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Velier Long Pond Vale Royal VRW 2006 12yr 62,5%

RX417 Very good Pot Still Rum 3,412 bottles Under 250€
“Elegant Jamaican rum, perfectly balanced with delightful fruity complexity.”

Introducing the exquisite Vale Royal VRW, a limited-release Jamaican rum that showcases the mastery of Long Pond Distillery and Velier's independent bottling expertise. Aged for 12 years and crafted from molasses using a pot still, this rum boasts a remarkable ABV of 62.5% and is distinctively charming with only 3412 bottles available. Get ready to embark on a delightful rum experience as Vale Royal VRW delivers an unparalleled harmony of flavors and aromas. On the nose, expect an enticing meld of vanilla, ester, glue, fruity and solvents. The palate sings with notes of tropical fruit, woody, chocolate, fruity, and peppery that will captivate your taste buds. Well-balanced and full-bodied, this Jamaican gem is perfect for both rum enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The alcohol has been masterfully integrated into the rum's profile, allowing for a creamy and smooth drinking journey. Revel in the funky essence unique to Jamaica as you explore the complexity of this extraordinary rum. If you are seeking an unforgettable exploration of tropical fruits, esters, and solvents with a hint of chocolaty notes, look no further than Vale Royal VRW - a true Jamaican treasure that will leave you craving for more. Experience the magic of Long Pond Distillery's divine creation with Vale Royal VRW and make it a staple in your rum collection today.

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  • Fruity esters and tropical notes
  • Smooth, well-balanced body
  • Masterful alcohol integration

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How does this rum taste?

The Vale Royal VRW is a Jamaican gem with a perfect aroma and rich tropical flavors enveloped in a creamy texture. Low-ester yet complex, it balances sweetness and funky notes with a well-integrated punch at 62.5% ABV.

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Vanilla Ester Fruity Glue Solvents Marzipan


Woody Tropical fruit Chocolate Peppery Fruity Astringent


Woody Raisin Burnt sugar Bitter Dark chocolate Herbal

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8.7/10112 ratings
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“I love Long Pond distillery!Vale Royal is the least pronounced as scents. It is a depowered version of the Long Pond TECA or TECC. This bottle is a reissue from a Jamaican distillery that has now been closed for decades.On the nose we smell solvents, spices including vanilla, chocolate and marzipan or otherwise pastry and a slight roastiness.On the palate we always have dark chocolate, nail polish or solvents, pastry, woody notes and always a slight peanut roastiness. I also seem to detect a faint note of tar on the palate.The finish is medium-long with hints of grape/ lychee.ABV beautifully integrated, better than its big brothers!A nice tasting rum well balanced, but with a strong character!”


Solvents Marzipan Dark chocolate Woody Vanilla


Nail polish Marzipan Spice Chocolate Toasted
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“The least strong in Ester of the series, which gives it a wonderful balance between fruit,vanilla, chocolate,cocoa and oak with a perfectly integrated alcohol 🤤”


Vanilla Solvents Ester Passion fruit Coconut


Tropical fruit Chocolate Woody Leather Licorice
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“Lovely long pond! Very pleasant to drink. I would say perfect for a beginner to start into the wonderfull world of rum. The alcohol is integrated very well. PN this is a low ester rum! I see this one a couple of points behind the TECA. Nose: delicious, solvents, ester, nail polish, trop. fruits, overripe fruits, fruity, mango pineapple, sweet, caramel, marzipan, cherry wood, vanilla, roasted nuts, hazelnut Mouth: dry, astringend, delicious, full bodied, creamy, balanced, funky, alcoholic, ester, solvents, fruity, trop. fruits, pineapple, oak(barrel), roasted nuts, peppery, leather, dark chocolate, caramel Finish: medium, dry, brandy, burnt sugar, fruity, oak(barrel), nutty, chocolate”


Ester Nail polish Solvents Tropical fruit Overripe


Dry FullBodied Alcoholic Astringent Roasted nuts

What are the key facts about this rum?

Pot Still Rum
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Pot Still
12 years
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Under 250€
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171 €
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About the Long Pond distillery

The Long Pond distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Long Pond have been reviewed 3,567 times with an average of 8.5/10.

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