Kraken Black Spiced Rum

70cl / 40%
Kraken Black Spiced Rum
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A dark spiced Caribbean rum introduced to the UK in Spring 2010, Kraken's old-style bottle and superlative packaging seem to earmark it out for greatness, and perhaps it will help some of those many thousands of punters nursing an old-recipe-Sailor-Jerry-sized hole in their hearts.
Caribbean Blend

Kraken Black Spiced Rum Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes for CLASS Magazine

    Appearance - Clear, dark walnut brown.

    Aroma - Nutty, Vanilla and coffee with cherryade and a prickly pinch of old fashioned gunpowder.

    Taste - Slightly sweet, cola-like vanillered spicy palate with espresso coffee, creamy caramel, cinnamon, cloves and gingerbread.

    Aftertaste - Long, peppery spiced finish.

    Rating - 4.5/5

84 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    9 July

    One of the best, if not the best rum ive had, definately in the top 3. The creature is real, and deserves respect!!!

  • 5
    6 July

    Was never a fan of rum until I tried Kraken. I started out mixing, but now love it on the rocks.

  • 4
    4 July

    It has a very smooth and wonderful flavor initially. The vanilla aftertaste seems to linger a bit.

  • 5
    1 June

    Hits the spot you want it to.

  • 5
    29 May

    Very sweet, and goes down beautifully.

  • 5
    30 March

    amazing rum

  • 5
    19 January

    The very spice of life.

  • 5
    13 January

    really nice

  • 3
    21 October 2016

    First taste is different, pleasant surprise. By the time my glass was empty I was tired of the overpowering vanilla flavour. I don't rate this highly at all. I suppose if you have been on the ovd or lambs then this would seem delicious. Not for me.

  • 5
    12 October 2016

    best rum ever and i've tried a lot of kinds. The caramel, the smoothness, the high alcohol content make this rum divine!!!

  • 3
    3 September 2016

    Sweet with Carmel, but with pleasant Woody flavor, like you were in a freshly build cabin. Spices are very fragrant and just perfect. slight bitter finish. Good rum for ole pirate like me...but not in top 20.

  • 5
    23 August 2016

    So good that you literally turn into a pirate!

  • 4
    8 May 2016

    very good

  • 5
    5 May 2016

    Very solid drink. Had the Captain Morgan Black spice a few weeks ago, liked that and went to a liquor store(not the one I bought the Cap at) to get another one. They did not carry it but they had the Kraken. Got it since I heard a lot of good thing about it. Well the the spice are not as strong, it is a bit sweeter, goes down smoother and all round tasted better neat. Although I'd buy Captain Morgan Black Spiced again, this I'd pick over it by just a bit

  • 5
    4 May 2016

    Darkness lies within this bottle, be careful how you treat it or it will bite you!

  • 4
    18 April 2016

    Once you open this bottle at a party. all hell will break lose. :)

  • 5
    20 March 2016

    Extremely smooth and satisfying

  • 4
    10 February 2016

    When you drink too much of an alcohol drink and then still drink it again the next day its good Ive been drinking for 30 years and I can only say that for 3 drinks bud, sinfire and this one the kraken. But this one is 94 so enjoy carefully. Defintely vanilla great with a ice cold coke chaser!

  • 5
    22 January 2016

    Release the Kraken at once!

  • 5
    9 January 2016

    By far the best tasting rum I've ever had the pleasure of drinking. Great taste with a nice smooth bite. I love it.

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