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Heavy Trinidad Rum (Old Whisky) HTR

Velier • Caroni

94 /1006 ratings
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Facts about the rum

Country
Trinidad
Distillery
Caroni
Bottler
Velier
Name
Heavy Trinidad Rum (Old Whisky)
ABV
70,8%
Vintage
1996
Cask number
R3721
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
20 years
No. of bottles
250
ID
RX1403

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Summary

The Heavy Trinidad Rum (Old Whisky) HTR was produced in Trinidad at the Caroni distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler Velier. It was distilled in 1996 from Molasses and then aged for 20 years. The rum is bottled at cask strength and has an ABV of 70.8% and the mark is HTR. This is a limited release and there are only 250 bottles.

6 community members rated this rum with an average of 94/100. The rum smells like Banana, Tar and Rubber, and on the palate there is Vanilla, Caramel and Tar.

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94 /1006 ratings
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What does this rum taste like?

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Nosing associations

Banana Tar Rubber Vanilla Roasted Ester Chocolate

Taste associations

Vanilla Caramel Tar Smoky Coffee Roasted nuts Leather

Finish associations

Smoky Vanilla Tar Leather Honey Caramel Tobacco

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89/100

Weiterer formidabler Vertreter aus 1996. Tolle Karamellsüsse, sehr gut eingebundener Alkohol. Fast etwas zu geradlinig, auch wenn das bei einem Rum auf diesem Niveau zunächst irritierend sein könnte; diese Kritik ist tatsächlich nur dann möglich, wenn man noch bessere Abfüllungen im Direktvergleich hat - und da wird die Luft schon etwas dünn.

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95/100

Wow, this was a major step forward and I'm happy i didn't start with this one because then the previous one would have had a worse score. I knew this one would be good, but it was super good. A very limited release well worth the price tag on release. This one needs to rest for a good while before you give it a go and I also recommend a few drops of water after the first nosing and palate because it releases a lot of flavours. The nose has smoky wood, rubber and tar followed by fruit, vanilla, tobacco and a bit of chocolate. The palate is balance, complex and sweet with smoky wood, tar, rubber and fruit trailed by vanilla and caramel. The finish is long, very long and has smoky wood, tar, rubber and vanilla. Try to leave the empty glass for later because it only gets better on the nose.

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  • 13 closed bottles
  • 1 opened bottles
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About the distillery

The distillery Caroni is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been rated 2629 times with an average of 88/100.

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