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Velier Caroni Heavy Rum Guyana Stock (Kirsch Whisky) HTR 1996 20yr 62,4%

RX213 Nearly perfect Single Cask 298 bottles Above 250€
“Complex, rich, world-class Caroni rum; an intense, elegant flavor journey.”

The Heavy Rum Guyana Stock (Kirsch Whisky) HTR is a limited release rum produced at the renowned Caroni distillery in Trinidad. Selected and bottled by the independent bottler Velier, it was distilled in 1996 from molasses and aged for 20 years. With an impressive ABV of 62.4%, this cask strength rum features unique aromas of glue, rubber, dirty notes, roundness, and toffee. On the palate, expect flavors of tar, leather, tropical fruit, barrel, and orange. Our RumX community members praise this very distinct Caroni rum for its balanced profile and depth. A must-try experience for both Caroni enthusiasts and rum connoisseurs alike.

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How does this rum taste?

The 'Heavy Rum Guyana Stock (HTR)' is a vibrant blend of rounded woody and dessert-like charms. With a complex fusion of roasted mint and remarkable cherry notes, alongside subtle leathery undertones, it presents an entrancing, warm experience that’s definitively world-class.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Glue Rubber Minty Round Toffee Cocoa

Taste

Tar Tropical fruit Chocolate Leather Phenol Heavy

Finish

Toffee Roasted Oak Leather Allspice Tar

Community reviews

9.5/1021 ratings
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9.7/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Caroni at a dizzying level. A gigantically good barrel, which of course also led to an inspiringly good bottling. World class.”

Aroma

Glue Toffee Roasted nuts Rubber Oak

Taste

Oak Tar Mineral Roasted Toffee
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9.5/10

“Elegant and deep aroma. Almost dessert-like. Complex and intense overall package. A real experience!”

Aroma

Dirty Round

Taste

Phenol Round Heavy
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9.7/10

“in memories of a good friend and a real rum geek who got me into rum. :*”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX213
ABV
62,4%
Vintage
1996
Cask number
#5623
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
20 years
No. of bottles
298
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

4,869 €
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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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