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Whisky Krüger Caroni Bürgermeister Rum HTR 1997 18yr 63,8%

RX2158 Excellent Single Cask 96 bottles Above 250€

Introducing the Bürgermeister Rum HTR, a truly exceptional and unique rum hailing from the renowned Caroni distillery in Trinidad. Selected and bottled by independent bottler Whisky Krüger, this exquisite 18-year-old rum is considered one of the finest from the 1997 distillation. Limited to just 96 bottles, this rare gem has an impressive ABV of 63.8% and promises an unforgettable tasting experience. Made from premium molasses, the Bürgermeister Rum HTR is an exciting departure from the traditional Caroni rums you might be used to from Velier. Its aroma is reminiscent of a full-bodied wine, pulling you in with its depth and complexity. The flavor profile encompasses this unique character, making it unlike any other Caroni around. Delight your senses with the captivating taste of Bürgermeister Rum HTR - a truly one-of-a-kind rum that will surprise and delight even the most discerning of rum enthusiasts. Don't miss your chance to experience this extraordinary limited release rum and add it to your collection today.

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How does this rum taste?

The Bürgermeister Rum HTR stands out with its unique blend of choleric notes. The Caroni offers surprising hints of wine, vanilla, and ripe fruit. The touch of glue adds to the intrigue while its burnt caramel finish leaves a memorable impression.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Tar Varnish Polish Burnt sugar Unknown Unknown

Taste

Tar Burnt sugar Caramel Raisin Warm Strong

Finish

Caramel Burnt sugar Rubber Tropical fruit

Community reviews

9.0/1021 ratings
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9.0/10

“For me personally one of the best 1997s. Has nen very own taste and he can probably also split. No Caroni as one is accustomed to him from eg Velier. It reminds me a bit of a full-bodied wine when you smell it for the first time. Very tasty”

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9.1/10

“Sehr guter Caroni”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX2158
ABV
63,8%
Vintage
1997
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
18 years
No. of bottles
96
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

321 €
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The RumX community has already added 29 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 6,512 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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