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Velier Caroni Special bottling for 15th Anniversary of Bar Lamp & Shinanoya 1996 22yr 68,1%

RX665 Excellent Single Cask 204 bottles Above 250€
“Exceptional Caroni; rich, sweet, complex with heavenly chocolate notes.” Download app on app store Download app on google play

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How does this rum taste?

A stunning revelation from Velier, this Caroni marvel boasts a potent 68.1% ABV, juggling fruity brightness with a lush, dark allure. Limited to 204 indulgent bottles, it delivers a harmonious dance of sweet vanilla, rich chocolate, and exotic wood notes.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Tropical fruit Caramel Coffee Leather Dates Charred

Taste

Coffee Earthy Leather Chocolate Caramelized Tropical fruit

Finish

Chocolate Red fruits Unknown Molasses Vegetal

Community reviews

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9.5/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Excellent 1996 cask with a really rich, delicious sweetness of vanilla, cookies and caramel. Top class.”

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9.2/10

“Absolutely magnificent with sweet and dry notes perfectly balanced. Some hints of red fruits add more complexity. Legendary release from Velier ! One of my favorite Single Cask and probably one of the best Caroni I have ever tasted ! 🥰”

Aroma

Pastries Coconut Vanilla Caramel Molasses

Taste

Coffee Woody Unknown Menthol Vegetal
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9.4/10

“Insane Caroni - especially the nose is heavenly! Very well integrated alcohol, perfect sweetness on the palate with a great chocolate note!”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX665
ABV
68,1%
Vintage
1996
Cask number
#3812
Made from
Molasses
Age
22 years
No. of bottles
204
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

5,563 €
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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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