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The Little Distiller Caroni Ultimatum Rum HTR 1998 20yr 64,1%

RX5760 Very good Single Cask 259 bottles Above 250€
“Rich, fruity, approachable Caroni with classic rubber notes and berries.”

Introducing the Ultimatum Rum HTR, a distinctive rum produced in Trinidad at the Caroni distillery and selected and bottled by The Little Distiller. This limited edition release has only 259 bottles and boasts a remarkable 20-year aging process. With an ABV of 64.1%, this rum offers a unique blend of aromas such as rubber, strawberry, varnish, and fruity notes. RumX users appreciate its intriguing balance of Caroni's classic rubbery notes, wood, and strawberry undertones. Described as a perfect entry-level Caroni, the Ultimatum Rum HTR brings forth flavors of rubber, strawberry, barrel, vanilla, and fruitiness, which may entice both veteran rum enthusiasts and those new to the world of fine rums.

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How does this rum taste?

A smooth entry-level Caroni with a balance of fruity and typical rubbery notes. Subtle hints of red berries and cream, complemented by woody spices, yet lacks a bit of complexity. A pleasing, robust sipper with a lingering fruity finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Rubber Strawberry Varnish Dirty Fruity Berries

Taste

Rubber Barrel Strawberry Vanilla Fruity Berries

Finish

Rubber Brown sugar Oily Clove Dirty Strawberry

Community reviews

8.6/1023 ratings
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8.6/10

“Meine Referenz bei kontinentalen Caronis. Dennoch kein Vergelich zu jeglichen tropischen Veliers. Guter Einsteiger Caroni.”

Aroma

Fruity Strawberry Rubber Polish Varnish

Taste

Fruity Rubber Berries Strawberry Barrel
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8.0/10

“Walks somewhat between worlds - on the nose still quite fruity, plus typical Caroni gum notes. On the palate then noticeably more intense, tar and heavy spice notes come to the wood and rubber and move the fruit notes clearly in the background. The fruits come into play again in the finish - quite independent in profile, a decent Caroni, but overall lacks a bit of finesse.”

Aroma

Strawberry Apple Rubber Peaches Allspice

Taste

Rubber Tar Barrel Coffee Smoky
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8.4/10

“Also a more approachable early 98 Caroni showing distinctive notes of berries. Enjoyable but lacks some of the more dirty notes.”

Aroma

Rubber Varnish Roasted nuts Marzipan Red fruits

Taste

Vanilla Barrel Rubber Strawberry Fruity

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Brand
Ultimatum Rum
RumX ID
RX5760
ABV
64,1%
Vintage
1998
Cask number
#41
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
20 years
No. of bottles
259
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

452 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 19 bottles to their collections:

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11%

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,610 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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