Matugga Golden Rum

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alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Launched in mid-2015, this golden rum is distilled in England from fermented East African sugar cane molasses in a small copper pot still before ageing in English oak casks.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 31/05/2016

Appearance:

Clear, mid-golden amber.

Aroma:

Pungent and estery with tropical fruits, burnt raisons, scorched paper, pear drops, treacle, vanilla and allspice.

Taste:

Full-bodied – this is a huge rum. Fruity esters, golden syrup, smouldering wood, treacle, molasses, gingerbread, overripe banana and sweet grilled pineapple with nutmeg.

Aftertaste:

Treacle, tropical fruit, gingerbread and cracked black pepper.

Overall:

Pungent, dunder-like and estery with tropical fruit, gingerbread and warming spice.

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