White Rum 2014
stumbleupon
delicious
digg
facebook


Best White Rum - 2014

The Fifty Best White Rum Tasting 2014

 

The Tasting:
The Fifty Best held a “blind” tasting of 20 white rums (including 2 rhum agricoles) with 17 pre-qualified judges. The rhum agricoles were judged and scored separately. Strict tasting rules were applied. The order of service was established beforehand by lottery. Each of the white rums were poured into fresh glasses from new sealed bottles, and served at slightly above room temperature. Only ice water, neutral unflavored crackers and chips were available to cleanse the palate.

The judges wrote down their impressions of each product on score sheets. The scoring was done on a 5-point system, with 5 as the best. Double-Gold, Gold and Silver medals are awarded based on a set range of final point scores received from the judges. There were no bronze medals awarded for this tasting.

The tasting notes that follow are summaries of the judges’ opinions, with all replicated commentary eliminated. The countries and states of origin are identified for each brand.

 

WHITE RUM TASTING RESULTS:



Don Reyes



DOUBLE-GOLD MEDAL WINNERS:

Don Reyes
(Dominican Republic)

Nose: Chocolate, Graham cracker, praline, butterscotch, cotton candy, vanilla.
Palate: Cookie dough ice cream, vanilla extract, creamy, creme caramel, praline, toffee, nougat, bitter chocolate notes, chocolate Graham cracker, coconut, raisins, elegant, outstanding.
Finish: Praline, vanilla, molasses, buttery, delicate, short.


Double Gold Medal
Double Gold medal



Vizcaya Cristal White
(Dominican Republic)

Nose: Hint of vanilla, butterscotch, subtle caramel, chocolate, dates, ginger.
Palate: Pineapple, apple, watermelon, coconut, dates, raisins, crème brûlée, caramel, creme caramel, nougat, vanilla, cane sugar, coffee, delicious.
Finish: Coffee notes, chocolate, honey, burnt sugar, mild spice, silky, lingering.

Double Gold Medal
Double Gold medal



Vizcaya Cristal White



Atlantico Platino



Atlantico Platino
(Dominican Republic)

Nose: Subtle vanilla, cotton candy, cookie dough, nougat, coconut, lemon.
Palate: Vanilla, creme, clotted cream, creamy, custard, vanilla cake, Graham cracker, pear, peach, violet, nutmeg, spice, full bodied, balanced.
Finish: Chocolate almond, anise, gentle, lingering.

Double Gold Medal
Double Gold medal



Bayou Silver
(Louisiana)

Nose: Banana, banana bread, passion fruit, guava, butterscotch, cola, walnut, floral.
Palate: Vanilla, coconut, orange, peach, cherry, brown sugar, molasses, toffee, whipped cream, honeysuckle, hints of cinnamon, banana bread, nutmeg, walnut, traces of kola nut, violet, cigar notes, oak wood.
Finish: Vanilla, maple syrup, biscuit, dark toast, allspice, short.


Double-Gold Medal
Double-Gold medal



Bayou Silver Rum



St. Nicholas Abbey white rum



GOLD MEDAL WINNERS:

St. Nicholas Abbey
(Barbados)

Nose: Vanilla, butterscotch, caramel, whipped cream, brown sugar, banana, fig, pear.
Palate: Butterscotch, caramel, buttery, vanilla, custard, toffee, brown sugar, burnt sugar, sugar cane, banana, bitter orange, biscuit, hazelnut, coffee, new wood.
Finish: Cinnamon, banana, nutty, spice, light pepper, very smooth, medium.


Gold Medal
Gold medal





Three Sheets
(California)

Nose: Dates, banana, mango, subtle vanilla, hints of butterscotch, coffee, licorice, peppery, marine notes.
Palate: Chocolate fudge, cocoa, cream, vanilla, molasses, butterscotch, crème brûlée, Graham cracker, biscuit, marzipan, amaretto, coffee bean, nutty, walnut, rich mouthfeel.
Finish: Vanilla, butterscotch, light clove, smooth, mellow, clean, medium.


Gold Medal
Gold medal



Three Sheets white rum



Tortuga Light rum



Tortuga Light
(Cayman Islands)

Nose: Subtle vanilla, caramel, coconut, white grape, lime, citrus, grassy.
Palate: Crème brûlée, custard, vanilla, pineapple, coconut, tropical fruit, orange, lemon, lime, verbena, violet, cola notes, slight pistachio, silky, well-rounded, smooth, pleasant.
Finish: Nougat, Irish coffee, peppermint, soft, medium.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



The Real McCoy
(Barbados)

Nose: Caramel, vanilla, caramel, buttery, banana.
Palate: Butter cream, crème brûlée, toffee, nougat, vanilla, banana, coconut, pecan, marzipan, toast, nutmeg, faint mint notes, spicy, sweet pepper, bright, crisp, lively.
Finish: Grassy, eucalyptus, clean, fresh, short.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



The Real McCoy white rum



Shellback Silver rum



Shellback Silver
(Barbados)

Nose: Mango, papaya, banana, guava, black cherry, nougat, vanilla, crème brûlée, candy apple, rose, spearmint.
Palate: Pineapple, mango, passion fruit, black cherry, strawberry, orange blossom, citrus fruit, maple syrup, butterscotch, creamy, fantastic for mixing in cocktails.
Finish: Figs, lilac, short.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



Travellers Classic White
(Belize)

Nose: Banana, tropical fruit, apricot, elderflower, almond, subtle vegetal.
Palate: Vanilla, subtle cocoa, buttery, banana, fig, marzipan, nutty, toasty notes, flowery, cherry blossom, rose, charcoal.
Finish: Floral, clean, short.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



