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Habitation Velier Trois Frères Distillery Takamaka 2018 3yr 60,8%

RX9148 Good Pot Still Rum 1,150 bottles Under 250€
“Complex, herbal, fruity, with a spicy kick; surprisingly smooth finish.”

The Takamaka, a limited edition rum from Seychelles, is produced at the Trois Frères Distillery and bottled by Habitation Velier. Distilled in 2018 using sugar cane juice and a Pot Still, this 3-year-old rum has an ABV of 60.8% and is available in just 1150 bottles. Featuring a herbal, spicy, and fruity aroma with notes of vanilla and tropical fruit, the flavor profile includes peaches, herbal notes, and woody undertones. The RumX community describes it as a complex and well-balanced rum with fruit, spice, and herbal nuances complementing each other nicely. However, it is important to note that some users found the rum to be slightly harsh and needed some adjustment. Overall, a unique rum that showcases its young age and high alcohol content while offering an interesting experience for rum enthusiasts.

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How does this rum taste?

A fiery and herbal blend with sharp citrus and tropical fruit notes, Takamaka offers a complex tasting experience. Though some find it too intense and woody, it's a unique, high-proof expression with a challenging yet rewarding profile.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Herbal Spice Minty Vanilla Earthy Tropical fruit

Taste

Herbal Woody Spice Vegetal Peaches Floral

Finish

Spice Dry Woody Fruity Vegetal Citrus

Community reviews

7.6/1067 ratings
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8.6/10

“A complex and well balanced rum in my mind, especially when thinking about the age. Very fruity with spices and herbal/minty/floral notes to balance it all. A bottle already gone from most shelves, but definitely worth a buy if you find it. Price to quality is very good.”

Aroma

Orange Mocha Herbal Vanilla Clove

Taste

Balanced Complex Citrus Peaches Plum
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7.4/10

“On the nose at the beginning herbaceous-earthy, almost something unpleasant towards wet jute bag. After some standing time, then much fruitier, with watermelon and peach, and also a bit floral. In the background comes confectionery and young wood. On the palate, peach and herbal freshness. The finish is rather short. In diplomatic parlance, one would probably say an 'interesting' rum.”

Aroma

Herbal Earthy Young wood Melon Peaches

Taste

Herbal Fresh Spice Peaches
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6.0/10

“In this rum I was initially ambivalent!In the nose fresh and sour buttery with a portion of ester !On the palate then a kind of artificiality with gum flavor, later joins a sour vegetable note with herbal essenzz! The rum spreads creamy oily in the mouth, the alcohol is well integrated, the finish is short and unspectacular!After a second tasting I was then sure:The rum is inharmonious and not mine”

Aroma

Ester Fresh Minty Buttery Yeast

Taste

Rubber Synthetic Herbal Vegetal Minty

What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Brand
Takamaka
RumX ID
RX9148
ABV
60,8%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2018
Cask number
#TFD 31 + TFD 52
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
3 years
No. of bottles
1150
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

105 €
Ø Market value

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The RumX community has already added 58 bottles to their collections:

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About the Trois Frères Distillery distillery

The Trois Frères Distillery distillery is located in Seychelles. Rums from Trois Frères Distillery have been reviewed 357 times with an average of 7.0/10.


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