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Hampden Gold 40%

RX269 Pleasant Pot Still Rum Under 50€
“Smooth, sweet, with a punch; great value, especially in cocktails.”

The "Gold" rum, produced at the renowned Hampden distillery in Jamaica, is a unique concoction distilled from molasses using a pot still and featuring a 40% ABV. With its distinctive aroma of pineapple, ester, banana, fruit schnapps, and burnt sugar, the rum offers a fruity, thin, and diluted taste with notes of banana and fruit schnapps. According to the RumX community, this rum provides an excellent value for the money and performs well when mixed into cocktails. Users highlight its intriguing ester notes, mild sweetness, and pleasant finish, making it an ideal choice for those exploring Jamaican rums.

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How does this rum taste?

Hampden's "Gold" stands out for its value, making it a favorite for mixing, especially with pineapple juice. While it's lighter and smoother than typical Hampden offerings, the signature funk, hints of grapefruit, and touch of sweetness please without overwhelming.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Ester Pineapple Banana Fruit schnapps Burnt sugar Oak

Taste

Fruity Thin Banana Diluted Fruit schnapps Oily

Finish

Banana Fruit schnapps Sharpness Bitter Ester Tropical fruit

Community reviews

6.2/1029 ratings
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6.0/10

“Try and mix this one with pineapple juice yuuuuum.”

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7.6/10

“Hampden Funk zum Sparpreis. Hier wird klar das PLV mit bewertet und zum mixen nicht übertrieben teurer Cocktails ist dieser ideal.”

Aroma

Pineapple Banana Ester Burnt sugar

Taste

Oily Banana Citrus Ginger
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7.8/10

“Ein leicht süßer und öliger Geruch, etwas Ester. Der Geschmack ist zuerst leicht süß, wird dann schärfer, ganz angenehm. Der Nachklang ist eher kurz.”

Aroma

Oily Burnt sugar Ester

Taste

Fruity Sweet

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX269
ABV
40%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

12 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 40 bottles to their collections:

16

closed

13

opened

11

emptied

60%

Open rate

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About the Hampden distillery

The Hampden distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been reviewed 11,219 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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