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Captain Morgan Private Stock rum is produced from molasses and aged for over 2 years in ex-bourbon barrels before being blended with spices.
The Captain Morgan brand was created in 1945 and named after the famous pirate and eventual governor of Jamaica Captain Henry Morgan.The rum's original home was Puerto Rico with it was distilled by Seralles, but is now St Croix.
It's like kraken if kraken didn't suck. Not a smooth sipper, thick oily and sweet but gets way too much heat. I don't care for it that much because of the excessive amounts of molasses/brown sugar with vanilla. It makes a distinct diet coke and rum but I think there are better options. Especially for it's price (25$)
As far as Captain Morgan rums go, this is the one I buy for myself (not for parties, cocktails or anything like that).
It's probably the only one I would drink neat, actually. This one and Oakheart are my 2 favorite "commercial rums"
Split 3/4 of a bottle of this with a friend in high school many moons ago. I remember it being only marginally smoother than the original Captain (my drink of choice in high school) although it had a higher alcohol percentage, and similar in flavor. In spite of drinking so much, the night ended just fine- the reason I haven't revisited this rum is that it was nothing memorable for the price.
This is what I like to sip on. Straight up or on a few ice berg chunks.
Smooth and mellow.
its good enough to drink straight, but it's vanilla flavor makes it a good mix with root beer or cream soda
At first i tried this i thought that is not bad rum because its CM, people think that it will be very spiced but no! only vanilla flavour is dominated, but none spice, most sweet rum i have ever drunk. It only 2yo but feel like more, it reminds me more older diplomatico 12yo, that is not as sweet like this rum but is more complete ans smooth, also more expensive, summary: will buy def again, nice to drink it straight also with coke or mix.
Very nice. For the serious connoisseur. Treat yourself.
Private Stock used to be my go to rum. It mixed well with everything I threw at it. Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Root-beer (with ice cream at times), and even the occasional Pepsi (I am not a Pepsi fan). I have only ever had two issues with this rum. First, the price. It is a good rum, I am just cheap. Second, it gave me heartburn. Not sure why though.
Love this one... Vanilla spiced rum is always good with coke and limes.
Simple inexpensive rum that you can mix with coke or drink on the rocks.that doesn't burn as bad as regular captain.
Commercial upgraded rum with very easy and uncomplicated body. Good for shots at a disco, bad for real rum enthusiasts.
When you don't feel like bringing a bottle of wine to a BYOB, this makes for a good little sipper (on the rocks)
This is my favorite Captain Morgan to drink. I prefer to drink it with Coke. It was my first try at trying "better quality rums".
Go buy a bottle of Zaya Gran Reserva. If you want to lose your pants and start dancing on a roof, go get a bottle of the regular 100 proof Cap.
Captain Morgan Private Stock is a good starter rum for beginners. It helps one recognize the characteristics of a good rum and its weaknesses are easily apparent. It is not a true an aged rum like its more pricey companions on the top shelf but it is a good rum for sipping. It is sweet, smooth and with as strong taste of vanilla and slight molasses. With Rum and Coke being my prefered drink, i would Not recommend mixing this with coke but reserve it for sipping. Although its sweetness may become overwhelming after a while.
for the price i believe that it is pretty good. It has a sweetness to it that I enjoy. I drink it neat not well suited to mix with coke.
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nice with cola smoother than the normal and you can taste the difference.
It tastes like butter, which is never a negative in my book.
Have had a bottle for 6 years have tried it 4 time just not for me
Nice sipper with some ice.
Lot's of vanilla on the nose.
Really miss a bit of oak/wood in this rum, but what can you expect after only 2 years of aging.
I did find out that the bottled I bought in USA was produced in Puerto Rico and the bottle bought on Island was produced somewhere else! the taste was also different and I prefer the USA variant.
this is one of the best spiced rums i had really nice to mix with
Bedste Captain Morgan Rom jeg har smagt til dato.
Kan fint drikkes rent, men tror den ville være super i drinks.
Matt Cottom via Rum & Reviews