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Rum Nation Caroni HTR 1998 18yr 55%

RX496 Very good 5,836 bottles Under 250€
“Smooth, tar-rich Caroni with fruity and mechanic workshop aromas.” Download app on app store Download app on google play

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How does this rum taste?

The HTR rum is a harmonious Caroni with a smooth, inviting character. Its robust tar and barrel strength please the palate, revealing layers of dark chocolate, tropical fruits, and woody spice, leading to a long smoky finish with a hint of rubber.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Dried fruit Honey Tar Licorice Raisin Dried dates

Taste

Rubber Caramel Tar Smoky Dried fruit Barrel

Finish

Woody Smoky Licorice Rubber Iodine Intense

Community reviews

8.5/1044 ratings
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9.4/10

“On the nose it does not give its best, in fact it seems less strong than expected. On the palate, however, it arrives with all its typical tar and barrel strength. A great Caroni!”

Aroma

Caramel Barrel Tar Spice Vanilla

Taste

Tar Barrel Chocolate Spice
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8.2/10

“very relaxed caroni! nice mix of dried fruits like date and raisin, fruit bread and dark chocolate, as well as the typical smoky and medicinal gum and iodine notes, plus some mocha, honey and leather.”

Aroma

Tar Honey Dried dates Medicinal Spice

Taste

Smoky Chocolate Rubber Raisin Caramel
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9.0/10

“A fine Caroni from '98, first fruity, then with mechanical workshop aromas. The palate is suave, with milk chocolate, tropical fruit and noble oak. The finish is long on rubber, smoke and wood. Empty glass like dark chocolate and fruit. I like it a lot and it will undoubtedly be better with oxidation.”

Aroma

Varnish Dried fruit Dried dates

Taste

Rubber Warm Cinnamon

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX496
ABV
55%
Vintage
1998
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
18 years
No. of bottles
5836
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

233 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 144 bottles to their collections:

123

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11

opened

10

emptied

15%

Open rate

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,532 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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