Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Hampden Estate Single Jamaican Rum

Hampden Estate Single Jamaican Rum 46...$49.99 / 750 ml
Produced with unique and partly secret methods that have remained unchanged since the 18th century. The result is a distillate with a distinct aromatic profile due in great part to an extremely high level of esters. The rum has been aged for 8 years in Jamaica (tropical climate). equivalent to almost 25 years of maturation in the European climate. The nose is voluptuous and intense. with notes of caramelized apple and sweet spices mixed with a delicate touch of smokiness. The mouth is very fascinating. smooth & dry at the same time (sugar free & additives free): it reveals very pleasant notes of wood. tropical fruits and resin.
46% ABV

Hampden Estate Single Jamaican Rum Overproof 60...$62.99 / 750 ml 
A definitely unique and exceptional rum. the result of an assemblage of different marks. all with a minimum barrel ageing of 7 tropical years equivalent toe years ageing in Europe. The nose is impetuous and very intense. every scent is amplified by the higher abv. A delightful scent of cherry is surrounded by delicate touches of woods & spices.
Definitely dry. with a very enjoyable bitter taste. this 60 overproof version is very harmonious. Lightly oakey and spicy. The finish is gentle, fulfilled by varnish and incense fragrances.
60% ABV

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