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Velier Diamond SSN 1996 16yr 63,4%

RX1444 Very good 828 bottles Above 250€

Introducing the "SSN," a distinctive rum originating from the Diamond distillery in Guyana and selected and bottled by the independent bottler Velier. Distilled in 1996 from molasses and aged for 16 years, this 63.4% ABV limited release boasts only 828 bottles. With a captivating aroma of vanilla, caramel, sweet apricot, and a hint of alcohol, the flavor profile delights with notes of vanilla, caramel, tobacco, anise, and milk chocolate. A real gem among rums, the community has praised its high-quality and exquisite flavor, although some may find it slightly too alcoholic for a top-tier rating. Overall, the "SSN" is a unique and sought-after rum for aficionados to savor and enjoy.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Alcoholic Sweet Apricot Cinnamon

Taste

Vanilla Caramel Milk chocolate Tobacco Anise Cinnamon

Finish

Caramel Anise Orange Oak Chocolate Metallic

Community reviews

8.9/1019 ratings
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9.0/10

“Perfect sweet profile with coconut, molasses, vanilla, pastries, chocolate. A true desert. 🤩”

Aroma

Molasses Coconut Pastries Butterscotch Salty

Taste

Coconut Molasses Caramelized Vanilla Tropical fruit
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8.8/10

“Not quite in the top group of Diamonds, but still extremely high quality level. Beautiful Diamond notes, but without that certain something.”

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Oak Allspice Cinnamon

Taste

Oak Vanilla Milk chocolate Roasted Allspice
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8.9/10

“We had a wonderful pure Diamond tasting yesterday and what a tasting. Another wonderful rum that also released a lot of extra flavours after a drop of water was added.”

Aroma

Alcoholic Vanilla Sugarcane Sweet Apricot

Taste

Orange Warm Sweet Caramel Vanilla

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX1444
ABV
63,4%
Vintage
1996
Made from
Molasses
Age
16 years
No. of bottles
828
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

2,065 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

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

27

closed

3

opened

4

emptied

21%

Open rate

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About the Diamond distillery

The Diamond distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Diamond have been reviewed 2,989 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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