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Habitation Velier Hampden HLCF 2010 6yr 68,5%

RX27 Excellent Pot Still Rum 5,364 bottles Under 250€
“Tropical, intense, complex; a real ester bomb with balanced strength.”

Discover the exceptional Jamaican masterpiece, HLCF Hampden 2010 by Habitation Velier, a true ester bomb aged for 6 years and bottled at an impressive cask strength of 68.5%. This limited-release rum from the renowned Hampden distillery is a must-have for aficionados seeking a complex and intense taste experience. Indulge in the captivating tropical fruit aroma with notes of pineapple, banana, and overripe esters, creating an enticing bouquet that fills the room. The flavor profile boasts intense ester notes accompanied by a symphony of tropical fruits, including pineapple and other overripe fruits, balanced by the subtle warmth of glue aroma. This rum's complexity and richness are a testament to its perfect distillation from molasses with a pot still and masterful maturation. In addition to the blast of fruity flavors, you will experience nuances of vanilla, raspberry, and hints of woodiness on your palate, making this a sip-worthy, delightful elixir that leaves a long and memorable finish. Revel in the allure of the HLCF Hampden 2010 Rum, with its harmonious combination of vibrant intensity and elegant sophistication, making it a highly sought-after gem for rum enthusiasts and collectors alike. Don't miss out on tasting this extraordinary and dangerously smooth creation from Habitation Velier, a true testament to the magic of Hampden distillery.

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2 shop offers available from 319.90 to 399.90:

Highlights

  • Intense tropical fruit aromas
  • Rich ester complexity
  • Smooth, memorable finish

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How does this rum taste?

The HLCF from Hampden distillery, bottled by Habitation Velier, is a robust Jamaican rum, praised for its rich tropical flavors, potent esters, and complexity. Despite its cask strength (68.5% ABV), many find it enjoyable with a splash of water.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Ester Overripe Pineapple Banana Glue Solvents

Taste

Ester Tropical fruit Intense Pineapple Glue Spicy

Finish

Tropical fruit Warm Ester Young wood FullBodied Dry

Community reviews

9.0/10140 ratings
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9.1/10

“Once rested this is a lovely rum. Intense from nose to finish. Fruity with nice chemical notes and a long warm finish. My favourite of the day 😊”

Aroma

Banana Overripe Woody Ester Glue

Taste

Honey Complex Ester Glue Intense
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8.8/10

“Was my introduction to tropically stored fruit ester bombs and absolutely love at first sip. Actually, even on the first breath, because already when opening the bottle, the bouquet inevitably makes its way into the entire room. For the output price already unimaginably high quality.”

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9.0/10

“Horny tropical ripeness. Powerful, intense, complex, overripe fruit basket, vanilla, raspberry. Hampden in its purest form.”

Aroma

Banana Overripe Ester Solvents Glue

Taste

Ester Tropical fruit Pineapple Citrus FullBodied

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX27
ABV
68,5%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2010
Mark
HLCF
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
6 years
No. of bottles
5364
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

217 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 398 bottles to their collections:

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closed

49

opened

29

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About the Hampden distillery

The Hampden distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been reviewed 10,734 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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