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Appleton Reserve 8 Years 43%

“Smooth, fruity, with a hint of spice. Great in cocktails.”

The "Reserve 8 Years" is a distinct Jamaican rum produced at the Appleton Estate distillery, crafted from molasses and with an ABV of 43%. It boasts enticing aromas of brown sugar, baking spices, dried dates, and caramel, followed by flavorful notes of ester, hot, woody, and caramelized nuances. Users found this rum to be a great mixer, with some complexity that shines through in cocktails. The overall experience combines warmth, fruitiness, and a rounded taste featuring caramel, banana, coconut, and roasted nuts, accompanied by a spicy finish that leaves a lasting impression.

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How does this rum taste?

Smooth Jamaican rum with a subtle funk; blends caramel, fruit, and roasted nuts. Best enjoyed mixed, adding depth to classics like cola or piña coladas. However, some find it lacking complexity. An ideal companion for a relaxed sipping experience.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Woody Brown sugar Vanilla Baking spices Dried dates Caramel

Taste

Woody Ester Hot Toasted Candied Caramel

Finish

Barrel Spicy Roasted almonds Popcorn

Community reviews

7.0/1032 ratings
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6.8/10

“I'd say this one is definitely a mixer and goes well with a Coca cola.”

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7.2/10

“Lovely rum. Round flavors with caramel/butter on the front, with banana, coconut, and roasted nuts on the back. Spicy finish with woodyness and tannins.”

Aroma

Dried dates Dried figs Caramel Brown sugar Vanilla

Taste

Coconut Banana Caramelized Toasted Hazelnut
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7.0/10

“HG finds this well-rounded rum mark to calm to boys down just before diving into more rum.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX4461
ABV
43%
Made from
Molasses
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

87 €
Ø Market value

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The RumX community has already added 56 bottles to their collections:

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About the Appleton Estate distillery

The Appleton Estate distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Appleton Estate have been reviewed 2,291 times with an average of 8.0/10.


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