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Below are 1 through 9 of the 9 found. |Find-a-Spirit|

98 • English Harbour 1981 Rum $230.
Deep amber copper color. Fantastical rich aromas of warm chocolate pudding, caramelized bananas, pears, and nuts, maple are mesmerizing and follow through on a plush, vital entry to a dry-yet-fruity full body with superb depth, balance, and intricacy. Finishes with a seemingly endless flourish of evolving, oak driven flavors of caramel, tobacco, leather, and spice. An Olympian aged rum. (tasted on Jun-29-2010)
95 • Zafra Aged 21 Years Master Reserve Rum $39.99.
Rich burnished amber copper color. Polished aromas of dried stone and tropical citrus fruits, melted toffee, vanilla, mossy river stone, and spice cake have a distinct high toned bourbon barrel quality and follow through on a smooth, satiny entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium-full body with superb depth and poise. Finishes with a long, evolving cascade of tobacco, leather, cocoa, cedar, nut, and earth nuances. An elegant, seamless aged rum for contemplative sipping, or top shelf cocktails. (tasted on Jun-30-2010)
94 • 9 Casks 8 Year Old Oak Barrel Aged Rum $39.99.
Golden amber color. Aromas of mocha, creme brulee, buttery toffeed nuts, and gentle brown spices follow through on a round, supple entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium-full body with great depth and vibrancy. Finishes with a long interplay of creamy vanilla, dried stone and citrus fruit, mossy stones, and gingery, peppery spice. A lavish and lively well aged sipping rum that will also work wonders in crafty cocktails. (tasted on Jun-29-2010)
94 • Flor de Caña 18 Year Old Centenario Gold Rum $59.99.
Deep amber color. Aromas of cacao nib, tobacco leaf, toasty caramelized Brazil and macadamia nuts, and fig follow through on a round, silky entry to a dryish medium-to-full body with elegant depth and balance. Finishes with a long, polished dissolve of pepper spice, earthy minerality, vanilla custard, and gingerbread wafer. A very reserved and stylish sipping rum. (tasted on Jun-29-2010)
93 • Matusalem Gran Reserva 18 Rum $39.99.
Deep amber color. Delicate aromas of honeyed nuts, dried papaya, tobacco, cedar, and spice follow through on a silky entry to a dryish medium body with very good depth and balance. Finishes with a touch of buttercream, incense, and spicy oak on the long, drying fade. Elegant and dry. A great choice for cigars. (tasted on Jun-23-2010)
93 • Flor de Caña 12 Year Old Centenario Rum $49.99.
Beautifully rich copper penny color. Aromas of caramelized nuts, tobacco, banana bunch, brown butter, and leather follow through on a satiny, supple entry to a dry medium-full body with great elegant depth and balance. Finsihes with a long, smooth oak and mineral flourish that practically opens the cigar box for you. A great sipping and smoking rum. (tasted on Jun-29-2010)
92 • Dos Maderas P.X. 10 Year Old Aged Rum $39.99.
Deep mahogany color. Very pure aromas of black licorice, molasses, and chocolate pecan pie follow through on a supple entry to a off-dry medium-to-full body with good depth and a cinnamon raisin toast, toasted almond, peppery spice, and delicate sherry accented finish. Interesting and fun. Try in avant-garde cocktails. (tasted on Jun-22-2010)
90 • Flor de Caña 7 Year Old Grand Reserve Rum $24.99.
Bright amber color. Aromas of mocha, banana creme brulee, and caramelized nuts follow through on a round, supple entry to a dryish medium-to-full body with very good depth, smoothness, and balance. Finishes in a long, precise and proportioned fade with peppery spices and plantain notes in support. A very nice cocktail or sipping rum. (tasted on Jun-29-2010)
87 • Clarke's Court Old Grog Rum $13. Best Buy.
Rich golden amber color. Bright mango-pineapple-papaya compote, lavender, and bubblegum spice aromas follow through on a spry entry to dry-yet-fruity medium body with good depth and a fruit gum and cola nut accented fade. More of a lively golden rum than an aged rum. (tasted on Jun-30-2010)


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