250€
“Lively, fruity, complex; youthful yet surprisingly mature. Funky Jamaican spirit.”

Introducing the STC❤️E, a limited release rum hailing from Jamaica's Long Pond distillery and aged for 3 years. Selected and bottled by independent bottler Habitation Velier, this Pot Still distillation presents a fruity, ester-driven profile. Users have noted tropical fruit, overripe, and banana aromas along with ester, spice, and banana flavors. While still a young rum, it impresses with surprisingly fresh and intense characteristics, making it a versatile choice for both sipping and mixing. Let your palate embark on a journey of tropical flavors with this limited release of just 1200 bottles - a raw and intense experience that's hard to forget.

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How does this rum taste?

A young, fiery Jamaican rum with a bold profile. Notes of overripe tropical fruits, acidic sharpness, and wood meld with a complex, estery funk. Raw yet surprisingly rounded; a true expression of its short, intense tropical aging.

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Ester Tropical fruit Overripe Solvents Banana Woody


Ester Tropical fruit Banana Overripe Woody Fruity


Ester Tropical fruit Woody Fruity Overripe Spice

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“Raw and intense. Nice basket of tropical fruits and notes of honey. Don’t let yourself be fooled by the sort aging. Jamaican climate did do quite a lot to this Long Pond. The aftertastes is very long - delivering the ester and fruity notes you can expect from an unaged STCE. Summary: Very nice young expression, adding some cask flavors to the unaged profile. Obviously not a long aged easy sipper, though.”


Ester Solvents Spice Vanilla Brioche


Ester Funky Tropical fruit Fruity Vanilla
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“This Long Pond is very young and you notice that in every facet. Compared to the great NRJ/Velier STC♥️E, this is particularly clear - the woody spices, which there provide for a fantastic integration of the wild fruit, are almost completely absent here. In consequence, the HV is characterized by an immature acidity, which rather reminds ah vinegar, the sweet aromas are still very light, like meringue and a quite present marzipan note. That of course abundant tropical fruit. Except for some olive, the LP typical vegetal flavors are almost completely absent.In the mouth it is then surprisingly round and here also vanilla and caramel from the wood appear. We also find again the estry acetic acid, the overripe fruits from the nose. While this acidity often becomes penetrating and unpleasant in other rums, here it is a highlight of the wild, young profile. In the finish, as is often the case with young high ester rums, smoky curry leaves are added, again showing a new herbal facet. Overall, a beautiful, wild Long Pond, which also makes a good figure in the Mai Tai.”


Marzipan Ester Fermented Papaya Banana


Ester Sour Papaya Vinegar Unknown
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“Muscular and complex taste with both fruity and medicinal notes. What's not to like 😎”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Pot Still Rum
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Pot Still
3 years
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Under 250€
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What is the price trend for this rum?

120 €
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About the Long Pond distillery

The Long Pond distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Long Pond have been reviewed 3,922 times with an average of 8.5/10.

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