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TRC Hampden Letter of Marque DOK 2009 8yr 66,4%

RX145 Very good Pot Still Rum Single Cask 300 bottles Under 250€
“Potent, ester-rich Jamaican rum; a harmonious, fruity, and oily legend.”

Introducing the "Letter of Marque DOK," a limited release of only 300 bottles, distilled in 2009 at the Hampden distillery in Jamaica and aged for 8 years. Selected and bottled by the independent bottler, The Rum Cask, this rum features a strong ester profile with notes of pineapple, glue, tropical fruit, and nail polish. With an ABV of 66.4%, this rum showcases a flavorful taste featuring ester, funky pineapple, spicy, and overripe notes. RumX users appreciate its sheer potency, creamy and full-bodied texture, and delicious taste. It has been described as harmonious with a consistent delivery of fruity flavors. Some users note the complexity and maturity present in the rum, while others mention that additional aging could have been beneficial for balance. Overall, the "Letter of Marque DOK" is a well-received rum with an intense ester profile, enjoyed by the RumX community for its distinct flavor and limited availability.

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How does this rum taste?

Bold and rich with esters, the Letter of Marque DOK boasts intense fruit notes and olive hints. Its oily texture intrigues, despite some finding it lacks complexity and barrel influence. A revolutionary Jamaican pick for ester enthusiasts.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Ester Pineapple Tropical fruit Glue Nail polish Green apple

Taste

Ester Funky Tropical fruit Overripe Pineapple Spicy

Finish

Ester Pineapple Marzipan Marmalade Woody Barrel

Community reviews

8.7/1031 ratings
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8.7/10

“Er ist und bleibt flüssige Legende. Ich gehe aber einen Punkt nach unten nach erneuter Verkostung.”

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8.6/10

“Mega horny, brutal Hampden! Reminds of the freshness / fruitiness almost to "New Yarmouth". Lots of olive on the palate. How about a dirty martini? 😜”

Aroma

Glue Pineapple Lemon Green apple Yellow fruits

Taste

Creamy Ester Tequila Leather Heavy
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9.0/10

“Sau leckerer DOK, mehr auf der Oliven Salzlake Seite aber insgesamt einfach extrem harmonisch! Preis Leistung damals einfach der Hammer gewesen...”

Aroma

Ester Olive Buttery Custard Pastries

Taste

Olive Unknown Vinegar Tropical fruit Warm

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX145
ABV
66,4%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2009
Mark
DOK
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
8 years
No. of bottles
300
Bottle volume
50cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

248 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 66 bottles to their collections:

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closed

7

opened

4

emptied

17%

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About the Hampden distillery

The Hampden distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been reviewed 11,088 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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