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Distilia Diamond The Golden Age of Piracy Captain Benjamin Hornigold 1996 26yr 50,2%

RX16581 Very good Single Cask
“Smooth, elegant rum with delightful caramel, vanilla, and oaky notes.”

Indulge in the exquisite "The Golden Age of Piracy Captain Benjamin Hornigold" rum, distilled in the renowned Diamond distillery of Guyana and meticulously aged for 26 years. This cask strength treasure, at 50.2% ABV, reveals a symphony of aromas including vanilla, glue, tropical fruit, honey, and chocolate. Savor the elegant palate with notes of vanilla, coffee, milk chocolate, dried fruit, and a hint of bitterness, showcasing its sophisticated complexity. Esteemed for its elegant quality, this rum captivates with a balance of caramel sweetness, oak, and spice, directly linked to its Diamond DNA. A luxurious experience that bridges refined sweetness with subtle woodiness, making it an essential tasting journey for enthusiasts seeking a distinguished and somewhat unique sip.

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How does this rum taste?

The Golden Age of Piracy Captain Benjamin Hornigold" rum offers a smooth blend of caramel, vanilla, and dried fruits with a hint of spice and oak. Despite its age, some find it lacks complexity, yet it remains a quality, elegant choice.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Glue Tropical fruit Honey Chocolate Demerara sugar

Taste

Vanilla Coffee Milk chocolate Dried fruit Bitter Young wood

Finish

Charred Bitter Biscuits Demerara sugar Baking spices Metallic

Community reviews

8.1/1011 ratings
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8.2/10

“Rum piacevolissimo, elegante e di gran qualità. Considerato il lungo invecchiamento mi sarei aspettato però una maggiore complessità.”

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Chocolate Roasted almonds

Taste

Vanilla Dried fruit Licorice

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
Brand
The Golden Age of Piracy
RumX ID
RX16581
ABV
50,2%
Vintage
1996
Made from
Molasses
Age
26 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Type of spirit
Rum

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About the Diamond distillery

The Diamond distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Diamond have been reviewed 2,810 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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