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Velier Caroni 31st Release High Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR 1996 17yr 55%

RX2222 Very good 1,808 bottles Above 250€

Introducing the 31st Release High Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum HTR, a limited-edition rum hailing from the Caroni distillery in Trinidad. Selected and bottled by independent bottler Velier, this 17-year-old molasses-based rum boasts a 55% ABV and only 1808 bottles available. Users revel in its delicate and balanced profile, highlighting its signature Caroni aromas such as leather, molasses, grapes, iodine, and chocolate. They appreciate its rich and distinctive flavors, including chocolate, black tea, burnt notes, grapes, and bitter orange. This bold yet subtle Caroni offers a harmonious yet powerful experience for rum enthusiasts, leaving a lasting impression worthy of its limited release.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Oak Leather Vanilla Tar Oily Fresh

Taste

Chocolate Burnt Vanilla Licorice Oily Oak

Finish

Woody Dry Black tea Oak Fresh Minty

Community reviews

8.9/1032 ratings
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8.7/10

“A Caroni with a full but discreet profile on the nose, rather greedy and turned towards tar, oak, leather and menthol before red fruits and citrus fruits appear. The typical Caroni taste is repeated on the palate, but much sweeter and chocolatier. The whole is oily and round, but lacks the aroma and power of other Caroni. The finish is moderately long, falling short of expectations in terms of taste. Aromas of leather, licorice and menthol mingle with spicy, caramelized, tobacco and chocolate notes, but the whole struggles to stay on the palate and convince. A subtle Caroni that needs a few more degrees to be more expressive.”

Aroma

Tar Woody Oak Leather Menthol

Taste

Tar Rubber Smoky Spice Vanilla
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8.8/10

“einer der wenigen typischen caronis die mir tatsächlich gefallen, metallisch, würzig, schwer und dreckig. nicht so übertrieben nur nach Rost und Metall wie andere heutige Abfüllungen sondern wirklich noch schön ausgewogen und ölig.”

Aroma

Iodine Molasses Chocolate Dried figs Grapes

Taste

Chocolate Dried figs Black tea Allspice Dirty
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8.8/10

“Nicely balanced. Chocolate, creamy cappuccino, Leder and a pleasant level of dirt. Not very heavy on the fruity side. This is an excellent „sipping Caroni“ - very nice texture.”

Aroma

Tar Oily Dirty Oak Leather

Taste

Chocolate Bitter orange Tar Oily Dirty

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX2222
ABV
55%
Vintage
1996
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
17 years
No. of bottles
1808
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,113 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,027 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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