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Silver Seal West Indies Barbados BRS 1986 33yr 58,8%

RX3896 Excellent Pot Still Rum 179 bottles Above 250€
“An extraordinary, intensely flavorful rum with a perfect balance. Unforgettable.”

The Barbados BRS is a rare and exceptional rum from West Indies distillery, meticulously selected and bottled by Silver Seal. Distilled in 1986 from Molasses with a Rockley Still and aged for 33 years, this remarkable rum has an ABV of 58.8% with only 179 bottles being released. Users noted a vanilla, honey, smoky, vegetal, and olive aroma, and praised its honey, leather, woody, smoky, and tannins flavor profile. They found it to be an intense, unique, and hugely complex rum that beautifully represents the 1986 Rockley style. With its full-bodied character, fruits and spice notes, and very long finish, the Barbados BRS is considered by many as a masterpiece in the world of rum.

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How does this rum taste?

A rum masterclass, the Barbados BRS boasts intense, complex flavors of smoke, tropical fruit, and honey with hints of iodine and leather. Its long, smoky finish is well-balanced, despite its robust 58.8% ABV. A unique, must-try delight.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Honey Smoky Vegetal Olive Fresh

Taste

Honey Leather Woody Smoky Tannins Intense

Finish

Tannins Woody Licorice Peaches Honey Dry

Community reviews

9.3/1025 ratings
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9.2/10

“Absolute royalty from Barbados - the "Rockley" style reaches its highest form of art here. Smoke, honey, fresh fruit, plus green notes - all this with perfectly integrated alcohol and without ever developing any form of heaviness. In one form: Formidable.”

Aroma

Fresh Olive Thyme BicycleTube Floral

Taste

Smoky Black pepper Tobacco Honey Vanilla
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9.3/10

“Compared to the RA, Plantation and Nobilis, the SS is for me in 3rd place.The Silver Seal needs a lot of time in the glass to develop. Alcohol is perhaps not absolutely top integrated, but it comes thereby very powerful. An excellent representative of the 86 vintage!”

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9.1/10

“Nuri oil sardines with honey. A unique flavor profile.Extremely complex, extremely interesting. In the mouth, madness. There is no rum that tastes similar.”

Aroma

Pineapple Passion fruit Honey Menthol Rubber

Taste

Olive Fresh Crisp Vanilla Honey

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX3896
ABV
58,8%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
1986
Cask number
#20
Mark
BRS
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Rockley Still
Age
33 years
No. of bottles
179
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,310 €
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The RumX community has already added 25 bottles to their collections:

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About the West Indies distillery

The West Indies distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from West Indies have been reviewed 3,110 times with an average of 7.9/10.


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