Country Jamaican Rum
Distillery/Brand Appleton Estate
Distillation Date 2005
Style Dark Rum
Bottling Date 2022

Appleton Estate 17 Legend

A faithful recreation of the legendary 17 Year Old rum crafted by J. Wray & Nephew in the 1940’s that made the original Mai Tai in San Fransico's Trailer Vic's. Knowing the chemical composition and sensory profile of the original, Appleton master distiller Joy Spence selected four marks of rum, tweaked the fermentation, and rested the rum for longer than typical to bring more esters. After distillation in copper pot stills, it was aged for a minimum of 17 years in oak casks. There were just 10 barrels created which produced 1,500 bottles. That’s it. Once they’re gone you will never ever see this again.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose So funky we’re in blue cheese territory, but also rewardingly tropical with creamy banana filling, marmalade, burnt black molasses, and fresh ground nutmeg. There’s also hints of overripe blackcurrant, leather, Liquorice All Sorts, crystallised peel, and praline.

Palate The same bright blue cheese funk, accompanied by peach chutney on a rye cracker. There’s also aromatic wood, overripe mango, grilled papaya, aniseed, cherry cough sweets, gingerbread, and eucalyptus.

Finish A medley of aromatic spice, tropical fruit, ancient woody tannins, and full-bodied funk.

Overall A constantly evolving, completely original rum that's much funkier and bolder than what we expect from the usually elegant Appleton.

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Appleton Estate 17 Legend
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