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Should you find yourself overstocked with real cane Coke or Pepsi (which I prefer), and an ample supply of limes, and friends who are tolerable only when you got your buzz on, here is he place ot enjoy this inferior spirit. There are many areas where Thailand is numero uno: Muay Thai, Food, Independence, loyalty, big darn cat fish, scenery, and of course, lovely, lovely women. I always a large frozen pilsner glass, start with 2 cut up and muddled limes, a squirt of coconut milk or better creme 3 shots of Pharya Gold,add clear, cracked ice chipped off a block of ice using an Aranyik knife. Fill the glass with cola, light up a Thai stick blunt, enjoy. Do not exceed two of these (drinks). No driving, best not to talk too much and do not be the stoned jack ass to volunteer to be a muay thai punching bag. Chill, enjoy the three hours or so of buzz.
Quite strong, not sweet as others say. Probably not same every vintage.
This rum smelled really sweet and aromatic but upon drinking it was almost dry. Also it was pretty harsh but not really uncomfortably so. Still, I expected more.
Disappointingly harsh. Was billed as a sipper, but this had to be mixed to be consumed.
Rum from Thailand. That's your first indicator that this is gonna be something different! Bright yet earthy aromas, featuring notes of moss, caramel, kola nut, and a light smokiness. Smooth going across the mouth. Enters with flavors of creme brulee, then a damp cedar, though still with notes of vanilla and some ginger and a little cinnamon too. Finish is VERY long! It carries flavors of brown sugar, balsa, and dirt (in the best way, I promise!), which settles into something like beef jerky and plums after a couple minutes, and a light, white chocolate truffle several minutes after that. I know that sounds weird. It IS weird! Phraya is eccentric, complex, and near divine! I would give it a 9.5 if I could, but I can't. If you are adventurous and ever cross paths with this curious beast, do yourself a favor and pick up of of these glorious gilded bottles!
My choice is Pyrat rum, and of course the cask. But this rum is very smooth & has a nice finish. for the price i will keep both in the cabinet. definately worth a try
La bouteille attire tout de suite l’œil et semble plus être un objet marketing qu'un vrai rhum. Et bien non, le rhum Phraya est très subtile et agréable. Il allie les qualités d'un rhum agricole à la douceur d'un rhum de mélasse.
Agréable en bouche, ni trop fort, ni pas assez avec une bonne longueur en bouche et des notes sucrés mais aussi un peu boisé, ce rhum vaut largement le détour.
C'est bien dommage qu'il soit si dur à trouver...