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Velier Arawaks Clairin Vaval Cavaillon 2018 50,4%

RX795 Very good Clairin Under 100€
“Robust, earthy rum with a bold, unique, vegetal character. Elite.”

Introducing the "Clairin Vaval Cavaillon" from Haiti's Arawaks distillery and bottled by independent bottler Velier. This 2018 pot still distilled rum, with an ABV of 50.4%, offers a unique experience for true rum aficionados. The aroma exhibits sugarcane, vegetal, fresh, herbal, and grassy notes. On the palate, get ready for a flavor journey, featuring sugarcane, green, tropical fruit, earthy, and lime notes. Described as powerful and pungent, this clairin rum is not for the faint-hearted, but a treasure for those who appreciate its potency and complexity.

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How does this rum taste?

Clairin Vaval from Haiti, an acquired taste with a punchy 50.4% ABV. Bold notes of vegetal, citrus zest, and maritime with a divisive profile—lovely dirty rum for the adventurous, not the faint-hearted. Let it breathe for best experience.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Sugarcane Vegetal Fresh Herbal Grass Tropical fruit

Taste

Sugarcane Green Tropical fruit Earthy Lime Fruit schnapps

Finish

Vegetal Tropical fruit Fruit schnapps Fruity Solvents Litschi

Community reviews

8.0/1049 ratings
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8.8/10

“Dirty like many Clairins. These Haitian rums are not for sensitive palates. They can be aggressive just like this Vaval, but tasting after tasting you learn to appreciate and love them. If aerated for a while it is better.”

Aroma

Sugarcane Red pepper Solvents Olive Fruity

Taste

Sugarcane Earthy Solvents Olive
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8.1/10

“Riecht nach Lösungsmittel”

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8.5/10

“This is powerful stuff! Rich and pungent rotting tropical earth and fruit. Great clairin.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX795
ABV
50,4%
Category
Clairin
Vintage
2018
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Pot Still
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

51 €
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The RumX community has already added 87 bottles to their collections:

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About the Arawaks distillery

The Arawaks distillery is located in Haiti. Rums from Arawaks have been reviewed 295 times with an average of 8.0/10.


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