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South Pacific S.B.S Fiji 2009 11yr 57%

RX1918 Very good Pot Still Rum Single Cask 253 bottles Under 250€
“Fruity, robust rum with complex vegetal notes and a spicy kick.”
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How does this rum taste?

Complex and intriguing, the S.B.S Fiji delivers a potent mix of tropical fruits, vegetal notes, and a hint of rubber and brine. Its peppery finish lingers, although the alcohol isn't always smoothly integrated. A true Fiji gem with a punchy character.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Solvents Banana Vegetal Rubber Fruity Varnish

Taste

Citrus Banana Tropical fruit Spicy Fermented Solvents

Finish

Peppery Herbal Woody Fruity Dry Roasted

Community reviews

8.1/1037 ratings
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7.7/10

“Fijis sind in Kennerkreisen schon seit jahren beliebt und begehrt. Meine Erfahrung zeigt trotzdem, dass man auch zuweilen die Katze im Sack am Gaumen finden kann, völlig unabhängig von den Eckdaten. So ist jeder Fiji für mich spannend. Heute ein Quertasting. 1. sbs 2009 11yo: langweilig. bisschen was von dreckigen fiji noten, zu gleichen teilen aber auch vanille und süssholz. 77 Pkt. (2. Verkostung: -4 Pkt) 2. Famillie Ricci 22yo: Lecker, sehr ausgewogen, Alkohol gut integriert, am Gaumen etwas pfeffrig, adstringierend und süss zugleich. Der Abgang ist kurz. Lecker 83 Pkt. 3. Swell de Spirits 9yo: Sehr geschmeidig ist der Antritt, das ändert sich sofort! xD eine schnell weggerauchte Zigarre wandelt sich natürlich aber unverzüglich in Rauch und Adche. Während dieser Veränderung liegt der Rum sehr adstringierend und mundfüllend am Gaumen, geil! Hier passier sehr viel(auch dreckige Noten) in ganz kurzer Zeit und am Ende bleibt Asche. Geschmeidig und wild und rauchig zugleich. Das einzige Manko ist der schlecht eingebundene Alkohol, der einen unangenehmen langen Abgang beschert. Immerhin haben wir hier aber auch 66% abv. Meine Erwartungen sind diesbezüglich vllt. einfach zu hoch. Interessant und ich würde sehr gerne wissen, wie der der einigen Monaten oder auch Jahren in der Fladchr schmeckt. 85-88 Pkt. 4. The whisky jury fiji 2012: tja, den hätte ich vor dem swell probieren müssen. mein mund ist noch voll swell fiji xD 10 Minuten Pause. Viel gefälliger, erinnert an die eleganz eines Neisson im Antritt und dann schlägt er wieder zu , wie ein Fiji. Dreckige Aromen mit Vanille garniert. lecker, komplex aber auch ziemlich scharf. der abgang ist angenehm trocken, junges Gras und Vanille, etwas Gewürz. Lecker. Habe das Gefühl, dass mein Gaumen noch vom krassen Swell inspiriert ist =D 85 Pkt. Chapeau an den Swell, der lässt mich nicht in Ruhe. Macht mich sehr neugierig. Diese Beziehung könnte ziemlich "Toxic" werden, sofern sie mir eine Chance gibt.”

Aroma

Solvents Banana Vegetal Tea

Taste

Citrus Banana Spicy Solvents Tropical fruit
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9.0/10

“Was long my Fiji reference - the 2009 is after 2001 so far de best vintage. Still a top rum - the IdR 2001 is only slightly better.The tropical fruits that you sometimes find has this one except for a present banana and a hint of lemon less, but he is strong on the vegetable side and the typical rubber or wetsuit-like is super integrated: dissolved in solvent biowaste. Overall, for me, Fijis are often stronger in the mouth than in the nose. Here, the nose is already expressive without the risk of confusion with Jamaica. The herbal is also quite different from an Agricole, more fermented, rotting than fresh, grassy. The resinous herbs from the finish linger for a long time.”

Aroma

Rubber Green Tea Round Sap

Taste

Vegetal Complex Platsic Fermented Tea
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8.8/10

“What a lovely rum. Very close to the typical flavours of Fiji actually. Fruity and warm with some nuty wood and very light spices. The finish is long with plastic/rubber in the background. A pretty complex rum in my mind and may may not like it.”

Aroma

Honey Nutty Banana Pineapple Citrus

Taste

Solvents Honey Oily Menthol Banana

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Brand
S.B.S
RumX ID
RX1918
ABV
57%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2009
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
11 years
No. of bottles
253
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

103 €
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About the South Pacific distillery

The South Pacific distillery is located in Fiji. Rums from South Pacific have been reviewed 2,450 times with an average of 8.0/10.


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