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Holmes Cay MHOBA South Africa 2017 4yr 59%

RX16039 Very good Pot Still Rum Single Cask 256 bottles Under 250€

The "South Africa" was produced in South Africa at the MHOBA distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler Holmes Cay. It was distilled in 2017 from Sugar cane juice with a Pot Still and then aged for 4 years. The rum is bottled at cask strength and has an ABV of 59%. This is a limited release and there are only 256 bottles.

5 community members rated this rum with an average of 8.5/10. The rum smells like Agricole, Grass and Alcoholic, and on the palate there is Alcoholic, Woody and Agricole.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Agricole Grass Alcoholic Pineapple Banana Tropical fruit

Taste

Alcoholic Woody Agricole Grass Pineapple Oak

Finish

Peppery Parfum Woody Spicy Citrus Grass

Community reviews

8.5/105 ratings
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8.4/10

“#4622 23.02.2024 Relaxing at home warming up for the tasting at Whisky Watcher in Odense tomorrow. Nose Faint roasted wood, fruits, polish, light ester, vegetal. Palate Medium dry, light roasted wood, fruity, warm, polish, grass, light rubber. Finish Medium long to long, light wood, spicy, citrus, grass, light flowery. The empty glass has some light chocolate, cherry and sugarcane notes. Price to quality is pretty good in my mind.”

Aroma

Woody Roasted Ester Banana Vegetal

Taste

Woody Roasted Polish Dried fruit Grass
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7.7/10

“Smells sweet but the taste will surprise you, nothing sweet about it....don't mix it you will ruin that taste”

Aroma

Plum Grass

Taste

Alcoholic Pineapple
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8.5/10

“Fresh Grassy sweet, young woody,sharp but warm Sipper, high alcohol, don't mix”

Aroma

Banana Tropical fruit Pineapple Cheese Agricole

Taste

Alcoholic Agricole Oak Young wood Varnish

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX16039
ABV
59%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2017
Cask number
#51
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
4 years
No. of bottles
256
Bottle volume
75cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

105 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 2 bottles to their collections:

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About the MHOBA distillery

The MHOBA distillery is located in South Africa. Rums from MHOBA have been reviewed 1,380 times with an average of 8.2/10.


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