Review: Richland Rum Single Barrel

Price: $90 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Richland

Region: Georgia, USA

57.9% ABV

Distillate: Pure Cane Syrup

Aged For: 4 Years, Distilled 2014

Cask Type: Virgin white oak

Barrel #: 230, bottle #202

Chill Filtered: No

Additives used: No

Color: Tawny

Drank: Neat, in a copita

Nose: Thick molasses, cherry, leather, pepper, star anise, licorice, hot and boozy

Mouthfeel: Medium body, dry, hot

Palate/Taste: Fresh cut sugar cane, molasses, grass, caramel, oak, chocolate, and a bit of pepper

Finish: Hot and medium to long lasting, dry oak, “fresh” sugar, vanilla, and licorice with slightly grassy vegetal note

Thoughts: Coming out of the gate this thing punches hard on the nose and palate. Sits at an interesting balance between traditional whisky flavors and rhum Agricole.

Score: 80 out of 100

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