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Velier Skeldon SWR 1978 27yr 60,4%

RX867 Nearly perfect Column Still Rum 688 bottles Above 250€
“Legendary rum, complex and intense with a long, divine finish.” Download app on app store Download app on google play

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How does this rum taste?

A legendary Guyanese gem with a powerful punch, the SWR by Velier exudes robust notes of roasted wood, tobacco, and dark fruit. Complex and explosive, yet divisive: some find perfection, others a brilliantly intense experience not meant for daily sipping.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Barrel Glue Espresso Prunes Dark Vanilla

Taste

Barrel Licorice Chocolate Roasted Intense Tobacco

Finish

Espresso Roasted Woody Barrel Chocolate Coffee

Community reviews

9.7/1039 ratings
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9.5/10

“Very complex without becoming unbalanced at any point. The wood note is particularly impressive, giving the rum a noble depth that borders on the bitter without overpowering the other notes. Heavy, dense consistency. Very nicely integrated alcohol. The only "fly in the ointment": Tasted blind, it doesn't stand out enough in comparison with other Skeldons for me to agree with the perfect score. However, this does not detract from its outstanding quality.”

Aroma

Glue Oak Raisin Chocolate Tobacco

Taste

Coffee Chocolate Butterscotch Barrel Oak
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9.9/10

“Over the years that I have been passionate about this distillate I have always dreamed of tasting this legendary rum!And today I too can be part of those people who have had the privilege of doing so!I don't know if perfection exists but this rum definitely is!Really intense in flavors and smells!You can perceive everything sharply!The finish is endless!Chapeu!”

Aroma

OrangePeal Espresso Cocoa Prunes Burnt sugar

Taste

Intense Delicious Cocoa Coffee Licorice
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9.8/10

“WoW WoW!!! What a lovely present from my girlfriend❤️ One of the best birthdaypresent ever! Finally i could have a really really small taste of this legendary rum! All in all I would say a remarkable skeldon with all the classic facets (spiciness, dark chocolate, dried fruits, nuts, oak and a bit of licorice), a good complexity and a long last finish. Cheers to Mr. Gargano🥃”

Aroma

Barrel Glue Prunes OrangePeal Ester

Taste

Barrel Licorice Chocolate Woody Oak

What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX867
ABV
60,4%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
1978
Mark
SWR
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Coffey Still
Age
27 years
No. of bottles
688
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

21,525 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 17 bottles to their collections:

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2

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12%

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About the Skeldon distillery

The Skeldon distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Skeldon have been reviewed 565 times with an average of 8.9/10.


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