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So far, it is my favorite of the Angostura House (and I have tried the 1919 and the 1824). Dry and mellow burn. Dark chocolate notes.
Sweet Apple notes on the nose. Very dark cocoa, chocolate, tobacco notes on the tongue. Very rich. Absolutely delicious for me at least.
Delicious, one of my favorite Rums.
Perfect level of sweet, Nice long lasting taste.
Different from the 1919, I like this better.
Anxious to try the 1824 soon.
I bought this over a retailer in Switzerland for CHF 34.00 (USD and CHF are about equal at this time)
This was very disapointing...
My go to Rum (means: the cheapest Alcohol that I am able to enjoy... NEAT of course) is the Havana Club Especial. I order the Especial from the same retailer for CHF 26.00
The Angostura 7 is nowhere near from the taste and smell of the Havana Club Especial.
The nose is very flat: a little bit of wood and some cane sugar, nothing wrong but nothing pleasant for sure.
The taste is boring... quite alot of wood for a 7 year old and a little bit of cane sugar, very dry and a little bitter.
Finish is nearly inexisting... some wood, very dry, a little bitter, very little afterburn, which is the only thing that was better than the Havana Club Especial which have a little more afterburn...
Not worth the price at all.
I bought for the same price a bottle of Abuelo 7 (CHF 34.00) which is a premium rum...
instead of the rotating closure you get a cork closure.
Nose: intense, a little similar to the Zacapa 23 solera. A lot of molasse very sweet, a hint of wood but not dry and honey and vanilla in the back
Taste: smooth, pretty sweet, very harmonic. Very oily but not sirupy like HH Rise
Finish: not too long but very pleasant, honey, vanilla, oak. Not dry nor bitter. Very little afterburn...
Un rom tânăr dar plăcut.. Probabil în mix-uri e perfect pt banii ăștia..
It’s good and everything, but I feel like it could be so much better. Like they were really close but got one part of it wrong or cut one corner and ended up with average. Forgettable basically.
I could say that is a going well with coke, but man, for the price range you should find something else without coke
Final verdict: I will not buy it again
A good sweet rum, but lacking in depth.
The nose is soft and spicey, but doesn't reveal much mystery.
The flavor is pleasant, and a good sipper but quite dry. I would like to try some other Angosturas to see if they have more character. Still worth having on the shelf though, easily.
I finally got my hands on a bottle of this one from Angostura. All four of my Angosturas are rated at a 7, but by rankings the 1824 ranks 25th, their 1919 ranks 26th, this 7 Year ranks 54th, and their 5 Year ranks 69th. This is with 163 rums being reviewed.
If you like the unmistakable unique taste of Angostura rums, then go for whichever one of them your budget can afford. This one was $28. I personally think that their 1919 represents the best value and taste. This line of rums clearly falls into the Love Them Or Hate Them category.
N- Lush of promising nutmeg, spice tea, minted chocolate and exotic local fruits initially, but these compote of fine notes gone hiding after a few seconds, before reemerge and sways towards tobacco smokes in the middle, light whiff of rubber lurking, earthy, toffee and tannic of coffee with classic banana. Well integrated, playful and fragrant without being flabby. (21/25)
P- Ripened sweet fruits coated with butter and bitter caramel, butterscotch, waxy, spices and burns charred nuances. Medium body, balanced, round and velvet. (20/25)
F- Medium, nutty, waxy and chewy with restrained spiciness and sweetness. (19/25)
Weighted Rate:- 80pt
— at The Rum Bar KL.
Loved it! Great dry sipping rum, complex flavors. Preferred it over several other higher end rums which tend to be too sweet.
I'm pretty easy when it somes to rum. Pretty much anything is drinkable...except this. I tried it with Diet Coke and it tasted a little off. Tried it again a few days later, still pretty bad. Had it again today, offered my wife some, and she thought it tasted like shoe leather. (Why she is familiar with that I do not know.) Her desciption is quite accurate. What do you do with extra rum? This is a new experience for me. Suggestions welcome.
Well balanced añejo, not too vanilla-ey or sweet. Great Cuba libre, and nice all by itself or with a cigar!
Overall this is a decent enough rum, albeit slightly overpriced. On the nose I didn't pick up much to catch my attention. The taste is more or less the same and I would consider this a base standard for a sipping rum. Hints of vanilla sweetness for me. Finish is dry and a bit rough IMO. Probably better as a mixer/low end sipping rum.
Un ron estándar que para mixear es muy bueno, en realidad hay mejores por el precio.
A bit too strict with sweet tones...not to remember..
This run has a good character but the 7 years aged was not enough to take the bite out, has a little to much strength in the alcohol taste.
Perfectly aromatic vanilla notes. A fine amber mixer, but in British Columbia overpriced.
This rum is for real pirates. This rum isnt for everyone. He isnt sweet. He is truly dry and clean. That taste of clarity can appreciates only professional pirates. This ron is opposite for El Dorado 12 that is so sweet. At nose you are able to think that Angostura 7 is clarity and sweet, but at tongue its heavy and woody. So this isnt proposition for newbe drinkers. This is proposition only for morning pirates:)
This rum has a decent golden colour, with a deep caramel and slight alcohol smell. Sipping it straight is not overly enjoyable... It is syrupy with a slight smoky taste, followed by a medium burn. Makes a decent rum and coke, although a little light (on flavour) for a seven year old.
For the price, like others remarked already, there is better, not pleasant in the mouth, taste of gasoline even.. Not my cup of tea, sorry rum..
I did not detect all the flavors that the first reviewer ( Mr. Outman) did, however, I do like it. For the money it is not a bargain - upwards of $33. I was expecting more distinct flavor from Angostura, THE name in bitters. I will continue to sample other dark rums - what great joy!
Just awful from the smell to the mess of a taste to the terrible afterburn. Stay away from this horrendous poison. Only marginally better than the 5 year old Angostura.