Paid: $25 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Mount Gay
Aged For: NAS, average 3-8 years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in re-charred bourbon barrels
Chill Filtered: Yes?
Additives used: None
Color: Tarnished gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Coconuts and demenara sugar, honey, charred oak, vanilla
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste: Vanilla, pepper, oak, baking spices, molasses, banana
Finish: Light to medium warmth, medium length, Oak and cinnamon with ginger, molasses and vanilla
Thoughts: From what I have found about the store picks, is that the store choses the blends of rums that go into the bottle, so depending on who does the selection this could be very hit or miss. I am a huge bourbon drinker, so the strong bourbon flavors from this are very much to my palate.
Score: 82 out of 100