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Appleton Rare Blend 12 Years 12yr 43%

RX16 Good Pot & Column Still Rum Under 50€
“Smooth entry to Jamaican rums, balanced woody sweetness, great value.”

Discover the exquisite world of Jamaican rum with Appleton Estate's Rare Blend 12 Years, a masterful blend of pot and column still-distilled rums aged for a tantalizing 12 years. This gem of a rum, made from rich molasses and sugar cane juice, boasts an ABV of 43%, making it an ideal choice for both sipping and mixing in cocktails. Unlock a treasure trove of flavors and aromas with an explosion of fruity notes paired with enticing hints of caramel, vanilla, and wood, all interwoven with the subtle presence of esters. On the palate, this exceptional rum reveals a delightful harmony of oak, vanilla, woody, caramel, and chocolate tones that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palates. Whether you're a seasoned rum aficionado or just venturing into the world of Jamaican rums, the Appleton Estate Rare Blend 12 Years offers an accessible and enjoyable experience. Its versatility in cocktails like the classic Mai Tai or the elegant Rum Old Fashioned will have mixologists delighted, making it a must-have staple for any well-stocked home bar. Indulge yourself in the smooth, round flavor and unmatched quality of this remarkable Jamaican rum. With every sip, you'll appreciate its beautiful complexity, perfect balance, and distinct character that embodies the spirit of the Appleton Estate's storied heritage. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the captivating allure of Rare Blend 12 Years – your taste buds and rum collection will thank you.

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7 shop offers available from 37.90 to 47.00:


  • Smooth, well-balanced palate
  • Versatile for cocktails
  • Complex, satisfying flavor profile

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How does this rum taste?

A harmonious blend of sweet caramel and ripe fruit with woodsy vanilla and a hint of spice. This Jamaican delight is robust yet smooth, perfect for sipping or cocktails. A great introduction to Jamaican rums with a friendly price.

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Woody Vanilla Caramel Fruity Ester Oak


Oak Woody Vanilla Caramel Spicy Chocolate


Woody Vanilla Dry Alcoholic Nutty Dark chocolate

Community reviews

7.5/10296 ratings
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“A very good everyday rum.”


Woody Fruity


Oak Fruity Spicy
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“Beautiful wood notes and simply a classic. Of course, no High Ester profile, but Appleton 12 belongs for me in a well-stocked home bar.”

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“Top mix Jamaican that fits into all drinks that call for a Jamaican and is also pleasing pure and not overwhelming even beginners.”


Woody Vanilla Fruity Ester Leather


Oak Vanilla Caramel Raisin Chocolate

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Pot & Column Still Rum
Made from
Molasses and sugar cane juice
Pot and Column Still
12 years
Bottle volume
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit

What is the price trend for this rum?

33 €
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About the Appleton Estate distillery

The Appleton Estate distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Appleton Estate have been reviewed 2,193 times with an average of 8.0/10.

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