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Velier Hampden The Younger LROK 2016 5yr 47%

RX9150 Very good Pot Still Rum Under 100€
“Tropical, funky rum with great value; perfect for cocktail enthusiasts.”

Discover the vibrant and enticing taste of The Younger LROK, a remarkable Jamaican rum crafted at the renowned Hampden distillery. Experience the complexity of its ester-rich flavors melded with a delightful fruity profile, making it a must-try for all rum lovers. Step into a world of tropical sensations as you indulge in the delightful aroma of this premium rum. The nose envelops you with an intoxicating array of esters, pineapple, banana, solvents, and citrus, inviting you to explore its fascinating flavors further. Taking a sip of The Younger LROK, you'll be transported to a Caribbean paradise filled with exquisite tastes. Pineapple, tropical fruit, ester, funky, and spicy notes all come together in harmony, resulting in a wonderfully balanced and unique drinking experience. Selected and bottled by the esteemed independent bottler Velier, this Hampden rum boasts a masterfully executed maturation process. Aged for 5 years and distilled from molasses using a pot still, The Younger LROK is bottled at an ABV of 47%, providing just the right amount of character and intensity for a truly memorable adventure. With its delightful fruity aroma, captivating flavor, and irresistible Jamaican charm, The Younger LROK proves to be a fantastic choice for sipping neat or for creating exceptional cocktails. Don't miss the opportunity to explore this unique Hampden offering – embrace the taste of The Younger LROK and savor the essence of Jamaica's finest.

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2 shop offers available from 57.90 to 90.82:

Highlights

  • Ester-rich, complex flavors
  • Inviting fruity aroma
  • Balanced, unique taste

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How does this rum taste?

A vibrant entry point into Jamaican rum, "The Younger LROK" delights with its tropical fruit and emblematic funky notes. It offers a playful dance of banana, pineapple, and spices, culminating in a fresh, albeit short finish. Great value.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Ester Pineapple Banana Solvents Citrus Tropical fruit

Taste

Ester Tropical fruit Pineapple Funky Spicy Fruity

Finish

Fruity Banana Dry Spicy Fresh Woody

Community reviews

8.0/10246 ratings
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8.2/10

“Nice rum although the overproof remains clearly the best.”

Aroma

Ester Spice Toasted

Taste

Ester Nutty Toasted Woody
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7.5/10

“Wonderful rum to dive into the world of Hampden. Due to the reduction a real easy sipper.”

Aroma

Pineapple Citrus Ester Fresh Mild

Taste

Pineapple Funky Sweet Fruity Fresh
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7.8/10

“Thinking about the cost this is a very good rum. Fruity and funky from the nose to the finish. I really like the clove that comes in the finish.”

Aroma

Varnish Funky Mango Banana Orange

Taste

Pineapple OrangePeal Barrel Sugarcane Clove

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX9150
ABV
47%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2016
Mark
LROK
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
5 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

61 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 488 bottles to their collections:

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About the Hampden distillery

The Hampden distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Hampden have been reviewed 10,253 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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