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Bumbu XO Rum, 70cl

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Try Rhum JM’s white rum to really experience how unique the spirit is, with grassy and earthy notes that complement this pleasantly dry unaged rhum. I like the original bumbu, this has a few similar characteristics but is more straightforward and honest than its spiced flagship sister. The finish is medium in length, the vanilla turning to a fudgy toffee and then the banana comes back. It’s a very fruity rum on the nose and on the taste with an over riding taste of coconut, almost as if in the blend one of the rums was actually a coconut rum like Malibou or the likes.

And if you’re more into flavored rum, this summer saw the arrival of Don Q Naranja which was aged for 18 months in oak barrels and then infused with orange flavor. There are some less expensive expressions to try like the Extra Viejo, and of course there are ultra-premium rums to sip as well. Coffee and black tea are prominent, though the palate is also quite fruity with notes of red, macerated berries.Save this bottle for a neat pour, because there are plenty of other Barcelo rums available that work well in cocktails. And the brand-new Colección Visionaria was matured in a special cask seasoned by toasting Dominican cacao beans to add notes of spice and dark chocolate. It has a rich flavor that comes from being carefully aged in oak barrels for an extended period of time. I liked the addition of orange peel to the spirit as it helped to unfold the cinnamon and ginger notes in the distilled spirit.

I think in general, rum is in a creative state,” he says, which is why it can be used in so many different cocktails. Bumbu got its start as a spiced rum, with cane sugar sourced from throughout Latin America and distilled in Barbados before being spiced up to pair with your bottle of cola. A smooth, rich and complex handcrafted rum created from scratch by our master distiller, our XO is aged in bourbon barrels and selectively finished in white oak sherry casks to achieve a beautifully balanced, endlessly sippable rum. This is a newer brand that was founded by Caribbean native Marc Farrell, who wanted to create rum blends sourced from reputable distilleries that did not use sugar, color, or additives for flavor.s East Village outpost, it’s important to remember the origins of rum when considering the spirit today, something that certain brands are actively striving to do. A strong sherry influence also permeates the aromatics, heavy and thick, in the Pedro Ximenez style. Brugal is another Dominican rum, and its core 1888 expression is double aged in both bourbon and sherry casks (kind of like many single malt whiskies) to develop its flavors. Peruse the rest of the collection to find expressions from Australia, Belize, and usual suspects Jamaica and Barbados.

Review: Bumbu Rum Review: Cruzan Light Rum 5 Years Old, Dark Rum 5 Years Old, Black Strap Rum, and Single Barrel Rum (2018) Review: Vizcaya Black Rum Reserva Review: J.I almost liked the Original Bumbu rum, but for me it had far too much banana, so I only gave that a 3. Original Bumbu is a Barbadian craft rum, beloved by fans of sipping rums for its unique, exquisite taste. This rum is slightly dry, full of chocolate and nutty notes, and is an all-around fantastic sipping spirit.

While perfectly enjoyed neat, the complex flavours of Mount Gay rums blend exquisitely into cocktails. Bumbu XO is perfect for traditional rum cocktails but is even better on its own, neat or over a single ice cube. The rum from this new Grenadian distillery might be some of the most interesting and challenging that you’ve ever tried. With its smooth finish and rich flavor, xo rum is sure to be enjoyed by even the most discerning connoisseur.The classic Imperial Premium Blend was released as a 40th anniversary special edition earlier this year, a blend of reserve rum aged in French and American oak toasted to different levels resulting in a wonderful sipping spirit. vanilla, caramel, and oak that come through the 10-year aging process, making it an exceptional spirit for connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike.

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