Mount Gay Extra Old Rum Sample

3cl / 43%
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Mount Gay Extra Old Rum Sample
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An aged release from Mount Gay of Barbados, the XO is warming with notes of honey, banana, apple, toffee and mixed spice.
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Mount Gay Extra Old Rum



  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Ginger Ginger
  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Apricot Apricot
  • Pineapple Pineapple
  • Banana Banana

Mount Gay Extra Old Rum Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by The Whisky Exchange

    Nose: Stacks of fruit: raisins, prunes and sultanas with touches of banana and pineapple.

    Palate: The fruit continues on the palate, accompanied by dark spice and a touch of char.

    Finish: Long and spicy.

  • 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

53 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    3 days ago

    Lovely smooth, mellow flavour tastes so good.

  • 4
    14 January

    Very good

  • 5
    5 December 2018

    Excellent rum; smooth and flavoursome. Not as sweet as some, but then it’s not full of added sugar and flavours like Diplomatico.

  • 5
    28 October 2018

    Outstanding paired with a Trinidad Topes limitada cigar

  • 5
    2 April 2018

    very smooth and lovely tasting drink

  • 5
    6 November 2017

    One of the best golden rums about. Five star.

  • 4
    2 October 2017

    MGXO is not as sweet as Zacapa 23 or Diplomatico Reserva ( green bottle) But is very balanced and quite elegant. It is a sipper, I do prefer Arcan Rum from Mauritius ( this is so special,bold flavour that stays elegant and special. Mount Gay XO is a very balance medium or more sweet Rum.

  • 5
    19 September 2017

    Agree with previous reviewers: rich, smooth and delicious. Loved the St Nicholas Abbey 12 year old rum also; exceptionally smooth

  • 5
    31 August 2017

    An exceptionally smooth flavoursome rum brings back happy memories of silver anniversary holiday in Barbados!

  • 5
    17 July 2017

    A rum to savour bringing back memories of the Lime Grove bar in Barbados.

  • 5
    8 May 2017

    Outstanding rum. A classic. The sophistication of whiskey with the soothing flavor of a pure rum.

  • 5
    3 March 2017

    Enjoyed this over two holidays in Barbados. Brought some back and it tastes almost as good in the UK (just the sun, smiles and reggae missing). A smooth rum which can be sipped or mixed (diet coke or ginger both work well).

  • 5
    26 February 2017

    Creme de la Creme

  • 4
    15 January 2017

    The world's best.

  • 5
    25 December 2016

    Deliciously sweet and fiery and sublime

  • 5
    19 December 2016

    Heaven in your mouth!

  • 5
    21 August 2016

    Fantastic. The Best Rum in the world. Mount Gay only have awesome Rums

  • 5
    17 June 2016

    Amazing taste and smoothness!

  • 5
    6 June 2016

    Lovely tasting rum,

  • 5
    6 April 2016

    the best, no more needs to be said!

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