Travellers Classic White rum



Treaty Oak Platinum rum



Treaty Oak Platinum
(Texas)

Nose: Chocolate fudge, cocoa, buttery, custard, maple, espresso, coffee bean, cantaloupe, ripe lime, tea leaves.
Palate: Milk chocolate, cocoa, creamy, vanilla, butterscotch, molasses, cola, espresso, roasted coffee, walnut, cashew, spice, eucalyptus, wood.
Finish: Cola notes, papaya, tea, tobacco, soft, medium.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



Old New Orleans Crystal
(Louisiana)

Nose: Chocolate mint, espresso, vanilla, honey, jasmine, clove, lilac, papaya.
Palate: Light espresso, hints of vanilla coffee, burnt sugar, custard, nougat, slight cocoa, herbal notes, rose water, rose petals, soft.
Finish: Elegant, floral, touch of honey & clove, short.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



Old New Orleans Crystal rum



Privateer Silver rum



Privateer Silver
(Massachusetts)

Nose: Granny Smith apple, tangerine, cherry cola, minty, slight lemongrass.
Palate: Vanilla, banana, figs, green apple, herbal, jasmine, anise, slight mint, cashew.
Finish: Burnt sugar, caramel, nutmeg, subtle spice, medium.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



Blue Chair Bay
(Barbados)

Nose: Luxurious vanilla, grape, blueberry, lime, floral, eucalyptus.
Palate: Vanilla, cocoa, brown sugar, berry, pear, coconut milk, fig, lime, eucalyptus, orchid, fresh, bright.
Finish: Floral, grassy, mango, pineapple, cedar wood, silky, clean, lingering.

Gold Medal
Gold medal



Blue Chair Bay rum



Miami Club rum



SILVER MEDAL WINNERS:


Miami Club
(Florida)

Nose: Vanilla, caramel, buttery, clotted cream, brown sugar, jack fruit, cashew, herbal, jasmine.
Palate: Vanilla, toffee, coconut, banana, peanut butter, cashew, walnut, roasted nuts, nutmeg, cinnamon, chicory, licorice.
Finish: Leather, tobacco, silky, medium.

Silver Medal
Silver medal



Caña Brava
(Panama)

Nose: Crème brûlée, coconut, lime, jasmine, toast.
Palate: Mango, peach, pineapple, lemonade, lime, verbena, hints of cashew, wood notes.
Finish: Cinnamon, tarragon, white pepper, fresh, medium.

Silver Medal
Silver medal



Caña Brava rum



Caliche rum



Caliche
(Puerto Rico)

Nose: Grassy, floral, slightly vegetal, yellow banana, jasmine.
Palate: Crème brûlée, pecan pie, whipped cream, nougat, brown sugar, coconut, dried fruit, honeysuckle, rose petals, spice.
Finish: Grassy, herbal, light, clean, medium.

Silver Medal
Silver medal





White Hat
(Texas)

Nose: Espresso, chocolate, Graham cracker, vanilla, molasses, lemon citrus, cedar.
Palate: Creamy, citrus, peppermint, red pepper, grassy.
Finish: Mild pepper, lemon, wood notes, short.

Silver Medal
Silver medal



White Hat rum



Rhum Clément Premiére Canne



RHUM AGRICOLE

DOUBLE-GOLD MEDAL WINNER:

Rhum Clément Premiére Canne
(Martinique)

Nose: Orange peel citrus, peach, pear, molasses, sugar cane, honeysuckle, mint, jasmine, light cedar, subtle licorice, hints of grain, slight spice.
Palate: Dates, fig, prune, cranberry, pear, apricot, orange, clove, eucalyptus, tarragon, floral, grass, vegetal, wood, clean.
Finish: Citrus, grassy, cedar, allspice, mellow, lingering.

Double Gold Medal
Double Gold medal



GOLD MEDAL WINNER:

Damoiseau Virgin Cane
(Martinique)

Nose: Pineapple, slight peach, fig, hints of ripe banana, dried fruit, toast, butterscotch, creamy, grassy.
Palate: Honey, buttery, herbal notes, tropical fruit, guava, dates, figs, citrus, violet, grassy, vegetal, black pepper, sage, wood.
Finish: Rye, caraway, clean, bold, medium.


Gold Medal
Gold medal



Damoiseau rhum

 

 

 

Disclaimer: This section of the website is intended for visitors 21 years of age and older.
If you are not of legal drinking age, please exit by clicking here.


Please drink responsibly!

Comments or questions welcome, please e-mail to: editor@thefiftybest.com

 

Comments and Suggestions:

 
Mon. November 13, 2017 11:58 AM - by: anonymous
draughts game, checkers game, draughts online, how to play draughts, draughts rules... https://draughts.github.io
 
 
Thu. November 9, 2017 9:11 AM - by: sunny yadav
Hi friends how are you and hack facebook account password message the my fb account post.
 
 
Sun. October 8, 2017 11:38 PM - by: ankit121
Its really a incredible online game website which always attract for the best online games play online free spades . I recently found this awesome website and this one of the biggest online game website
 
 


Add a comment or suggestion to this list.
*The following fields are required and must be filled in.
*Name:
*Subject:
*URL:
*email:
Email (for verification purposes only, will not be displayed):
Name:
Comment:

 
Sign up for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member.


Fifty Best > Spirits Archive > White Rum 2014
© TheFiftyBest.com        home   |  Advertise   |  Privacy   |  Awards   |  Legal   |  About   |  Logos   |  Sign-Up   |  Contact       HappyViper