Cask No. R1.5

A little extravagant


The initial nose had plenty of solvent-like aromas such as nail polish remover and wood glue but as often happens over time,  fruity, sweeter notes of pineapple and strawberries appeared. Astringent and fiery combining with a strong, salty liquorice finish made this a challenging proposition. Water to the rescue as well as time! Now we discovered cardamom, cloves, honey and hints of petrol (in a good way!) like one can encounter in fine aged Riesling wine. Now we imagined dipping salted dark chocolate cookies into a mug of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee. After 11 years in an ex-bourbon barrel we transferred this rum into a new oak heavily charred barrel.

Age: 12 Years
Date Distilled: March 2007
Cask Type: New oak barrel, heavy char #4
Region: Jamaica
ABV: 62.8%
USA Allocation: 54 bottles

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