||1 Year; European Oak|
||100% Blackstrap Molasses|
|Distiller||Last Straw (Vaughan, Ontario)|
This is the blackstrap rum which I loved - an unaged rum which is perhaps my favorite white rum ever. It has now been matured in a cask, so we have some age to it...
Batch: Cask 1
Bottling Code: N/A
Bottling Date: 2017
The nose is oily, with lots of white pepper, blueberry, molasses, cilantro, chipotle- still that classic blackstrap flavour, but with oak this time – the palate is lightly confectionary, with oak, blueberry, molasses, white pepper, brown sugar...the finish fades out with dried berry notes, white pepper, and molasses. The finish has some nice oily, vanilla, toffee notes which just go on. A really nice rum! On the lighter side, and I really like it – though I still might oddly prefer blackstrap to this. I do love that white rum.
Value: Average. If you like the category, it’s a decent buy for $50.