Vat 19 is a three year-old light golden rum made in Trinidad (where it has a cult following) by Fernandes Distillers (aka Trinidad Distillers) and this imported version is bottled, rather brilliantly, in Chorley, Lancs.
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CountryTrinidadAge3 Year OldTypeMolassesStylePlain
Appearance: Clear, pale golden yellow. Aroma: Pungent and fruity - pineapple and red grapefruit juice with light sweet vanilla oak. Taste: Slightly sweet and fruity - grapefruit zest and pear, yet at the same time lightly aggressive with faint note reminiscent of oily paint. Aftertaste: Fruity finish with lingering notes of old-fashioned oil paint.
Customer Reviews: (8 reviews)
used to work at the bayview hotel in portballintrae,
1/2 pint glass,ice,lemon and a real bottle of coke,vat19,,
cheers and nice to know i can now when i run out get it online,it can be bought in stranraer (3years ago)
- anonymous, 13th February
Cbelfast lover I wonder why it's so hard to source even in belfast
- anonymous, 30th Nov '13
i used to drink it in gravesend,used to sell it in offlicences and pubs there
- anonymous, 2nd Oct '12
I have drank Vat 19 since I was 22, as I am from Belfast it was easy to get.Now I live in the Uk and only get it when family come to visit.Wish it was marketed in the shops here.Love it loads
- Donna, 23rd Jul '12
sampled this in Belfast recently....... tasted light n sweet... love it!!!!
- anonymous, 15th Jul '12
this is the staple for making ponche de creme excelent product using for over 50 years also good with coke a cxola
- anonymous, 28th Dec '11
A friend of mine brought me some back from trinadad and I FREAKIN LOVED IT! Now I am so happy I found a website that I can order it from.
- Corey Gaut, 12th Jul '11
This drink is amazing!! You cant buy it in England, I always buy bottles when I visit Belfast and its getting difficult to buy there now. if you want a rum with a kick this is so the one! love it.
- Kelly B, 6th Nov '10
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