This product is currently out of stock
Enter your email address below to be notified when this product is available.
Rare Blend is the new name for Appleton 12 Year Old Extra. Distilled in traditional copper pot stills, Rare Blend is a superb blend of rums, many of which have been aged for at least 12 years.Tasting Notes (1)
12 Year Old
No Added Sugar or Flavourings
Tasting notes from the producer
Deep oak, fruity, and cocoa notes, followed by delicate molasses, vibrant orange peel, rich vanilla, subtle coffee, with a hint of toasted oak and almond.
More from Appleton
Appleton Estate 12 Year Old Rare Casks
(£61.79 per litre)
Appleton Estate Rum Master's Selection Gift Set
(£71.58 per litre)
Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve
(£41.36 per litre)
Appleton Estate 15 Year Old Black River Casks
(£91.36 per litre)
Appleton Special Jamaica RumBot.1990s
(£178.57 per litre)
Appleton Estate 21 Year OldNassau Valley Casks
(£207.14 per litre)
My first sipping rum, and so far still my favourite.
Money well spent. I have enjoyed this rum for a long time now.
It's so smooth on the palate
Drinking this for the first time as I write this. Having on the rocks. Quite boozy on the nose, and sharp initially. But as the ice dissolved the flavour developed and the delicious molasses and banana notes come through. So smooth and easy drinking. Definitely a step up from the signature blend in complexity and roundness.
My friend went to Jamaica & I asked him to bring me a bottle of Appleton's Rare Blend 12 Yr. I was disappointed – there was a BIG alcohol nose from the bottle & the glass, even after about 20 min. It had a molasses overtone but not much else. I have waited a long time to try this rum but was very disappointed in it! I have had much more favorable Caribbean rums for considerable less money.
While we endeavour to provide full and accurate information on our website, there may be occasions where producers have updated their recipe or failed to provide full details of their ingredients and processes. This may affect factors including the product style and allergen information, and we would advise that you always check the label and not solely rely on the information presented here. If you are at all uncertain about a product then please contact our customer service team before purchase.
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard. Our special air-inflated packaging is both re-usable and recyclable, as well as efficient to both transport and dispose of.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).