Paid: $50 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: John Watling’s
Aged For: 5 Years
Cask Type: American white oak
Charcoal Filtered: Yes
Additives used: Not stated, but unlikely
Color: Pale copper
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Molasses, oak, vanilla, saltwater, toffee
Mouthfeel: Light bodied
Palate/Taste: Earthy, oak, floral notes, salt, coconut milk
Finish: Little warmth, medium length, vanilla, coconut, and molasses with a hint of herbs
Thoughts: I was on my honeymoon when I purchased this, so I paid way more than it’s worth, but it was more the idea than the quality. Not bad, straightforward rum.
Score: 75 out of 100