Mount Gay Extra Old Rum

70cl / 43%
Mount Gay Extra Old Rum
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A very special Bajan rum, Mount Gay XO is now receiving long-overdue international recognition. Full-flavoured and extremely mellow, with a lingering finish.

Mount Gay Extra Old Rum Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Simon Difford (CLASS Magazine)

    Clear, golden amber with polished gold highlights

    Spicy apricot, ripe banana and vanilla with rum and raison ice-cream.

    Fiery but velvety, honeyed palate with cooked fruit, ripe banana, toffee apple and sweet pastry notes overlaid with spicy oak - cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

    Long dry oaky finish. Light-bodied but very rich and full-flavoured.

    4/5 Praiseworthy

31 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    1 November

    Liquid gold!

  • 2
    10 June

    hot and short.... not a great combination

  • 4
    11 March

    Doesn''t compare to Diplomatica. Doesn''t have Diplomatica''s sweetness.

  • 5
    16 November 2014

    Ice, XO and a splash of bitters will have you back on Dover or Rockley Beach. Perfect rum.

  • 5
    30 October 2014

    Top notch

  • 16 October 2013

    The best rum I have tasted and a favourite of mine since my first visit to Barbados in 1987. Smooth, rich flavour with a hint of bourbon hiding in the background. Great on its own but also superb with coke. A "pint of Bajan" is a must to quench that thirst. Recommended.

  • 12 April 2013

    One of my favourite rums. Sip it on a Tuesday afternoon with some tropical fruit, brown sugar and your choice of junk food and half a bottle later you become ridiculously handsome.

  • 14 January 2013

    Not a favourite rum, but I managed to polish off half a bottle one Saturday morning without realising. You get a brown sugar sweetness and some tropical fruit - its the junk food of the rum world (in a good way) and shouldn't be compared to 'sipping' rums, although its worth noting that half bottle vanished without mixer or ice.

  • 22 August 2012

    You can taste the Carribean Sun! On a cold Winters night it warms the soul.

  • 23 April 2012

    Another staple of mine! I have come to judge bars on their selection of rum and whisky. This is one of the marker bottles I look for along with Diplomatico ER. A very good rum for the price. If you like your sipping rum, get a bottle of this, El Dorado 15 and Diplomatico ER

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