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HLCF

Alambic • Hampden

82 /1008 ratings
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Facts about the rum

Country
Jamaica
Distillery
Hampden
Bottler
Alambic
ABV
45%
Vintage
1998
Mark
HLCF
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
20 years
No. of bottles
216
ID
RX1820

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Summary

The HLCF was produced in Jamaica at the Hampden distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler Alambic. It was distilled in 1998 from Molasses with a Pot Still and then aged for 20 years. The rum has an ABV of 45% and the mark is HLCF. This is a limited release and there are only 216 bottles.

8 community members rated this rum with an average of 82/100. The rum smells like Ester, Pineapple and Honey, and on the palate there is Thin, Licorice and Metallic.

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82 /1008 ratings
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Nosing associations

Ester Pineapple Honey Vinegar Floral Lemon Woody

Taste associations

Thin Licorice Metallic Umami Vanilla Bacon Almond

Finish associations

Green Chamomile Astringent Vanilla Smooth Fresh Oak

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Community comments

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85/100

Very nice notes of tropical fruits, ester, nuts, honey and oak(barrel) in the nose. In mouth is more of a round, bitter, delicious but thin (body) mouth feeling. You’ ll find some notes of leather, nuts, oak, ester. The small finish is smooth and astringend with nots of vanilla and oak. All in all it’s a very nice rum, but it lacks in complexity, body and finish. It’s pleasant to drink!

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79/100

Trotz Verdünnung ausreichend aromatisch in der Nase. Ester und Essig zunächst, dann Ananas, Stachelbeere und liebliche Zitrone. Dahinter etwas Honig aber auch ganz leicht Holz. Am Gaumen dann doch leider etwas dünn/verdünnt. Trotzdem lecker. Leicht metallisch mit Lakritz und Vanille und dann irgendwie flach speckig mit einer Umami-Nuance. Vielleicht auch etwas nussig in Richtung weißer Mandel. Im Abgang habe ich frisch geschnitten, grünen Ast mit Kamille. Der Grundstoff ist sicherlich gut. Wäre er nicht verdünnt, hätten wir hier einen deutlich besseren Tropfen.

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About the distillery

The distillery Hampden is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been rated 3926 times with an average of 86/100.

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