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Velier Caroni 3rd Employees Ganesh „Buju“ Ramgobie 1998 22yr 67%

RX6599 Very good 1,296 bottles Above 250€
“Exceptional Caroni with balanced, complex flavors and a smooth finish.”

Introducing the 3rd Employees Ganesh "Buju" Ramgobie, a remarkable rum from Trinidad's Caroni distillery, hand-selected by independent bottler Velier. Distilled in 1998 from Molasses and aged for 22 years, this limited release (only 1296 bottles) has a cask strength ABV of 67%. This rum showcases an intriguing aroma of rubber, banana, barrel, dried fruit, and solvents. On the palate, expect a distinguished flavor profile of woody, tar, barrel, tannins, and leather. Highly appreciated by the rum community, the 3rd Employees Ganesh "Buju" Ramgobie delights with its finely balanced Caroni flavors and exceptional aging. It is considered an extraordinary release, offering smoothness and complexity that make it a truly exceptional rum.

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How does this rum taste?

A robust, well-aged Caroni with a harmony of tropical fruits, dark spices, and subtle sweetness. Though punchy, it offers a smooth experience with notes of chocolate, rubber, and a touch of cassis, embodying the classic Caroni spirit. A true gem.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Rubber Banana Barrel Solvents Dried fruit Vanilla

Taste

Woody Tar Barrel Tannins Vanilla Leather

Finish

Barrel Woody Roasted Burnt Rubber Brown sugar

Community reviews

8.9/1036 ratings
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9.0/10

“Another nice release with all the lovely Caroni flavours from opening the bottle.The roasted note on this one is really nice. Lightly fruity with leather and vanilla in the back.Love it :-)”

Aroma

Rubber Woody Raisin Tar Vanilla

Taste

Woody Tar Leather Roasted Vanilla
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8.1/10

“Beautiful nose. On the palate, unfortunately, too alcoholic and astringent for me.”

Aroma

Tannins Dried fruit Solvents Vanilla Rubber

Taste

Woody Tannins Bitter Dry Anise
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8.9/10

“Ein sehr guter Caroni. Einer der besten 98 Jahrgänge, die ich probiert habe. Schokolade, Früchte, viel Gummi und wie beim Last kamen bei mir Cassis-Geschmack durch.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX6599
ABV
67%
Vintage
1998
Made from
Molasses
Age
22 years
No. of bottles
1296
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,354 €
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The RumX community has already added 112 bottles to their collections:

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,323 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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