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Angostura 1824 rum

Angostura 1824 rum is a blend of rums aged for at least 12 years in oak barrels. The aged rums are blended, re-casked, and upon maturity hand-drawn for bottling.

This rum is named and crafted in honor of Dr. Johann Siegart's founding of Angostura house in the city of Angostura, Venezueala in 1824. Angostura 1824 rum production is now based in Trinidad.

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Nice smooth and tasty rum.
This rum with good cigar are fine pair to spend nice evening.

This is about as far from a partydrink rum can get. It is truly aged, smokey, leatherly, oakey and smells of an old library. To be enjoyed quietly, late at night. You'll like this if you like cigars, aged scotch and pseudo-intellectual drunk talking.

So far I have found only two rums (Vizcaya VXOP & Plantation XO 20th Anniversary) that I will consume straight. This one comes oh so close to being the third. The 1824 has a wonderful aroma in the bottle and the flavor is very good...a mild sweetness with vanilla...but there's just a little bitter in there that brings it just below a 9 and sipping status for me. [NOTE: For the record, even though I've rated the Angostura 1919 an 8 as well I believe the 1824 is indeed 8.85 as opposed to an 8.00)

So close....

Very lovely rum. It has a great and refined balance. Not a sweet rum but very smooth, with a slight oaky tobaco finish

Color is a nice Dark Amber. Legs are thin but seem to cling longer than you would expect. The nose is of sweet molasses, vanilla, and butterscotch. The taste is drier than the nose but still has predominate flavors of molasses and vanilla. The oak of the barrel is definitely present. A second sip brings out a bit of leather and tobacco. The finish is a bit hot with lots of spicy notes. Leaves me wanting more. A very complex rum. A keeper for sure.

First off, I`ve got the new bottle wich is beautiful. Little dissapointing is the screw top, how could they,,,,,,,,,,
When you open the bottle and pour a glass the sent travels throug your living room,,when you put your nose in the glass don`t inhale to strong, wow , a lot going on. The taste does what the sent tells you,,,a carnival of flavours of wich some I`ve never tasted before. Chocolate, licorice, wood, leather, some vanilla, just enough sweetness, smokey (yeah,,,real smokey) etc,, the first sip gives an alcohol burn wich is strong but not disturbing, followed by a lot of different flavours that go beyond my palate but are truly fantastic. In my eyes it`s not a dry rum but leaves you wondering after every sip with a lovely taste in your mouth. Wish I was a specialist to be able to recognize all the diverse kind of ingredients . But as an amateur I can say that if you love rum, with this bottle you will discover how diverse this beautiful beverage is! Don`t you dare mixing this

Lovely amber colour , nose of vanilla , spices and raisins. Smokey but quite dry tasting with a nice bite. I like this on its own , or with ice and its as an excellent mixer . A good all round rum in fact.

This rum has great flavor at the same time as being very smooth. It is a slightly sweet rum (my favorite rums are) but still has the oak tone to it - just not overpowering like some. Overall it is VERY near the top of my list.

Very good rum, would be a sin to mix, a truly great sipping rum if that is what you are looking for

this one is nice to sip and anjoy on its one withe a good sigar!

It's a bit darker than I thought it would be, Christmas present that I cracked open last night with my pal Kenny and we were not disappointed, Kenny drank it in two gulps because he had to get home to his Mrs pronto, but he did really like it.
It has a sharper taste than my usual choice of rum, deep oak flavours with a wee kick to it, more than the 1919 that's for sure.
1824 grabs you're attention it is stronger and darker in taste and should be nursed along in order to fully enjoy it's quality (Kenny).
Cards on the table this is a nice rum that is good for a treat, for casual everyday drinking I would prefer the 1919, but I do like this 1824 it's actually tasting better the more I drink think I'll have cheese on toast later.

This rum seems a little harsh but it actually taste very elegant. It has a light refreshing taste and at the same time has an oldish smokey wooded taste.
It is a sipper but is very nice with a touch of Sprite.


Angostura 1824 is a great addition to any rum lover's bar. It has a dark amber color and smooth taste that I don't mind drinking neat or on the rocks.

Every rum to me has a predominant theme, like vanilla, licorice, etc. In this case though it is a mixture of herbs.
The moment you taste it you know there is greatness in this rum. Very smooth and elegant development of taste which stays a long time.
For very special occasions ...

I finally found this rum locally and have been very impressed with it. I have enjoyed the 1919 but this is multiple levels above it

Aromas of oak, butterscotch, and a hint of orange. Spicy caramel flavor, with long, slightly peppery finish. Solid all-around rum, but not my favorite at this particular price point.

Nice drinking rum. One of my favorite angostura rum's

Every Christmas this rum can be found locally in Ontario liquor stores. This is exceptional neat, well worth the price, delicious in an old fashioned or modified manhattan. I prefer neat at room temperature super smooth and the smell has a smoky sweet scent.

Trinidad rums are not my thing but the Angostura series is very enjoyable.

Paid $59.99 +tx in NYC. Very nice color and pleasant aroma. Surprisingly lighter finish than I expected, very smooth and enjoyable.

molasses. half dry rum.
the sweetness is on a low amount. that´s good. a little bit sweeter than his younger brother 1919.
full aroma. light body. oak, oak and oak, did i say oak?
banana. leather. vanilla. maybe some dark fruits.
7/10 bottles.

Definitely a smooth, complex rum good for sipping. Starts with a mild sweetness, finishes with a bit of a dryer burn that I'm not so sure is completely appealing to my palate. Still a solid rum though.

Molto buono, facile da bere, un mix molto complesso ma un po troppo legnoso sul finale

great caribean rum. amber color. rich flavors of vanilla.