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Karukera Black Edition Alligator 4yr 45%

RX715 Good Column Still Rum Under 100€
“Smooth, charred oak notes with a touch of floral balance.”

Discover the exquisite Black Edition Alligator Rum from the renowned Karukera distillery in Guadeloupe. Distilled with precision from sugar cane juice using a column still and aged for 4 years, this delightful rum boasts a fascinating blend of flavors and aromas. Savor the woody, spicy, and floral notes on the nose, followed by a remarkable taste profile featuring woody, coffee, spice, charred, and leather tones. The uniqueness of this Black Edition Alligator Rum lies in its atypical profile — a bold combination of toasted, roasted, and torrefied elements matched with lovely floral, fruity, and toffee notes. This well-balanced and easy-to-drink rum is perfect for introducing you to the world of agricole rums. Often compared to bourbon, its distinct character sets it apart, making it a real pleasure for connoisseurs and newcomers alike. If you're a fan of whiskey or bourbon, this Black Edition Alligator Rum from Karukera is sure to please your palate. Experience the sensation of beautiful woodiness, subtle caramelization, and a hint of smoke in every sip. Don't miss the chance to add this remarkable rum to your collection — one taste, and you'll understand why it's such a standout in the world of agricole rums.

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How does this rum taste?

A bold, smoky Guadeloupe rum with a roasted profile and hints of spice, oak, and vanilla. Its smooth, whiskey-like character is pleasant, yet it lacks complexity. Finishes with a medium warmth, ideal for bourbon enthusiasts exploring agricole rums.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Woody Spice Dried fruit Tropical fruit Toasted Floral

Taste

Woody Spice Fruity Coffee Vanilla Leather

Finish

Woody Spice Vanilla Toasted Caramelized Coffee

Community reviews

7.6/1063 ratings
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7.5/10

“Pleasant rum, but nothing more.”

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7.9/10

“Bought this Rhum from Catawiki to a very good price together with some other bottles. Karukera is produced by the Esperance distillery in Guadeloupe that also produces Longuetau. Karukera is the name the indigenous people called their island which means 'The island of beautiful waters'. It’s distilled in the distillery’s column still, but the details how it has been aged differs, some says for seven years in French bourbon and cognac barrels others says five years in new charred barrels. Maybe there are two different ones. Overall a super smooth and round Rhum that probably is a very good introduction to Rhum from Guadeloupe.”

Aroma

Fruity Spicy Vanilla Citrus

Taste

Fruity Spicy Smoky Oak Clove
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7.8/10

“Un Karukera au profil atypique dont le bousinage du fût se fait remarquer dès les premiers instants avec les notes rôties et torréfiées, le café, les épices et le bois (chêne notamment). On ressent aussi des notes florales qui contrebalancent bien le profil, des arômes fruités et du toffee. En bouche, l’attaque est chaude mais très concentrée sur le côté grillé et épicé, ne laissant pas paraître grand chose d’autre malheureusement. La finale, moyenne en longueur, revient sur les notes fumées, boisées, épicées, florales et fruitées pour laisser une dernière impression agréable. Bien qu’il soit très concentré sur l’aspect rôti et grillé, c’est un rhum sympathique qui se boit facilement. Un bon rhum pour le passage au monde agricole.”

Aroma

Woody Toasted Barrel Spice Dried fruit

Taste

Woody Vanilla Charred Spice Dark chocolate

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX715
ABV
45%
Category
Column Still Rum
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Age
4 years
Bottle volume
100cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

57 €
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The RumX community has already added 215 bottles to their collections:

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About the Karukera distillery

The Karukera distillery is located in Guadeloupe. Rums from Karukera have been reviewed 736 times with an average of 8.0/10.


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