Aged: No age statement
Product of: Netherlands
'Banks 7' is not seven years old, the lucky numeral refers to this rum being blended using 23 different rums, from 7 countries, namely Trinidad, Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados, Java, Panama and Guatemala. The pot and column still molasses-based rums are each aged between 1 and 7 years in bourbon barrels.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 19/05/2012
Clear, copper amber with burnished copper highlights.
Pungent, dried apricot, nubuck leather, red apple skin, toffee apple and banana cake with fresh ginger and Irn Bru-like aromas.
Full bodied, slightly sweet tropical fruit, red apple with bitter burnt toast and aggressive cinnamon and pepper. Sweet Irn Bru-like sweet spice notes continue.
Cinnamon cider and red apple skin with lingering spice.