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Pyrat XO Rum is produced from nine different Caribbean rums that are blended and then aged up to 15 years in used American sweet oak barrels.
The squat Pyrat XO rum bottle shape is inspired by the typical design of rum bottles kept by pirates and ship captains in the 19th century.
The factory have never exist There were never made Rum on this little cayman before, but it is a good (promotion) story.
A little tast of the famos uneatable orange peel from Curacau. Some dont understand it and therefore dont like it. I Doo
If i want an orange liquor, i would not buy a bottle of rum.
If i want a vanilla liquor, i would not buy a bottle of rum.
So why should i buy these?
One star for nice bottle with its lanyard and the tag.
Great caramel color, zesty orange flavor, let it breathe for about 15 minutes and add to apple juice over ice. Sit back, relax and enjoy... repeat as necessary!
Vanilla and orange is quite overpowering, not what I expected at all, better mixed with fruit juice than a sipping rum
Wow that's a lot of orange! Underneath there is a good rum, but it's covered by the dominating citrus. If you use it as a liqueur/mixer, it is pretty good though.
So this sat for months and the orange has mellowed quite a bit
edited to add sugar test results- 24-29g
Are you sure that it is a rum ?!? ... seems blended with Grand Marnier. Too much orange flavour. Advised just if you like the "pirate bottle"
If I wanted an orange liqueur I would have bought a bottle of Cointreau. As rum goes, this is masquerading as something it isn't. It's not rum as I would recognise it, so get's a rating of 1. As a spirit, it isn't that bad, it just that I can't consider a rum to taste of oranges.
Interesting taste heavily influenced by strong flavors of orange. I found it was more like a liqueur and not so much of a great rum. I'm sure you could find a fancy drink it would stand out in as an ingredient but avoid for a rum and coke or a traditional glass of rum on ice - you'll be disappointed.
Le pire rhum vieux que j'ai jamais eu l'occasion de goûter, non pas qu'il soit agressif ou qu'il brûle la langue mais son "fumet" m'a clairement rebuté. Un nez évoquant le fumier plus que désagréable, je ne pensais pas que l'on puisse élaborer liqueur si imbuvable.
J'aurais bien deux mots à dire au maître de chais.
I'm a fan of Pyrat XO. I am looker forward to adding a bottle of the more expensive Cash 1623 to my collection. So many rums, so little time... and money. Pyrat XO is a great everyday sipper. It is not too expensive and is usually on the shelf at the PA stores.
Not undrinkable orange rum liqueur, but the lingering artificial aftertaste puts me off. For a similar rum that is miles better try Clement Creole Shrubb.
I'm really disappointed, maybe even pissed, because the actual rum behind the wall of added flavour must be great. Too bad someone dropped a whole bag of vanilla and orange peel in the batch. Even after a while in the snifter is the predominant scent and taste. Even in another glass it won't go away. If you really like those two just go for it. I'll wait to hear that they changed their mind and maybe discovered that they have a pretty good rum that doesn't need any additional flavours.
I've been using this for shots and really like the orange aftertaste. I haven't mixed it with anything but i like it so far
I bought this rum on a recommendations from some friends on FB. With all the talk of smoothness from the manufacturer I was ready for a treat. Well it's pretty harsh. Aroma reminded me of some of the smells you encounter refinishing furniture and staining wood. I'm new to rums so perhaps this is lost on me but the vanilla and orange are lost to this paint thinner aroma. One reviewer suggested letting it sit for 2 hours. Well when I come home from work I don't want to wait 2 hours to enjoy a drink. Maybe I'll try letting the entire bottle "breath" for a few hours. It's back to the captain if this is what a pricier rum gets ya. The box and bottle are pretty cool. Points there. I tried neat, over ice, and then mixed with Diet Coke. Best was the mix.
Silné citrusové aroma, alkoholová dochuť bez výrazného těla. Celkově průměr, avšak citrus není můj šálek kávy, a proto dávám pouze 4.
Vůně ovocná, krásná, první doušek exotický od A do Z, ale bohužel vše mizí do krátkého závěru až do ztracena, který tento rum sráží.
Nice aroma and even nicer finish. Orange plays in your mouth like it is Christmas. It goes very nicely with dark chocolate!
If you would like to enter in the world of rum, this is the starting bottle :)
This drink is disgusting. I wouldn’t even call it a rum. It has so much “orange flavoring” thst it is almost undrinkable. I don’t know what they were thinking. They should have to label as orange flavored rum.
Really about all you can say about this. Not great, not terrible. Bottle adds variety to your collection. Flavor is a little different than other mixers.
I used to hate Pyrat. The flavor confused me and it seemed inconsistent with rums that I liked on the whole.
Like one of the comments below, I left a bottle open to breathe. It really does open up to a more complex orange and vanilla flavor than originally lets on.
At first I thought the flavors seemed forced and overdone - almost like it was too ‘in your face’ with it. Now though, I find it enjoyable to sip once it breathes.
tento rum ocenia najmä milovníci pomarančovej chute.
This one is certainly up there in terms of presentation stakes! The rum inside is OK but not great.
I like the bottle, the cork, the color, nay its orange/vanilla flavour.
Pyrat XO rum review by Jimmy from The Drunken Pirate
Pyrat XO rum review by Lance from RumConnection