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Velier Caroni Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR 1982 23yr 62%

RX1558 Very good 966 bottles Above 250€

Discover the enigmatic allure of the Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR, a rare gem from the legendary Caroni distillery, bottled by the esteemed Velier. This limited-edition rum, distilled in 1982 and aged for 23 years, is a testament to the mastery of time-honored rum craftsmanship. Relish the intriguing bouquet of rubber, tar, caramel, vanilla, and anise that gracefully introduces a remarkably bold palate featuring tar, dark chocolate, caramel, and hints of solvents. Its dry finish, characterized by a distinctive bitter note, leaves a lasting impression on the senses. Dive into an extraordinary rum experience that embodies the classic Velier Caroni tasting with its sweet vanilla, caramel undertones, and a rich tapestry of bitter and 'dirty' notes, making it a collectible treasure for enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Rubber Tar Caramel Vanilla Anise Molasses

Taste

Tar Dark chocolate Caramel Solvents Dry Sharp

Finish

Marzipan Fruits Toffee Tar Dry

Community reviews

8.6/1010 ratings
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8.6/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Klassisches HTR-Profil mit süssen Vanille, Karamell- und Trockenfrüchtanklängen. Am Gaumen und im Abgang mit einer recht präsenten Bitterkeit.”

Aroma

Rubber Tar Vanilla Caramel Molasses

Taste

Tar Dark chocolate Caramel Rubber Barrel
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8.3/10

“Sehr ungewöhnliche Nase. Für meinen Geschmack zu bitter im Geschmack.”

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8.9/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting: Nase und Gaumen nicht überzeugend, mehr dreckige Noten, Bitterkeit, viel Fasseinfluss. Dreckiger Abgang mit langen Bitternoten.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX1558
ABV
62%
Vintage
1982
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
23 years
No. of bottles
966
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

3,663 €
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The RumX community has already added 6 bottles to their collections:

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,610 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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