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Bacardi black rum

Originally named Bacardi Black, this rum is now called Bacardi Select. The recipe is the same, which consists of a blend of aged rums, charcoal-filtered once before resting for at least 4 years in American White Oak.

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Got a sore throat and ran out of robatussin? NO PROBLEM. Introducing Bacardi Black! For when regular robatussin won't cut it, Bacardi is there!

The worst rum I have ever tasted. The flavor resembled bandaids, like a medicinal/chemical taste. Does not even hold a candle to CM Black.

no comment, stay away from this thing, dont even think to drink this miserable liquid

I tried this on a trip to Alaska, and they charged a pretty penny for it, and it was horrible. I couldn't finish it and it was mixed with Coke.

Artificial and gasoline is what describes this gem for me. Buy captain morgan or havana club instead! Or eben better: Flor de Cana & Wray & Nephews

Tastes like nail polish. The only positive to it is giving out free shots just to get rid of it. I would never buy it again.

na přechod od tuzemáku dobré, ale v porovnání s rumy s vyšší kategorie, zcela nedostatečné. Je ovšem v celku levný a dostupný, nicméně OAKHEART je lepší.

I'm not sure why all the bad ratings as I find this rum very drinkable. It's smooth but doesn't have the fine flavors and aromas of higher rated runs in my cabinet. This rum is doable and OK on the rocks and I find it excellent as a mixer.


Bad on its own, medicine flavor. Whoever said bandaid nailed it. It's weird. Bad to the point that cola can't even cover it. It still has a weird aftertaste.

This is undoubtedly the worst rum, I ever had. Its taste was horrible somewhat like paint thinner. I would never dare to touch this horrible thing ever again.

I go to this rum because it has good flavor, no burn, and is not as expensive as other rums similar to it. It's not the top shelf but is way above the bottom!

Horrible. Could Bicardi have put just an ounce of effort into this?? The official that authorized this release should be fired. Nothing else to say.

Bought it on a whim, as there's a first time for everything. I like dark/black rum, so I thought I'd give it a shot. After all, it has that oh-so famous Bacardi name on it, so how bad could it be? Turns out, this stuff is like the McDonald's of the rum world. Cheap, mass-produced...and talk about over-priced! If they didn't have the name brand on the label, this stuff would be on the bottom shelf at the grocery store, next to Myers's. $32 for this stuff is a joke.

Cough syrup tastes better. If you enjoy this rum there is something seriously wrong with your taste buds.

I thought it was a joke then I realized the bottle read "Rum" on it. Nice try, Bacardi...but, no. This is a total mess.

I've had some offerings in the same price range from Bacardi that weren't bad, such as Oakheart, but this Black is nearly undrinkable even in cola. Even mixed with much more cola than usual I could barely choke it down. It's not the worst rum I've ever had, but easily in the bottom 3.

Tasted ok, but too sweet, this is one of the rums that give me a headache. Too sweet when mixed with coke.

Bought this one because I thought "Black" would be something tasty and old-school-y. Not even close. Virtually no body and surely no nose. 3/10 if I am a bit smashed from it, otherwise 2/10.
Just not worth it. Save your penny for something else.

Lekker stevig maar wel wat zoeter. Is zo te drinken of in mix.

If I had only Bacardis in the bar, I would choose this one. It’s good in the summer time by the pool. They say it is the same as Bacardi Select, but I don’t think so. Lime required or forget it.

un ron que no refleja su calidad.
Sorprendete con un sabor de Bacardi que te confirma su buena calidad con sabores y aromas que enamoran.

Definitely a mixing rum. Tried on own actually smoother than expected. A little sweet smell. Taste isn’t complex as expected thou taste not as bad as I expected from other reviews. Sipping rum it’s not but wouldn’t recommend. You get a licorice type note with a little dryness and some sweet. Ok overall

Even if they paid me i couldn't tell you anything good about it.. terrible sweet taste that leaves a negative feeling in your mouth.. not even adding coke helps this rum imo thkugh if you have a bottle, that's the best way to finish it

Well , I bought a 650 no, just to check on the new Bacardi black, really surprised me? It's so smooth and sweet, drank the entire bottle of rum . Love to buy it again and again, it's black, it's smooth, it's sweet and makes you feel perfect after the entire bottle of rum. Just wants everyone wants, to enjoy and drink, this is the best one