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Elixir Distillers of London Port Mourant Black Tot Rum Demerara Aged 40 Years 1975 40yr 44,2%

RX6400 Very good Single Cask 300 bottles Above 250€

Introducing the Black Tot Rum Demerara Aged 40 Years, a rare and unique rum produced at the Port Mourant distillery in Guyana. Distilled in 1975 from Molasses and aged for a remarkable 40 years, this cask strength rum is bottled at 44.2% ABV by Elixir Distillers of London in a limited release of only 300 bottles. Our community members have noted splendid and complex aromas of musty, barrel, tobacco, cinnamon, and spice. Its flavor profile is characterized by bitter, musty, oak, smoky, and cigar notes. While some users find it to have a slightly bitter and thin taste, others deem it an incredible and historic navy rum that has robust aromas and a rich finish. This rum truly embodies the essence of Guyana's spirit with its intricate flavors and long-lasting aging process.

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How does this rum taste?

The "Black Tot Rum Demerara Aged 40 Years" is a potent, historic distillation. Its 40-year journey imparts rich fruity notes, vanilla, and molasses on the nose. Oaky, charred coffee, and distinct dryness dominate the palate. Despite aged rum bitterness, its scarcity and deep character captivate enthusiasts.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Musty Barrel Tobacco Cinnamon Spicy Dark

Taste

Bitter Musty Oak Smoky Cigar Coffee

Finish

Oak Smoky Licorice Earthy Cigar Coffee

Community reviews

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8.8/10

“Ingenious Navy Rum you notice the long maturation. In the tasting comparison, most found the Last Consignment better, I personally liked the 40Y due to the even stronger maturation that you notice clearly in comparison better. Less fruity, but woodier, mustier than the Last Consignment. Arr!”

Aroma

Musty Barrel Tobacco Smoky Woody

Taste

Woody Barrel Burnt Lemon Smoky
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8.3/10

“Fantastic nose, unfortunately, the rum does not quite keep up on the palate. In the mouth, the rum - despite the very present bitterness - unfortunately seems a bit thin. Whether this is due to the proud age or the not quite so high alcohol content is difficult to judge. But I can not get rid of the impression that there was potential for more here.”

Aroma

Barrel Prunes Blackberry Leather Waxes

Taste

Coffee Musty Syrupy Mocha Chocolate
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8.2/10

“Had a lovely 1975 tasting today so I had to bring some of my gold as well :-) This one has been hyped way too much and the price far from matches the quality. In my opinion this rum has been aged to death.”

Aroma

Licorice Anise Tobacco Lemon Orange

Taste

Heavy Molasses Cherry Oak Smoky

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Brand
Black Tot Rum
RumX ID
RX6400
ABV
44,2%
Vintage
1975
Made from
Molasses
Age
40 years
No. of bottles
300
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,199 €
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About the Port Mourant distillery

The Port Mourant distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Port Mourant have been reviewed 1,515 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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