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Labourdonnais Original Rum 50%

RX5400 Pleasant Column Still Rum Under 50€

The "Original Rum" from Labourdonnais distillery in Mauritius is a unique Column Still rum distilled from sugar cane juice with a bold 50% ABV. Its aroma encompasses sugarcane, fermented, sour, iodine, and medicinal notes, while the flavor profile includes grass, sugar, dried apricot, alcoholic, and sour elements. RumX users have diverse opinions about this rum, appreciating its fruitiness and its suitability for cocktails like Mojitos, while others find it too acidic or unimpressive compared to other Mauritian rums. Give it a try and experience its distinct character for yourself.

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How does this rum taste?

This Mauritian "Original Rum" from Labourdonnais distillery, distilled from sugarcane juice at 50% ABV, showcases a harmonious balance of strong sugar cane and fruity notes, with occasional floral hints. Some found it unpalatable, others perfect for an elevated Mojito. Try with caution.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Sugarcane Fermented Sour Iodine Medicinal Pear

Taste

Grass Sugar Dried apricot Alcoholic Sour Dry

Finish

Bitter Pear Brown sugar Musty Sour Hay

Community reviews

6.4/1014 ratings
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4.7/10

“Recht säuerlich, modrig und leider gar nicht mein Fall. Da gibt's deutlich bessere Rums aus Mauritius... Wohl das schlechteste was ich bisher aus Mauritius im Glas hatte. Schade”

Aroma

Pear Sour Iodine Fermented Sugarcane

Taste

Alcoholic Sour Dry Musty Sap
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3.9/10

“Mit Coke OK. Aber Pur geht es meinen Lippen nicht runter..”

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7.5/10

“Part of the tasting at the estate. This one is probably the best out of the whole set that I tried due to the reasonable 50% of strength, a maximum allowed on Mauritius. It is punchy with floral, earthy and fermentation notes. Some honey like sweetness.”

Aroma

Sugarcane Fermented Sour Floral Honey

Taste

Grass Dried apricot Sour Floral

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX5400
ABV
50%
Category
Column Still Rum
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

35 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 6 bottles to their collections:

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About the Labourdonnais distillery

The Labourdonnais distillery is located in Mauritius. Rums from Labourdonnais have been reviewed 217 times with an average of 7.0/10.


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