Aged: 8 years
Product of: Puerto Rico
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In 2015, as part of a re-branding of the Bacardi range, the name was changed to Bacardi Ocho after the Spanish word for the number eight.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 03/02/2016
Clear, coppery golden with bright copper highlights.
Not quite ripe apricot/dried apricot, boatyard varnish, buttery oak/cedar cigar box lining, banana leaf, caramel, orange marmalade, chocolate and espresso coffee.
Medium-bodied. Demerara sugar, apricot marmalade, buttery oak, zesty orange and gingerbread with mocha coffee, prune rich fruitcake, overripe banana, butterscotch, vanilla and nutmeg spice.
Burst of zesty vanilla chocolate orange immediately after swallowing with lingering buttery oak, vanilla and chocolaty mocha coffee, tart apricot and zesty orange.
Very complex and elegant with sweet orange marmalade, apricot jam and rich vanilla balancing dry buttery oak, zesty orange, espresso coffee, dark chocolate and nutmeg spice.