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34th Release 100 Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum

Velier • Caroni

92 /10051 ratings
COMMUNITY RATING

Facts about the rum

Country
Distillery
Bottler
Name
34th Release 100 Proof
ABV
57,18%
Vintage
1996
Mark
Heavy Trinidad Rum
Made from
Molasses
Age
20 years
No. of bottles
1466
ID
RX249
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Category
Rum

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Summary

The 34th Release 100 Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum was produced in Trinidad at the Caroni distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler Velier. It was distilled in 1996 from Molasses and then aged for 20 years. The rum has an ABV of 57,18% and the mark is Heavy Trinidad Rum. This is a limited release and there are only 1466 bottles.

51 community members rated this rum with an average of 92/100. The rum smells like Vanilla, Barrel and Tropical fruit, and on the palate there is Tar, Balanced and Spicy.

The author Steffen Mayer with his book 100% Trinidad Rum
Steffen’s Caroni bible

This extraordinary book is the result of five years of intensive research on the Caroni distillery. It consists of two volumes with a total of 1136 pages in a case with a total weight of 9.4kg - a real epic. Worldwide shipping available.

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Community reviews

92 /10051 ratings
COMMUNITY RATING

What does this rum taste like?

The flavor profile of 34th Release 100 Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum is based on 51 user reviews. The RumX community has discovered the following associations:

Nosing associations

Vanilla Barrel Tropical fruit Solvents Tar Woody Coconut

Taste associations

Tar Balanced Spicy Complex Vanilla Tropical fruit Rubber

Finish associations

Barrel Rubber Spicy Raisin Roasted Woody Leather

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Community comments

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89/100

Sehr runder Caroni, dem auch die leichte Reduktion auf Navy-Strength zumindest nicht spürbar geschadet hat. Der Rum bringt die 96er Süsse nochmal deutlich zum Ausdruck, dazu klingt Gummi, frisches Eichenholz und vorallem eine präsente Würzigkeit aus Kaffee, Pfeffer und Nelke an. War lange Zeit ein noch gut erhältlicher Caroni-Vertreter aus 1996, hat aber mittlerweile „aufgeholt“ und zieht auch preislich an - hier darf aber zumindest festgehalten werden, dass die Qualität im Glas absolut zu überzeugen weiss.

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91/100

RumX-Adventskalender, 24.12, blind. Erster Eindruck: ein super Demerara, Richtung CBH, oder doch TDL? Mit der Zeit wird der immer dreckiger und minziger, vlt. doch Caroni? Nase: unheimlich schön, kompakt, aromatisch, rund. Würzig-fruchtig mit Orange, Kirsche, Trauben und Beeren sowie Vanille, Tabak und leicht Lakritz. Lieblich-holzig und eine feine Essig-Note dazu. Frische Minze, am Anfang leicht, am Ende stärker werdend. Mit der Zeit wird er immer dreckiger und geht Richtung Caroni. Gaumen: komplex, lecker. Minzig und angenehm holzig, leicht bitter und malzig-würzig. An Frucht finde ich Cassis, Zitrone, Orangenschale, Pfirsich, Orangeat. Etwas Anis und Leder und ein Hauch Pistazie. Am Gaumen kaum dreckig. Ein wunderschöner, fruchtiger und kompakter Caroni mit weniger dreckigen Aromen.

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90/100

This is a Caroni from one of their exceptional years and it is a great rum. This rum is very hard to find and the price is very high now. Typical Caroni with rubber and tar, yum. Lots of wood and wood tannins with added fruity notes and spices. Lightly dry but we'll balanced and complex. Would have loved a few backup bottles of this particular one.

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90/100

sehr runder Caroni, an der Nase getrocknete Aprikose, Karamellsüsse, Möbelpolitur, Gewürze (Piment/Vanille) und Holzfass. Am Gaumen ebenfalls eher süsse und würzige Noten. Die röstig/verkohlten Noten treten hier eher dezent auf, lange nicht so brachial wie beim 93er Jahrgang

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88/100

Best 2021 🥇

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92/100

Ein sehr eleganter rundum ausgewogener Caroni mit perfekt eingebundenem Alkohol! Ein absolutes Highlight in dem RX-Rumkalender! Danke dafür!

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92/100

Wirklich unfassbare Qualität. Definitiv eins meiner Highlight-Rums bisher. Ewiger Abgang, aber trotzdem sehr runder ausgewogener 96er Caroni.

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90/100

Caramel color, with red hues on the edge Nose: it starts of with delicate fruity notes of pineapple and coconut, with a “dirty” background of dust and glue. The barrel note is also present, and a very faint vanilla. With some “professional” slurping, the gasoline, rubber and tar notes really shine through. Palate: less fruity on the palate, where sweet flavor of honey, caramel and dark chocolate take over, leaving behind that dusty sensation as the spirit goes down the throat. There’s a sustained astringency, along with a nice warmth left by the rum.

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92/100

#24 RumXCalendar Blind tasting: N: cocconut, tar, rubber, spicy, dirty, woody, rosted nuts M: complex, dry, spicy, tar, woody, rubber, leather, oak F:Dark Chocolate, tar, minty, oak, vanilla, toffee Prediction: Caroni, for sure 😎, approx. 65% and with 20 years What a great rum for the 24th! Great mix of fruits and caroni. Very balanced and pleasant to drink. It’s a high 90 candidate, if it wasn‘t watered down.. Nose: coconut, raisin, plum, tar, rubber, woody, roasted, almonds, leather, dark chocolate Mouth: dry, complex, balanced, dirty, delicious, tar, rubber, vanilla, woody(oak), spicy, roasted, leather, trop. fruits (coconut), clove Finish: medium, warm, dry, woody(oak), rubber, herbal, minty, anise, roasted, dark chocolate, smoky, allspice, raisin

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95/100

Tag 24 im RumX Adventskalender und meine Nase ist zu aber es ist Weihnachten und ich musste probieren 😁 In der Nase erstmal Holz und Kokosnuss, wo Barbados nicht weit ist. Mit etwas Zeit im Glas nehm ich Rosinen und Marzipan wahr. Frohe Weihnachten 🎄 Am Gaumen dann plötzlich eine süße ich habe Beeren, ich habe unglaublich leckeren komplexen Stoff den ich heute gar nicht richtig in Einzelteile zerlegen kann. Finish ist leicht warm, immer noch etwas süß, würzig und vor allem präsent. Mit viel Geduld bekomme ich auch die ,"dreckigen" Caroni Momente. Insgesamt toll ausbalanciert. Das ist Premium, auch mit geschlossener 👃😁 Merry Xmas allen Rumfreunden hier🎄

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About the distillery

The distillery Caroni is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been rated 3,007 times with an average of 88/100.

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