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Velier Caroni 100% Trinidad Rum 12 HTR 2000 12yr 50%

RX72 Very good 23,296 bottles Above 250€
“Complex, fruity, rubbery Caroni with a surprisingly smooth, long finish.”

Introducing the 100% Trinidad Rum 12 HTR, a critically acclaimed and limited release rum hailing from the renowned Caroni distillery in Trinidad. This masterpiece was selected and bottled by independent bottler Velier and is made from molasses, aged for 12 years with an ABV of 50%. With only 23,296 bottles available, this rum is highly sought after. Our RumX community lauds its characteristic Caroni notes, boasting a nose of leather, vanilla, rubber, woody, and tar aromas. On the palate, users reported flavors of woody, rubber, tar, spice, and leather. Overall, the rum is highly praised for its intensity, harmonious fruitiness, and long finish. It is considered a quintessential Caroni rum that not only lives up to its distillery's reputation but also provides an accessible entry for those new to Caroni's unique flavor profile.

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How does this rum taste?

An intriguing Caroni with typical rubber and tar notes, balanced by underlying fruitiness. A bold yet harmonious blend of spices and leather, offering an approachable taste despite its high proof. Ideal for daring palates, especially in a zesty daiquiri.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Rubber Leather Vanilla Woody Tar Polish

Taste

Rubber Woody Tar Leather Spice Vanilla

Finish

Woody Smoky Spicy Bitter Dry Spice

Community reviews

8.4/10116 ratings
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8.3/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Nice entry rum into the Caroni world. Rubber and tar meets wood - not much more, but also not a bit less.”

Aroma

Tar Rubber Leather Barrel Glue

Taste

Black pepper Oak Chocolate Syrupy Rubber
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8.6/10

“Caroni essence! With his young age he brings exactly what makes Caroni: dirt, gasoline and gruffness. Very special, but awesome!”

Aroma

Rubber Woody Metallic Vanilla Polish

Taste

Rubber Sweet Tar BicycleTube Peppery
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8.7/10

“outstanding caroni! Passion fruit, fresh, green mint, honey, incense, metallic but not too much, incredibly harmonious fruitiness and just my thing! awesome! 😍🤤🤤 very drinkable and yet quite long finish especially!Makes by the way absolutely fantastic daiquiris😂😍🥂”

Aroma

Passion fruit Vanilla Almond Leather Pear

Taste

Passion fruit Pear Spice Woody Licorice

What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX72
ABV
50%
Vintage
2000
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
12 years
No. of bottles
23296
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

355 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 447 bottles to their collections:

383

closed

34

opened

30

emptied

14%

Open rate

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 5,994 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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