This smells kind of rough for a rum; a bit like an anejo tequila. But the taste brings out some of the rum goodness, to include molasses and even a slight hint of coconut.
Very affordable, and American made. But not quite worth it in my opinion, unless you think you'd like a bit of tequila in your rum. :-)
I tried this 16 year Zaya side by side with the 12 year old, and I found them to be quite similar. In fact, I really struggled to pick a winner.
Like the 12 year, this is fairly sweet with a good amount of vanilla and some butterscotch, which I actually find quite good. But those are the dominant flavors, and it's difficult to taste the underlying rum.
A very good smooth sweet taste. Not bad at all, but not worth seeking out if you can more easily find the 12 year.
I find myself enjoying a sweet rum every now and then. This one helps satisfy my sweet obsession. I don’t think it’s too sweet, but definitely not a true rum. I’m enjoying its tropically flavors.
Time to open up my rare rum collection during the global lockdown. Neisson 12y Millesime 2005 has a great brand name, very nice sturdy bottle, beautiful label design and deep mahogany color. Very dry traditional grassy Rhum Agricole flavor notes to the nose and palate when neat sipped. Harsh burn at the end. Rhum Agricole lovers can easily add 2 points to my score.
Time to open up my rare rum collection during the global lockdown. Rhum Rhum 2012 Liberation has a very nice old school bottle and label design. Amber color. Traditional sweet and floral Rhum Agricole notes to the nose and palate when neat sipped. Strong heat at the end.
Time to open up my rare rum collection during the global lockdown. Diplomatico Single Vintage 1997 has a great brand recognition, very nice high end bottle design and a beautiful label. Dark mahogany color. Smooth Sherry to the nose and palate when neat sipped. Subliminal ending. Clearly the best one of the Single Vintages.
Time to open up my rare rum collection during the global lockdown. Pyrat Pistol has a great brand name, very nice tiny bottle, beautiful label design and golden color. Stronger lemon and slightly weaker orange compared to Pyrat XO, but very minimal difference at it. Overly sweet ending.
I did not have that huge expectations about this rum, but actually I liked it. It has a fruity taste, and in some way it actually fits good in.
One of my favorite rum from ah riise.
It has a sweet and smooth taste.
Lot of flavor.
I compared it with the navy rum and this one is a bit lighter and more Fruity in the notes
I expected this to be a mature version of the 12 or 15 but strangely it had a completely different profile. It had more of a fruit taste with hints of earthiness. It’s profile was closer to rye than rum.
I just cracked it open so I hope to post a better 2nd review.
Mein erster CDI und gleich enttäuscht. Strenger Geschmack mit anschließendem Brennen auf der Zunge, viel mehr nicht.