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Rumbuddy Diamond Guyana Rum (1st Release) MDS 2008 15yr 62,1%

RX18947 Very good Single Cask 218 bottles Under 100€
“Rich, balanced, spicy; chocolate, licorice, and molasses dominate. Excellent value.”

Explore the rich, dark complexities of Guyana's finest with the "Guyana Rum (1st Release) MDS," a standout selection by Rumbuddy. Distilled in the acclaimed Diamond distillery and aged for 15 years to perfection, this limited-edition rum captivates with its cask strength prowess of 62.1% ABV. Savor the luxurious blend of menthol, chocolate, tobacco, and spicy-woody flavors, complemented by a bouquet of prunes, dried fruit, and caramelized sugars. Crafted for the discerning palate, each sip unfolds layers of malty sweetness and robust molasses, promising an exceptional tasting experience. With only 218 bottles available, secure a taste of this unique, velvety smooth Guyanese treasure—a true testament to the art of rum-making.

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How does this rum taste?

The Guyana Rum (1st Release) MDS boasts dark, rich notes of chocolate, coffee, licorice, and molasses. Complex yet smooth, it offers balanced sweetness and bitterness. With well-integrated alcohol, it’s a robust, standout rum at a great price.

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Prunes Dried fruit Burnt sugar Brown sugar Malt Roasted


Menthol Chocolate Spicy Tobacco Woody Licorice


Chocolate Roasted Coffee Alcoholic Mocha

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“This rum has everything that makes a good Diamond in the under 100 EUR segment. Chocolate, coffee, wood, malt, a little sweetness, a little bitterness. The finish is strong but relatively short, the alcohol is quite well integrated. I'm guessing that MDS is the marque and therefore have to compare the rum with the Diamond 2008 from Spirit of Rum (RX16020). The 1st release (!) from Rumbuddy is certainly a palatable PLV cracker. By the way: I don't like the Diamond SV 2008 from Nobilis (RX18069) tasted at the same time quite as much, it's more on the herbal side.”

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“Die erste Abfüllung vom Rumbuddy. Die Specs sind vergleichbar mit dem RumClub No. 36 (muss ich neu nächste Gelegenheit mal vergleichen). PLV geht auf jeden Fall in Ordnung. Edit: gefällt mir doch besser als der RC No. 36, denn er ist am Gaumen weniger sauer, weniger bissig und daher runder. Nase: schön würzig-holzig und dunkel-malzig-röstig. Zu Beginn intensive, süße, weiche, leicht salzige Lakritze. Dunkle Schokolade umgibt getrocknete Blutorange und Dörrpflaume. Ein Spritzer frischer Zitrone ist auch dabei. Sehr leckere, klassische Diamond Nase. 8,4 Gaumen: sehr vollmundig, kräftig und doch weich. Am Anfang salzige Schokolade mit süßer Tonkabohne, dahinter eine leichte Menthol-Note bevor etwas Tabak, malzige Lakritze und krass starker Melassesirup den Mundraum erfüllen. Ja, die Melasse ist am Ende bestimmend - sauer-lakritzig, bitter-salzig. Guter, nicht so kompliziert Diamond-Vertreter. 8,4”


Spicy Woody Licorice Bitter orange Dark chocolate


Spicy Woody Roasted Salty Dark chocolate
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“Ein typischer jüngerer Diamond mit viel Melasse und Lakritz.”

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About the Diamond distillery

The Diamond distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Diamond have been reviewed 2,954 times with an average of 8.3/10.

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