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.
Country
Caribbean Blend
Type
Molasses
Colouring
Yes

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

88 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    5 days ago

    Drinkable beyond belief. An absolute joy on the tongue. Chocolate and vanilla overtones when drunk neat, a touch of peat on the rocks. You'd be wasting it by mixing, it's best enjoyed on its own. Simply one of THE BEST rums on the market. Buy it, and more importantly, DRINK IT. It's an absolute pleasure.

  • 5
    6 days ago

    The best black-spiced rum I have ever tasted. Not a rum connoisseur, but this is amazing to me. Will buy again and again.

  • 5
    4 September

    Behold the Kraken a great rum

  • 5
    30 July

    Purpose distilled rum with only one thing in mind to satisfy, wonderful.

  • 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. :)

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