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Velier Caroni Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR 1974 34yr 66,1%

RX1882 Excellent 1,959 bottles Above 250€
“Astoundingly complex, with a sublime balance of woody and fruity notes.”

Introducing the limited edition Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR, a true masterpiece produced at the renowned Caroni distillery in Trinidad and bottled by the independent bottler Velier. This 34-year-old rum, distilled in 1974 from molasses, carries an impressive ABV of 66.1% and a mark of HTR, with only 1,959 bottles ever released. Rum enthusiasts describe it as having an incredible nose with tar, varnish, rubber, woody, and barrel aromas. The flavor profile includes rubber, caramel, intense tar, and dark notes. Community members appreciate the iconic Caroni notes, remarking on the rum's excellence and balance, and enjoying its signature woody finish. This extraordinary rum represents liquid history and is highly sought after by connoisseurs around the world.

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How does this rum taste?

Treasured by connoisseurs, the Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR from Caroni distillery is a rarity at 66.1% ABV. After 34 years, its depth reveals a symphony of wood, tar, and a subtle fruity sweetness, leaving a lasting, tannin-rich finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Tar Varnish Barrel BicycleTube Rubber Woody

Taste

Rubber Tar Leather Woody Intense Caramel

Finish

Tar Rubber Woody Tannins Spice Medicinal

Community reviews

9.4/1031 ratings
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9.1/10

“Caroni essence and fluid story! But lacks depth and complexity. Is this really an HTR? 😏”

Aroma

Tar Woody Nutty Caramel Varnish

Taste

Intense Concentrated Oak Dirty Caramel
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9.5/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Eine Art Quintessenz des Caroni-Profils - Teer, Gummi, Holz. An der Nase noch Dreck pur, am Gaumen kommt eine dezente Süsse dazu. Das spielt in Nase und Mund auf höhestem Niveau, im Blindvergleich schlägt er auch diverse andere Topshots aus Trinidad. Beeindruckend!”

Aroma

Tar BicycleTube Barrel Varnish Glue

Taste

Rubber Barrel Oak Mocha Roasted
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9.5/10

“34 years in the tropics can all be felt!An iconic rum where there are all the distinctive notes of carones!It needs a long time to open up but turns out to be sublime!”

Aroma

Tar Varnish Leather Bite Tropical fruit

Taste

Intense Complex Burn Tar Leather

What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX1882
ABV
66,1%
Vintage
1974
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
34 years
No. of bottles
1959
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

4,833 €
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The RumX community has already added 28 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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