Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum

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Wood maturation

Type of wood used for main maturation: American Ex. Bourbon
Type of vessel used for main maturation: American Standard Barrel (ASB) 180 - 200 Ltrs

More about Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum

Produced by: St Lucia Distillers
UK distribution by: Emporia Brands Ltd
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Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 5 years

Product of: Product of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

Named after HMS Princessa, a Spanish vessel captured by the British in 1780 at the battle of Cape St. Vincent and became part of the British fleet. A 70 gun ship, it was captained by Charles Knatchbull with Rear Admiral Francis Samuel Drake aboard and was one of the first ships to engage the French.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 06/08/2018


Clear, deep golden/ mahogany.


Toffee banana, baked apple, caramel, treacle, vanilla, apricot, orange oils, drying cut grass, tire rubber, cardamom day clove.


Medium to full-bodied. Rich but well-balanced with vanilla, caramel/crème brulee, dry toasty oak, nutmeg and cinnamon spice.


Caramel and mocha coffee dried by lingering oak, cinnamon and nutmeg spice.


Dry oaky spice balanced and made delicious by rich Chinese toffee banana, burgundy wine-like notes and vanilla with warming Christmassy spice.

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Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum (70CL)

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