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Malecon 20 Years - Rare Proof - Small Batch Distilled 1999 20yr 48,4%

RX6238 Very good Column Still Rum Under 100€
“Smooth, sweet, with hints of spice, chocolate, and short finish.”

The "20 Years - Rare Proof - Small Batch Distilled" Malecon Rum is a delicious discovery from Panama that resonates with rum enthusiasts. Distilled in 1999, this smooth-aged rum has an enticing nose filled with rich notes of fruits, vanilla, oak, caramel, and tannins. Its flavor palate takes you on a sweet ride with a charming blend of vanilla, plums, oak, and nutty undertones. This delightful rum has an affable, lingering sweetness, hinting at a possible dash of added sugar. With an appealing, chocolate-like aroma and congenial taste, it leaves you wanting more despite its swift finish. The perfect choice for savoring rum beyond the usual 40% ABV. Dive into the unexpected with this Panamanian gem.

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How does this rum taste?

A well-received Panamanian rum, smooth with hints of chocolate, caramel, and spice. At 48.4% ABV, it's pleasantly strong yet not overpowering, perfect for easing into richer profiles. The short finish and slight sweetness are noted drawbacks.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Oak Fruits Caramel Toffee Bourbon

Taste

Sweet Oak Vanilla Dark chocolate Nutty Cinnamon

Finish

Nutty Caramel Barrel Sweet Dried fruit Spice

Community reviews

8.5/1018 ratings
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8.6/10

“Tastes a lot like the 1996 version, but less powerful flavors and a little sweeter. I prefer the 1996 version.”

Aroma

Fruits Vanilla Oak

Taste

Sweet Oak Fruity Spicy Vanilla
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8.9/10

“Another big surprise. Unfortunately the finish is too short and maybe a tad too sweet for me. A great rum overall.”

Aroma

Tannins Fruits Caramel Vanilla Oak

Taste

Dark chocolate Coffee Plum Sweet Complex

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX6238
ABV
48,4%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
1999
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
20 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

77 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 40 bottles to their collections:

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2

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8%

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About the Malecon distillery

The Malecon distillery is located in Panama. Rums from Malecon have been reviewed 390 times with an average of 7.2/10.


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