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Isla del Ron Caroni 1989 27yr 52,5%

RX1872 Pleasant Single Cask 152 bottles Under 250€
“Light Caroni with rich flavors, sweet notes, though slightly alcoholic.”

A standout from Trinidad's Caroni distillery, this rum showcases an intricate blend of unique flavors. A delicate sweetness characterizes its taste, enriched by notes of green apple and licorice. A hint of quince and vanilla lingers in the nose, giving a prelude to its well-balanced taste. Despite its strength, this rum surprises with a wave of flavors that leave a memorable impression with every sip. Its rarity is what makes this rum even more special, with only 152 bottles released, making it a coveted choice for those seeking distinctiveness and exclusivity. This limited edition offering from Isla del Ron stands as a testament to the unique potential and diversity of Caroni rums.

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How does this rum taste?

The "1989" Caroni has a distinct sweetness in the nose, with notes of caramel, vanilla, and green apple. Yet, the palate experience falls flat, with a strong alcohol punch that isn't well-integrated, diminishing its typical Caroni character.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Fruity Woody Green fruits Metallic Soap

Taste

Fruity Metallic Licorice Light Tar Sweet

Finish

Licorice Caramel

Community reviews

6.9/1011 ratings
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6.7/10

“Very lovely and sweet Caroni. Unfortunately, the alcohol is not well integrated.”

Aroma

Woody Vanilla Green fruits Alcoholic

Taste

Sweet Ginger Alcoholic Creamy Caramel
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6.9/10

“Alcohol is not well integrated. Untypical Caroni.”

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6.8/10

“Nose is rather flat… is this the one with sherry finish..?! 🤔Taste is dominating sweet… some wood… alcohol not perfectly integrated. I don’t get Caroni associations here tbh.”

Aroma

Vanilla Fruity Woody Dirty Thin

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX1872
ABV
52,5%
Vintage
1989
Cask number
#IdR 015
Made from
Molasses
Age
27 years
No. of bottles
152
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

210 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 16 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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